What are the digital security concerns and threats facing women human rights defenders?
By CYR for APC
BERLIN, Germany, 26 October 2012
One of the first steps to addressing violence against women is documenting that there is a problem. This is as true online as it is offline. APC’s Connect Your Rights! Campaign has conducted a survey of 40 women human rights defenders (WHRDs) from across Latin America, Eastern Europe, Africa and Asia, on their online experiences, their security concerns and their training needs. This is an important step towards developing long-term strategies, responses and policy to the ongoing threats that all women, but particularly women human rights defenders, face online.
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