|Type of Measure||Prevention > Community mobilization|
|Form of Violence||Violence against women and girls|
As a means to support the digital empowerment of women and girls, the Government of Jamaica celebrated the International Girls in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Day. In 2017, Girls in ICT Day Caribbean ‘Hackathon’ saw over 90 girls and young women from 15 high schools, universities and community colleges across the country, coming together to create innovative ICT-based solutions to address social issues such as domestic violence, cyber bullying, sexual assault, child abuse, sustainable development and climate change. Activities included mobile app-building, animation, robotics, digital video production and digital artworks and web development. Winners received cash prizes, bursaries, and mobile phones.