In Bangladesh: Utilizing ICT to End Violence against Women
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 11:56 AM

“Reclaiming ICT to End Violence against Women” is a campaign organized by the Association for Progressive Communications Women’s Networking Support Programme and adopted by Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication as a national campaign program for strategic use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to end violence against women.  The campaign began locally and will spread awareness and advocacy nationally and internationally.

According to the network, the key objectives of the campaign are as follows;

- Awareness-building to the civil society, business community, mass media and policy makers for ensuring strategic use of ICT to end violence against women;

- Advocacy with concerned policy makers and institutions to ensure the access of women to the broadcast media.

Compiled from: Reclaiming ICT to End Violence Against Women, Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication, Women's U.N. Report Network News (Week of 20 April 2009).