The Human Rights Council resolution “Accelerating efforts to eliminating all forms of violence against women: eliminating domestic violence” recognises that violence against women can include acts such as cyberbullying and cyberstalking, both expressions of online VAW.

As it reads in the document:

“4. Recognizes that violence against women, including domestic violence, can take the form of an isolated act or pattern of abusive behaviour that may occur over a period of time, which as a pattern constitute violence against women, and can include acts such as cyberbullying and cyberstalking.”

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