UNICEF and UNDP
Bhavna Jha spoke at a webinar on Gender-Based Violence and Technology organized by UNDP and UNICEF.
The webinar discussed the rise in the use of mobile and web-based technology to support the increasing number of survivors of gender-based violence since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. This policy dialogue focused on the relationship between gender equality and technology, drawing attention to the digital gender gap, the use of technology in addressing gender-based violence, and the related privacy and security issues. Bhavna made two presentations on "Gender Based Violence and Tech - Pandemic and Personhood" and "Privacy and Safety from Third Party - Purpose Limitations."
The other speakers of the webinar included:
- Gerda Binder: The UNICEF Senior Regional Adviser for Gender Equality with the East Asia Pacific Regional Office
- Kaca Djurickovic: The UNDP Gender Program Manager for Montenegro.
The webinar was moderated by hvale vale, the Coordinator of the EROTICS South Asia Project.