Achieving Digital Justice and Rights Through Inclusive Policy Making
7 March, 8:00-9:30 AM Eastern Standard Time [8:00-9:30 PM Thailand Standard Time (GMT+7)]
The side event aimed to discuss and interrogate the realities and the impact of 'digital transformation' on women in Asia-Pacific and to take stock of the situation with regards to gender-based violence in digital spaces and the gendered impact of digitalisation on labour rights of women and girls. It also provided concrete policy recommendations for human rights-based and gender-responsive digital initiatives and policies that cam ensure the safety and security of women and girls in virtual platforms and address sexual and gendered cyber violence, harassment and abuse in an effective manner.
This side event was co-sponsored by the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD), UN Women, International Labor Organization (ILO), Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM), Korea Women’s Association United (KWAU) and the Permanent Mission of Fiji.