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UN looks at online challenges facing women human rights defenders

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has invited the agency to join its consultation on the specific challenges women human rights defenders face online.

Its Women’s Human Rights and Gender Section is conducting consultations on tech-mediated violence and attacks against women human rights defenders.

The aim is to better understand specific threats, discuss protection needs and identify promising practices for preventing and protecting the rights of women human rights defenders online.