Technology is a force to be reckoned with. It has the ability to enter into sectors other means of communication can't. Whether its into our phone, computer, or television, the technology of social media informs us about what is happening in the world. The ability to communicate with more people means a greater ability to get the word out. With that more people become aware of a situation and what can be done to help it.
Other ways technology is used are to educate and prevent. In times where a person is given limited information about things such as their body, a website might be the only way for them to learn. When a woman finds herself in a potentially dangerous situation, the ability to discretely alert someone can save lives.
As much as we complain about being addicted to our phones and how much we need a break from technology, in the end it can be a really great thing. It is the key way the fight for our rights is spreading. As we see others act it inspires us to act too. Read on for ways women are using technology to help lead the resistance.