Combating Russian Gendered Disinformation Campaigns
Gendered disinformation threatens democratic integrity, gender equity, and national security across Europe by disproportionately targeting women and discouraging their participation in public life. While domestic actors are the primary source of such narratives, Russian influence operations carried out by fringe political movements, political elites, and pro-Kremlin outlets play an important role in amplifying them.
As Europe builds its counter-disinformation capabilities, how can leaders effectively combat gendered disinformation?
Anneli Ahonen, Senior Fellow, Institute for Strategic Dialogue
Arzu Geybulla, Founder, Azerbaijan Internet Watch
Maria Giovanna Sessa, Senior Researcher, EU Disinfo Lab
Katarína Klingová, Senior Research Fellow, Democracy and Resilience Program, GLOBSEC
Geysha González, Senior Vice President, Operations and External Affairs, Center for European Policy Analysis