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Online and technology-facilitated violence against women and girls

EDVAW Platform

On this page, you will find a list of thematic resources such as reports and instruments on online and technology-facilitated discrimination and violence against women and girls from the different mechanisms.

  • EDVAW Platform - First thematic paper on the digital dimension of violence against women as addressed by its seven mechanisms (2022) - EnglishFrenchSpanish.
  • ACHPR - Resolution 522 on the Protection of Women Against Digital Violence in Africa (2022) - English.
  • OAS MESECVI, the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) and UN Women Report “Cyber-violence and cyber-bullying against women and girls in the framework of the Belém Do Pará Convention” (2022) -  Spanish. 
  • OAS MESECVI, the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE) and CIM - Free online course on digital security with a gender perspective, "Our Networks, Our Security", to contribute to a better understanding of the disproportionate impact of cyber threats on women and provide tools for digital self-care (2022) - Spanish.
  • OAS MESECVI, CICTE and CIM - White Paper “Cyber-security for women during the COVID-19 pandemic: Experiences, risks, and self-care strategies in the new normal digital era” (2021) - EnglishSpanish. 
  • OAS MESECVI, CICTE and CIM - Guide on “Online gender-based violence against women and girls. A guide to basic concepts, digital safety tools, and response strategies” (2021) - EnglishSpanish.
  • GREVIO - Study on “Protecting women and girls from violence in the digital age - The relevance of the Istanbul Convention and the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime in addressing online and technology-facilitated violence against women” (2021) - EnglishFrenchSpanish.
  • GREVIO - General Recommendation No.1 on the digital dimension of violence against women (2021) -  EnglishFrench.
  • SR VAW -  A/HRC/38/47: Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences on online violence against women and girls from a human rights perspective (2018)