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Online violence against women and girls in all their diversity, also referred to as technology-facilitated gender-based violence (TFGBV), has been on the agenda of feminist tech experts and researchers for many years. Thankfully, an understanding of the importance, pervasiveness, and profound impact of online violence on women, gender equality and the open and peaceful functioning of democracies is gaining traction among global leaders and others working in the field of GBV in offline spaces. The interest, from governments, on this form of violence provides an opportunity for the field to advocate for more and better resources to address knowledge gaps and build better programmes to respond to and prevent TFGBV.

Webinar: Including Diverse Voices

Watch this webinar to learn how SVRI and key partners (UN Women, Association for Progressive Communications and the Global Partnership) are working together on a research priority setting process to draw on the wisdom of the crowd and set research priorities for the next 5-10 years for fair, effective and relevant research on TFGBV – and how you can be involved in the process.

This event was hosted as a parallel event in the framework of the NGO CSW67 Forum.

Webinar Recording

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Violencia de género en entornos digitales: UNFPA, la Defensoría del Público y la Red de Editoras de Género presentaron una guía para su abordaje en los medios. (2023, March 7). UNFPA Argentina.
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