EAC Region Women's Online Safety Hackathon

GDG Kagera
Sat, Aug 21, 2021, 10:00 AM (EAT)

About this event

Women are 27x more likely to experience online violence than men. 40% of women surveyed had been harassed online

50% of women experiencing online violence fear for their physical safety

This is why Women Techmakers and Jigsaw are partnering to create this Women’s Online Safety program, which empowers Ambassador communities around the world to organize hackathons with trainings that drive awareness to the issues of violence and harassment women face online, that result in innovation solutions to improve women’s safety online .