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Today I challenged ideas around pornophobia and morality among Congolese media practitioners

I’m just back from a cyberdialogue organized in my country around ICT and violence against women. As my organization Si Jeunesse Savait is implementing a 2-year project on the topic, I felt like it was really the place to be today. I put aside planning for next year. That could wait. Sharing the experience of what we were doing with women in our project and learning from others about what they think should be the way forward in DRC was worth the change in plans. The online discussion, organized by Genderlinks as part of the 16 Days of Activism, was to be shared with all francophone connecting to the dialogue.

But let me tell you that the debate between most of the people I met online today was really far from meeting my expectation of a great exchange around privacy, freedom of expression and data protection in our context…..