Resources for Automated Identification of Online Gender-Based Violence: A Systematic Review

Gavin Abercrombie, Aiqi Jiang, Poppy Gerrard-Abbott, Ioannis Konstas, Verena Rieser

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Online Gender-Based Violence (GBV), such as misogynistic abuse, is an increasingly prevalent problem that technological approaches have struggled to address. Through the lens of the GBV framework, which is rooted in social science and policy, we systematically review 63 available resources for automated identification of such language. We find the datasets are limited in a number of important ways, such as their lack of theoretical grounding and stakeholder input, static nature, and focus on certain media platforms. Based on this review, we recommend development of future resources rooted in sociological expertise and centering stakeholder voices, namely GBV experts and people with lived experience of GBV.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication7th Workshop on Online Abuse and Harms (WOAH)
EditorsYi-Ling Chung, Aida Mostafazadeh Davani, Debora Nozza, Paul Rottger, Zeerak Talat
PublisherAssociation for Computational Linguistics
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9781959429814
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jul 2023
Event7th Workshop on Online Abuse and Harms 2023 - Toronto, Canada
Duration: 13 Jul 2023 → …


Conference7th Workshop on Online Abuse and Harms 2023
Abbreviated titleWOAH 2023
Period13/07/23 → …

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Linguistics and Language
  • Language and Linguistics

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