Live now16 Mar
Social media platforms and other digital technologies have given rise to new forms of gender-based violence. Online violence threatens the safety and rights of individual women, girls, and members of other marginalized groups; and undermines the strength of democracies. Critically, the consequences of online gender-based violence spillover into the physical world.
Please join NDI and the U.S. Department of State for a panel showcasing the "Global Partnership for Action on Gender-Based Online Harassment and Abuse." The Global Partnership is building a global coalition to improve the prevention and response to online gender-based violence. Hear from experts from civil society, government, and more on we can stop the democratic deficit by ending online violence against women in politics and public life.
Welcome: Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations
-Trine Bramsen, Minister for Gender Equality and Minister for Transport, Denmark
-Ann Linde, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sweden
-Vicky Ford, Minister for Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, United Kingdom
-Julie Inman Grant, eSafety Commissioner, Australia
-Zina Alam, Media Specialist, UNFPA
-Fatima Mena Baide, Chief of Honduran Anticorruption Party
-Tracey Breeden, VP of Safety and Social Advocacy, Match Group
-Agita Pasaribu, Founder and CEO, Bully.id
Moderator: Moira Whelan, Director for Democracy and Technology, NDI
Closing Remarks: Jennifer Klein, Co-Chair and Executive Director of the White House Gender Policy Council.