Monday, January 20, 2020

GIDIcom encourages Victimized Women to Tell their Stories



Journalists from different spheres of the media have attended a Press briefing with GIDIcom's Team, on January 19th,2020 which laid the foundation for objectives guiding the thoughts within and without the Digital space.



The CEO of GIDIcom Pedmia Shatu Tita specified that the Press Conference was part of the activities for the #Acts4peace237 campaign, raising awareness about the intentions of GIDICOM, to lessen the Digital gap,by getting more women involve online and making it a save space for everyone

According to Pedmia Shatu, she schedules that the #Act4peace237 campaign will expand to the end of January 2020, with an online campaign and a firside talk with women within Northwest, being part of activities to meet its goals: touching lives and making impact, both online and offline.

Reports from crisis reporting, proves that Women are one of the vulnerable groups greatly affected by the ongoing armed conflict in the Northwest Region, and GIDIcom will on January 25th provide some of these women with a relief therapy to tell their stories.

Women between 20-35years, is GIDIcom's Target audience and they find that these group range is violated both online and offline. Women tracked for expressing their views, cyber bullying and blackmail, through nude post of videos and pictures, as the image of the woman is being put to shame.

To Pedmia Shatu, fighting such hate online is priority, as she explains through a concept note that "#defyhatenow is a Cameroonian youth led initiative aimed to strengthen peaceful voices.


Global Initiative for Digital Inclusion and Communication has as mission to access the internet and promote Digital Inclusion for all, as service to humanity through feasible and realistic actors.

"I am interested in what everyone does in his or her on little corner to contribute to the Peace peace process and create an enabling atmosphere for Dialogue" CEO of GIDIcom tells the Press.





GIDIcom's vision is to have a world with equal opportunities and Digital Inclusion, and making the Online space save will be achieving it's goals.

#Act4peace237
#defyhatenow
#NoToHatespeech
#NoToGBVOnline
    

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