Kevins was panel moderator on Day three during the UN Women Africa Youth Conference. The conference was Themed on Unleashing the Potential of Youth – Prioritizing Investment in Africa Youth within the Post 2015 Agenda.
In this perspective Kevins lead a Break out Session on Understanding and Breaking the Cycle of Technology Assisted Violence. This was focused on Youth action in ending violence and harmful practices against young women and girls.
The session focus was to provide insight on the implications of the intersection between violence and against women and girls and ICTs.
Discussions objectives were;
- Identify various forms and manifestation of technology assisted violence against women and girls
- Explore recent legislative developments and corporate policies aimed at addressing and providing avenues of redress for technology assisted violence against women and girls
- Identify approaches to engage youth and communities to ensure safe digital spaces for women and girls
- Identify knowledge gaps and develop strategies for collaboration to address issues of technology related violence.
In the Panel was Valentine of Mojoatu Foundation, Stephanie Itimi, Cyber Analyst, UK Government and Mandisa Mzindle National Strategy Leader of the Total Shutdown movement South Africa