Balancing rights and interests: Best practices to counter online abuse and violence

The IGF Best Practice Forum on Online Abuse and Gender-Based Violence Against Women took place in Joao Pessoa, Brazil in November 2015. Representatives of civil society, academia and the private sector went through some of the key highlights and recommendations from the BPF but opened it up at different junctures for inputs and responses.

Online abuse and gender-based violence are understood as being a part of gender-based violence. In addition to existing structural inequality and discrimination between genders, disparity in access to, participation in and decision making over the internet and technology development are all factors that play a part in their manifestation online and through the use of other information and communications technologies (ICTs).

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Source: IGF::: GenderIT.org
Balancing rights and interests: Best practices to counter online abuse and violence

Balancing rights and interests: Best practices to counter online abuse and violence
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