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July 20, 2013

Making Cyber Space a Safe Space for Women and Girls

25 July 13 Orange Day logofrom the UNiTE Web page

Find activities and action ideas for the 25 July 2013 Orange Day to make cyber space a safe space for women and girls.

Technological developments in information and communications have presented rich and varied opportunities for advancements in the empowerment and participation of women and girls. New platforms now exist from which to raise awareness and disseminate information which have enabled women access to a wealth of information, presented new modes of communication, and new means of mobilization. The proliferation of digital technologies have enabled the development of innovative tools and programmes to prevent and ...

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July 20, 2013

Cyber Space as Safe Space for Women and Girls - Orange Day, 25 July 2013

25 July 13 Orange Day logofrom the UNiTE Web page with additional material

In July last year the Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign proclaimed every 25th of the month as Orange Day. Initiated and led by the UNiTE campaign Global Youth Network, worldwide activities implemented on this day by UN country offices and civil society organizations strive to highlight issues relevant to preventing and ending violence against women and girls, not only once a year, on 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women), but every month.

Under the heading ‘Safe spaces for women and girls’, this year ...

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October 2, 2010

Resources to address bullying

The Thoughtful Christian provides several resources to help address bullying and cyberbullying: Bullying in the Classroom By Martha Bettis Gee. This one-session study for adults addresses a public health issue that can have long-lasting effects for both the bully and...

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October 2, 2010

One dad's response to teen suicide : Bruce Reyes-Chow : City Brights

One dad's response to teen suicide : Bruce Reyes-Chow : City Brights. Thanks to former PC(USA) Moderator Bruce Reyes-Chow for his reflection on recent suicides by teenagers that have resulted from bullying and cyberbullying often around issues of sexuality and...

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