Tag Archives: Online

More women must have access online and be empowered to use ICTs

The economic, social and political empowerment of women has emerged as an important aspect of progress for communities not just at a national scope but also at a global one. Much as the global community has recognised the importance of ...

Safety and privacy for women online key – Says Facebook

Due to the increasing threats and online violence targeted at women and girls, Facebook has recently teamed up with various stakeholders especially women organisation in Africa to discuss safety and security issues at Facebook as well as share Facebook’s safety ...

Internet access and human rights online – striking the balance

The 4th Africa Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is currently being held at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Forum (AfIGF2015) opened today is organized by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Union bringing ...

Cyber-insecurity impedes fight Against Violence on Women

The UN estimates that 95% of aggressive behavior, harassment, abusive language and denigrating images in online spaces are aimed at women and come from partners or former male partners. Information and communications technologies (ICTs) such as the internet and mobile ...