Mapping study on cyberviolence

9 Jul 2018

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Acts of violence against individuals committed by the use of or by the assistance of information and communication technologies (“cyberviolence”) have become a primary concern for societies and individuals,therefore T-CY 16 decided To bring in support for the establishment of a T-CY Working Group on cyberbullying and other forms of online violence and to task the Group to study the topic in the form of a mapping exercise, including comparative approaches to legislation as well as documentation of good practices in view of presenting interim results to the 17th Plenary and a final report to the 18th Plenary of the T-CY. While cyberviolence may be targeted at any individual or group and may ivolve a wide range of acts, this study focuses in particular on children and women, who are affected by cyberviolence the most.