Digital Empowerment of in Conflict Settings: Why it Matters (CSW67 Side Event)
Broadcasting UN Entity
Based on evidence from women with experiences from war and conflict in the area of the OSCE and its partners, the panel discussion at this CSW67 side event will bring together high level speakers from international organizations, governments, humanitarian actors and civil society.
Digitalization can offer new opportunities for economic participation for women refugees and IDPs. Digital tools is also important for identification, information on services, cash transfer and education. But there is no one size fits all: The female refugee populations within and between countries of origin is ranging from highly skilled in ICT to digital illiterates. Different types of empowerment are needed.