Country Fiji
Year 2018
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

An Online Safety Act was passed in 2018 in response to the high levels of sexual exploitation of women and girls on online. The Act protects women and girls from online exploitation across any electronic communication including and not limited to online mainstream media channels and websites. The Act was primarily introduced to promote online safety and prevent cyber-bulling and abuse inflicted online. The Act also supports the establishment of the Online Safety Commission to oversee the implementation of the Act. 

Source of Information

Fiji's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.7.

For more information: Online Safety Act: Laws of Fiji