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Preventing violence against women and girls in the digital and technological age - CSW59 Side Event
10 Mar 2015 -  A panel discussion organized by the Australian Permanent Mission to the United Nations exploring the intersection between technology and gender based violence.
This side event will explore the intersection between technology and gender-based violence against women and girls, highlighting a trending issue across the globe. The panel will promote the use of technology as a safety and empowerment tool for women and girls, and discuss how technology can be used to gather evidence for police and courts. This side event will also contribute to understanding and preventing violence against women, one of the core focus areas of the Beijing Platform of Action.