UNGA adopts the right to privacy in the digital age

At the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Human Rights, the  resolution the right to privacy in the digital age (A/RES/73/179) was adopted.

The general assembly noted that every individual, especially children and women are more vulnerable to have their privacy violated. It was also recognised that the right to privacy is important to prevent gender-based violence, abuse and sexual harassment cyber-bullying, cyberstalking  especially against women and children.The UNGA also emphasised the need to adopt preventive measures and remedies to protect the privacy and rights of all especially women and children.