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Empowerment Programs for Women and Young Girls on Cyber Security

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted September 27, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on October 30, 2021
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The Women in ICT Foundation is pleased to announce the Empowerment Programs for Women and Young Girls on Cyber Security to help women and girls develop better cyber hygiene; to identify and react to threats. Then, take a deeper dive into the risks of data breach and security backdoors.

Cyber Wo-fare is a National Empowerment Programs for Women and Young Girls on Cyber Security for a secure information technology environment (100% FREE Cyber Security Training / Career Development for Women and Young Girls).

This empowerment programs will offer the opportunity to lead the cyber security experts to provide educational training women and girls in various government agencies, ministries, departments, and parastatals [Federal & States], not-for-profit organizations, embassies, corporate organizations, financial institutions, IDP Camps, schools, businesses and those in the rural areas on how to improve their cyber hygiene.

Women and Girls are subjected to various forms of gender-based cyber violence. This violence refers to online behaviour targeting women and girls, intended to intimidate, to coerce, or to cause fear, anxiety, humiliation and extreme emotional distress, which includes but not limited to, cyber stalking, non-consensual pornography (or ‘revenge porn’), distributing child pornography, electronic-enabled human trafficking, Identity theft, fraud ‘financial crimes’, gender-based slurs and harassment, unsolicited pornography, ‘sextortion’, rape and death threats.

Women in ICT foundation is a non-for-profit organization that focuses on providing technology education for women and young girls to rectify the under-representation of women in the technology industry and STEM profession.

Our primary aim is to inspire, enable and support women and girls using ICT to give them a way for realizing their dreams, overcoming problems and exploring their potential for success.

Our movement is built on the belief “That what men can do, women can do better, more perfectly and productive. Women can be as good as men in using, developing and improving technology”.

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Cyber-Wofare Project will encourage, empower and engage women and girls in the digital space to become innovators in STEM fields, leaders in their communities, and builders of their own futures through exposure to technology and skills to occupy some of the “17 million computing jobs opening expected to be available globally by 2024”.

Eligible Countries: Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Egypt, Tunisia, Angola, Rwanda, Morocco and Algeria.

Deadline: 31-Oct-21.

For more information, please visit https://cyberwofare.ng/registration-option/

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Sep 27
Sep 27

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Best regards,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Sep 29
Sep 29

Thanks, Ana.