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Tuesday, October 9 • 14:00 - 15:45
Parallel Workshop 3: Enhancing Digital security and advocacy for women & girls in Africa (EN/FR)

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This interactive/roundtable session aims to
  • Reinforce awareness on digital safety and security among key internet users
  • Provide a platform for policy actors, tech companies and women rights groups to demystify challenges and strategies to scale up the inclusion of more women in digital platforms for civic, political and socio-economic empowerment.
  • Strengthen the counter speech narrative as a digital advocacy tool.
Cette session interactive / table ronde vise à:
  • Renforcer la sensibilisation sur la sécurité numérique et la sécurité parmi les principaux utilisateurs d'Internet
  • Fournir une plate-forme aux acteurs politiques, aux entreprises technologiques et aux groupes de défense des droits des femmes afin de démystifier les défis et les stratégies visant à renforcer l'inclusion d'un plus grand nombre de femmes dans les plates-formes numériques pour l'autonomisation civique, politique et socio-économique.
  • Renforcer le discours de contre-discours en tant qu'outil de plaidoyer numérique.

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Cecilia Maundu

Secretary General, International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT)
Cecilia Mwende Maundu is broadcast journalist working for the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, which is the state broadcaster in Kenya. She is a digital security trainer, she trains people, in particular women, journalists’ and human rights defenders on how to stay safe online since... Read More →
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Cheryl Yugi

Gender Justice Lead, ARTICLE 19 Eastern Africa
Cheryl Yugi is a human rights lawyer who currently leads the Gender justice work at ARTICLE 19 Eastern Africa where she champions digital literacy and security for women online alongside advocating against Tech Assisted Violence against women. Prior to joining ARTICLE 19 she served... Read More →

Tuesday October 9, 2018 14:00 - 15:45 GMT
Omanye IV