Country China
Year 2015
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

In response to the violence against women facilitated by technology, China has launched a special project concerning Internet governance, creating a good web environment for women and girls. Since 2015, the “Eradicate Pornography and Illegal Publications; Protect the Children” action plan has been carried out nationwide, vigorously rectifying the cultural environment around the campus, cracking down on illegal publishing activities involving children, and focusing on investigating and controlling the harmful online content (such as pornography) for minors. Also, the “Eradicate Pornography and Illegal Publications; Purify the Internet” action plan has increased the clean-up and rectification of illegal information; curbed the harm of various bad information on women and girls; strengthened the supervision of information that damages women’s image; and create a healthy online cultural environment for women.

Source of Information

China's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.27.