PRESS RELEASE: Report calls for safer internet for women's and girls' rights

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By AL for APCNews

BALI, Indonesia, 23 October 2013

This year’s edition of GISWatch, launched today at the eighth IGF in Bali, shows that gains in women’s rights made online are not always certain or stable. While access to the internet for women has increased their participation in the social, economic and governance spheres, there is another side to these opportunities: online harassment, cyberstalking and violence against women online, all of which are on the rise globally.

Full article at http://www.apc.org/en/node/18658/

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