Violence against women online: A selection of tweets from CSW 57

Twitter activity during the 57th session of the Commission on Status of Women between 4-15 March 2013 was quite intense. GenderIT.org took part in the tweeting by addressing the debate around emerging forms of violence against women and information and communication technologies, and advocating for its inclusion in the agreed conclusions of the meeting.


@GenderITorg

VAW committed, abetted or aggravated through the use of ICTs & in online spaces: part of the continuum of violence http://j.mp/WGUUKM


@GenderITorg

UN Women welcomes Agreed Conclusions at the Commission on Status of Women http://shar.es/ewYMe


@GenderITorg

Yes, technology provides opportunities for women & girls BUT violence against women limits them


@GenderITorg

Women & girls who experience violence mediated by ICT need recourse to protection & redress #takebackthetech #CSW57 #genderit


@GenderITorg

Laws and policies on violence against women in many countries pre-date the emergence of online violations


@GenderITorg

Bytes for All receives Avon Global Communications Award for local #takebackthetech campaign https://www.apc.org/en/news/bytes-all-receives-avon-global-communication...


@GenderITorg

You are every women: A video on technology-related violence against women http://j.mp/106yu2x


@carotagn

Technology-related forms of violence must be recognised as a form of violence against women & girls


‏@carotagn

Women & girls who experience violence mediated by ICT need recourse to protection & redress


‏@takebackthetech

You are every women: A video on technology-related violence against women http://j.mp/106yu2x


‏@anjakovacs

Women with strong views face backlash online, http://bit.ly/16dldcQ


@GenderITorg

"What went wrong?" Anita Gurumurthy's statement at the closing ceremony of WSIS plus 10 review http://j.mp/Wa8DqQ


@GenderITorg

Bytes for All receives Avon Global Communications Award for local Take Back the Tech! campaign https://www.apc.org/en/news/bytes-all-receives-avon-global-communication...


@GenderITorg

How are ICTs changing the way women experience violence? http://bit.ly/XAVvKA


@GenderITorg

#CSW57 Emerging forms of violence against women: defining harm http://bit.ly/XAVvKA


@GenderITorg

#CSW57 Elimination of all forms of violence agst women & girls in all their diversity, including in media & ICT


@GenderITorg

Safer spaces 4 women & girls = safer cities & safer internet


@GenderITorg

There is legislation against e-fraud, why not e-VAW?


@GenderITorg

Most cybercrime laws do not consider #VAW nor does VAW legislation contemplate cyberspace


@GenderITorg

Violence against women online has led to violations of physical integrity & bodily autonomy


@GenderITorg

Violence against women online violates rights 2 privacy, freedom of expression, association, access 2 info #CSW57 #takebackthetech #genderit


@GenderITorg

In same way we face risks offline, in streets & homes, women & girls face specific risks on the internet


@GenderITorg

Cyberstalking, online harassment, image manipulation &privacy violations: ex.of intimate-partner violence &sexual harassment


@GenderITorg

#VAW: significant barrier to accessing opportunities provided by ICT 4 the full enjoyment of rights


@GenderITorg

Recommendation to #CSW57: Engage internet service & #telco providers to build safer online spaces


@GenderITorg

Capacity building for actors in the criminal justice system


@GenderITorg

Systematic reporting and monitoring of technology-related forms of VAW must be instituted at all levels


@GenderITorg

States/inter-govt bodies must address tech-related forms of VAW in response & prevention efforts


@GenderITorg

#VAW is a significant barrier to women's and girls' ability to take advantage of opportunities ICT provide


@GenderITorg

Technology-related forms of violence must be recognised as a form of violence against women


@GenderITorg

#VAW committed/abetted/aggravated thru use of ICTs & online: part of continuum of violence against women


@GenderITorg

Justice agencies & law enforcers need clear policies & guidelines to address emerging forms of #VAW


@GenderITorg

Women & girls who experience violence mediated by ICT need recourse to protection & redress


@GenderITorg

Laws and policies on violence against women in many countries pre-date the emergence of online violations


@GenderITorg

Statement to the #CSW57 Session: Violence against women and ICT - highlights! http://bit.ly/XAVvKA


@comfortmussa

tools that help women stay safe offline in the streets, can be harnessed to help women stay safe online.


@GenderITorg

APC at the Commission on the Status of Women: the long walk in anti-VAW struggle http://j.mp/ZfHwI8


@GenderITorg

"same way women face risks offline in the streets, violence turns internet into an unsafe space" http://ow.ly/iqgcL


@chatgarcia

cyberstalking, hate mails, manipulated photos are experienced by growing # of young women in Denmark


@chatgarcia

Use new media for counter messaging on violence against women


@UN_CSW

"Human development cannot be achieved as long as women & girls suffer from violence or live in fear of it”:


@GenderITorg

VAW that is committed, abetted or aggravated through the use of ICTs are part of the continuum of violence http://j.mp/WGUUKM


@GenderITorg

http://ow.ly/imorO RT @chatgarcia: Norway delegate supports inclusion of sexual rights in the agreed conclusions of #CSW57


@chatgarcia

Ghana delegate says that sexual harassment online is issue for girls in schools


@GenderITorg

KUDOS to Philippines! RT @chatgarcia: Philippine delegate asks #CSW57 to address emerging forms of #vaw using ICTs #genderit


@endvaw

Ivy Josiah raises technology used in perpetration of #vaw as emerging issue that needs attention at #CSW57


@jhybe

Will We See Real Progress In Addressing VAW At the 57th Commission on the Status of Women? http://www.awid.org/News-Analysis/Friday-Files/Will-We-See-Real-Progress...


@ltreplies

Recommendation to #CSW57: Engage internet service & #telco providers to build safer online spaces


@ltreplies

Systematic reporting &monitoring of ALL #VAWG, including tech-related forms, must be instituted


@GenderITorg

“Forms of violence against women perpetrated by the means of ICT are not new, but emerging"


@GenderITorg

How are ICTs changing the way women experience violence? http://bit.ly/XAVvKA


@GenderITorg

#CSW57 Emerging forms of violence against women: defining harm http://bit.ly/XAVvKA


@GenderITorg

Safer spaces 4 women & girls = safer cities & safer internet


@GenderITorg

Violence online limits women's freedom of expression & internet use, violates right 2 privacy & access 2 info


@GenderITorg

Most cybercrime laws do not consider #VAW nor does violence against women legislation contemplate cyberspace


@GenderITorg

There is legislation against e-fraud, why not e-VAW?


@GenderITorg

5 recommendations to the #CSW57 session on violence against women and ICT http://bit.ly/XAVvKA


@GenderITorg

In same way we face risks offline, in streets & in our homes, women &girls face specific risks on internet


@GenderITorg

Cyberstalking, online harassment, image manipulation & privacy violations: ex. of intimate-partner violence & sexual harassment


@GenderITorg

#VAW: significant barrier to accessing opportunities provided by ICT 4 the full enjoyment of rights


@GenderITorg

Capacity building for actors in the criminal justice system


@GenderITorg

Systematic reporting and monitoring of technology-related forms of VAW must be instituted at all levels


@GenderITorg

States/inter-govt bodies must address tech-related forms of VAW in response & prevention efforts


@GenderITorg

#VAW is a significant barrier to women's and girls' ability to take advantage of opportunities ICT provide


@GenderITorg

Technology-related forms of violence must be recognised as a form of violence against women


@GenderITorg

#VAW committed/abetted/aggravated thru use of ICTs & online: part of continuum of violence against women


@GenderITorg

Justice agencies & law enforcers need clear policies & guidelines to address emerging forms of #VAW


@GenderITorg

Women & girls who experience violence mediated by ICT need recourse to protection & redress


@GenderITorg

Laws and policies on violence against women in many countries pre-date the emergence of online violations


@GenderITorg

#CSW57 Ensure nat'l laws in accordance with Belem do Para & CEDAW. Take laws off paper and into practice to end #VAWG


@GenderITorg

#CSW57 MUST improve evidence base of all forms #VAWG, including #feminicide to have effective programs


@GenderITorg

7 in 10 women are abused. Ending #violenceagainstwomen & girls starts with YOU! Take action. #SayNOUNiTE http://saynotoviolence.org

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