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From impunity to justice: Improving corporate policies to end technology-related violence against women
From impunity to justice: Improving corporate policies to end technology-related violence against women 09 March 2015 Rima Athar

Download the pdf file here Download the pdf of the report summary The present report explores women’s experiences of and demands for corporate accountability in cases of technology-related violence against women (VAW). In-depth case studies on survivors’ experiences, their attempts to access justice, reviews of corporate policies, and interviews with public policy representatives have been evaluated with reference to (a) national telephony companies, (b) social media and networking platfo...

Infographic: Mapping technology-based violence against women - Take Back the Tech! top 8 findings
Infographic: Mapping technology-based violence against women - Take Back the Tech! top 8 findings 09 March 2015 APC WRP

Available in English, Spanish and French Download the infographic here Did you know that women between 18-30 years old (and younger) are the ones most vulnerable online? And did you know that the majority (40%) of cases are perpetrated by someone known to the survivor? Check out this infographic that draws on the 1126 cases reported on the Take Back the Tech! online map from 2012 to 2014. This infographic is part of the APC “End violence: Women´s rights and online safety” project researc...

Infographic: 4 reasons women struggle to access justice in tech-based VAW
Infographic: 4 reasons women struggle to access justice in tech-based VAW 09 March 2015 APC WRP

Download the infographic here Did you know that less than half of reported cases of technology-based violence against women (VAW) are investigated by the authorities? Check this infographic to know more about our From impunity to justice: Exploring corporate and legal remedies for technology-related violence against women research findings. This infographic is part of the APC “End violence: ...

From impunity to justice: Domestic legal remedies for cases of technology-related violence against women - Summary
From impunity to justice: Domestic legal remedies for cases of technology-related violence against women - Summary 03 March 2015 Women’s Legal and Human Rights Bureau, Inc. (author) and Richa Kaul Padte (editor) for APC's "End violence: Women's rights and safety online" project

Download the pdf file here This is a summary of the research report “From impunity to justice: Domestic legal remedies for cases of technology-related violence against women”, by the Women’s Legal and Human Rights Bureau. This summary was prepared by Richa Kaul Padte. The research was carried out across seven countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of Congo ...

From impunity to justice: Improving corporate policies to end technology-related violence against women - Summary
From impunity to justice: Improving corporate policies to end technology-related violence against women - Summary 26 February 2015 Rima Athar for the "End violence: women's rights and safety online" project

This report explores women’s experiences of and demands for corporate accountability in cases of technology-related violence against women (VAW) as highlighted by the Association for Progressive Communication’s (APC) seven-country research initiative, “From impunity to justice: Exploring corporate and legal remedies for technology-related violence against women”, conducted in Bosnia and...

Cases on women’s experiences of technology-related VAW and their access justice
Cases on women’s experiences of technology-related VAW and their access justice 29 January 2015 APC

The case summaries are based on in-depth case studies mapping women’s experiences of technology-related VAW and their attempts to access justice either through domestic legal remedy or corporate grievance mechanisms. The original case studies were documented as part of the Association for Progressive Communication’s (APC) seven-country research initiative, “From impunity to justice: Explo...

Good questions on technology-related violence
Good questions on technology-related violence 29 January 2015 Namita Malhotra for APC's "End violence: Women's rights and safety online" project

Between April 2013 and June 2014, the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) carried out its multi-country research exploring the adequacy and effectiveness of domestic legal remedies and corporate policies/redress mechanisms to address the issue of technology-related violence against women (VAW). This paper draws on the final research reports from that project, and highlights some of...

Online mapping to end sexual, domestic violence: Report on research in the Republic of Congo
Online mapping to end sexual, domestic violence: Report on research in the Republic of Congo 13 November 2014 Sylvie Niombo

In the Republic of Congo, there was no previous experience in using online mapping to advance the rights of women and children. However, in the area of combating violence against women and girls, an analysis of the response to sexual violence was carried out by UNICEF in 2008 in the aftermath of the armed conflict in the Congo. In addition, the Congolese Association to Combat Violence Against W...

Use of ICTs to improve access to justice and health for women and children victims of sexual and domestic violence in the Republic of Congo. A Survey Report
Use of ICTs to improve access to justice and health for women and children victims of sexual and domestic violence in the Republic of Congo. A Survey Report 13 November 2014 Sylvie Niombo and Romeo Mbengou

Access to health and justice for women victims of violence is certainly one of the effective ways of supporting victims as well as redressing the physical, moral and psychological damage suffered. In order to define these problems encountered by women and to find mechanisms to facilitate this access, a survey was conducted in the towns of Pointe-Noire and Nkayi. This survey has enabled the ide...

EROTICS Global Survey 2013-2014: Sexual rights and the impact of regulatory frameworks and control mechanisms
EROTICS Global Survey 2013-2014: Sexual rights and the impact of regulatory frameworks and control mechanisms 24 October 2014 Horacio Sívori and Bruno Zilli

The EROTICS project looks at the impact of regulatory frameworks and control mechanisms on the actual lived practices, experiences and concerns of internet users in the exercise of their sexual rights. The EROTICS case studies showed that while increasing online activity exposes users to certain risks and threats, individuals and collectives are successful in developing means of self-protection...

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