Strategically using ICTs to amplify voices of silenced groups

Friday, November 30, 2012

Parents express worry over the misuse of ICT by young people…16 Days of Activism! Action Step 3

THE third day of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence saw the ongoing Citizen Journalism training programme focusing on gender based violence with a focus on the new Information society. Participants comprising of 13 women and 3 men explored various forms of gender based violence. They discussed how gender based violence can be committed using ICTs. They pointed cyber crimes such as sexual harassment, online trafficking and stalking and they explored ways they can protect themselves from becoming victims of gender based violence committed using ICTs.