World Pulse In the News: The United Nations Targets Online Harassment

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September 25—World Pulse was recognizedas an important respite from cyber violencebyThe New York Times' Editor's Blogand the U.N. Broadband Commission for Digital Development, in a new report released September 24: "Cyber Violence Against Women and Girls: A World-Wide Wake-Up Call."

In its coverage of this new report,The New York Times' Editor's Blogincluded that "creating a safer and more equitable Internet won’t just be about stopping bad behavior—as the report notes, it’s also important to actively promote gender equality and women’s participation. The report’s authors praise groups like World Pulse that encourage women to speak out online, and call on tech companies to elevate more women to positions of power."

Read the New York Times' Blog post here»

Read the U.N. Broadband Commission's Report here»

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Louisa Eikhomun
Oct 26, 2015
Oct 26, 2015

Cyber Crimes aginst women and girls needs more awareness and call to action. With the SDGs 5 on Gender Equality and Women Empowerment a goal on violence againt women should be monitored closely for accountability on the implementation by state parties. Our girls needs to feel safe on line.