Mainstreaming a gender perspective for an inclusive and egalitarian information society (Resolution 55, Rev. Buenos Aires 2017)

1 Jan 2017

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ITU Resolution 55 was adopted at the World Telecommunication Development Conference in Buenos Aires in 2017. Amongst other things, the Resolution endorses ‘the collection and analysis of sex-disaggregated data and the development of gender-sensitive indicators that will enable cross-country comparisons and highlight trends in the digital gender divide in the sector’, promotion of ‘educational programmes to protect women and girls from cyberviolence and to address their safety needs’ and ‘gender equality, empowerment and the social and economic development of women and girls, taking into account SDG target 5.b.’.