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Femicide Volume 11: Cyber Crimes against Women and Girls | UNSA Femicide Team

May 20, 2019 — Studies, Analyses, Reports

This volume  again compiles strategies, best practices and innovative approaches, serves as a platform for, and provides practical support to anybody who wishes to prevent, investigate, prosecute, and punish VAW and gender-related killings of women and girls, i.e. femicide. The second section on cyber crimes includes an interview with Neil Walsh of UNODC, articles on online harassment of women journalists and cyber crimes against women in India, among others.

Author(s) / Source: UNSA Vienna Femicide Team


Table of Contents

PART I: Important Statements 8

Joint Statement 9
Statement by the UNODC 11
Message by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka 12
Message by Antonio Gutierres 13
Statement by the European Commission 14
Joint UN Statement 15
Press Release by the Spotlight Initiative 16
Keynote Speech by Harlem Désir 17

PART II: Cyber Crime Against Women and Girls 19

Herstorical forerunners to present day cyber crimes:
Non-state torturers, traffickers, pornographers, and buyers 20
Time to end Cyber Crimes Against Women and Girls 26
Interview with Neil Walsh, UNODC 29
Cyber intimate partner abuse against girls and women 32
Cyber Crimes Against Women in India 37
India: Sex Trafficking in the Digital Era 40
“That’s (not) just the Internet” - Understanding and combatting
online harassment of women journalists 45
Violencia en el Noviazgo online y riesgo de suicidio en mujeres jóvenes españolas 50
The path to digital inclusion of women and girls 56

PART III: Contemporary Forms of Enslavement Of Women and Girls 61

Side Event: Contemporary Forms of Enslavement of Women and Girls 62
New aspects and forms of Human Trafficking (followed by slavery)
provoked by the so called "refugee crisis"66 A quasi-paradigm shift in combatting human trafficking:
The need for an integrated theoretical perspective 68

Part VI: Further Reading 73

Interview with Angela Me, UNODC 74
Suggested Reading 76
Suggested Viewing78