Country Slovenia
Year 2019
Type of Measure Work with public private sectors > Media
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

In May 2019, the Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities organized a seminar “Online While Female: The Disproportionate Risks Females Face Online - And What the Media Can Do To Change It”, in the framework of the project Click-Off, addressing cyber violence and harassment as a form of violence against women and girls and manifestation of historically unequal power relations has been implemented. The aim of the seminar was to improve the knowledge and awareness about the importance of gender-sensitive approach while reporting of the it. At the seminar different categories of online violence have been explained through practical examples; image-based sexual abuse was presented: and solutions to make the internet a safer place and what is media doing to contribute to it was discussed. By the end of the year 2019, a set of recommendations for journalists and media professionals will be prepared to address the issue of safety on the internet from a gender-perspective.

Source of Information

Slovenia's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.44-45

For more information: National Evaluation Report for the Third Phase 2015-2019