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The Women and ICT Development Index (WIDI) survey, which surveyed 26,719 households in the country, showed 84.9% of women and girls aged 15 years and over were mainly using their smartphones as information communication technology (ICT) devices last year.
What we have gathered so far:
ICT-facilitated Gender-Based Violence
- Japanese fugitive set for deportation
- Slain labor activist’s wife appeals dismissal of murder raps vs cops
- Journalists still in danger of being killed, harassed under Marcos gov’t, says CPJ
- ILO urged to look into plight of Filipino contractual workers
- CHR to probe allegedly irregular strip search of female visitor at NCR jail
- Lalaki tiklo sa umano’y pangha-harass ng ex-girlfriend, anak nito
- Man held for spy cam in women’s restroom
- Lalaki tiklo matapos umano bugbugin, halayin ang dating nobya
- Celebs weigh in on cyberbullying
- German vlogger picking up women for views arrested for alleged rape of minor
- Online seller nabbed for ‘sextortion’ in Pampanga
- Makati police arrest woman for ‘sextortion’
- ‘4 girls’ video baring it all on TikTok gains fans in Indonesia and haters in PH
- Delivery rider held for sexual harassment
- Teves is wrong: Speech curtailment not an answer to online bashing
- The good, the bad, and the ugly of libel
- REFLECTIONS | Crimes against children on the Internet
- We can’t let online harassment push women out of public spaces
- Rights abuses continue under Marcos, says HRW
Research, Legal and Policy Development
- Solons want abusive, unfair debt collection practices stopped
- Author of social media registration bill decries ‘too much democracy’ online
- Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa cleared of tax evasion in Philippines
- Philippine National Police to focus on cybercrime in 2023
- DICT explores digital cooperation and cybersecurity with Belgium
- Privacy body’s decision on Dado v Facebook Inc on Cambridge Analytica issue: Dismissed
- National survey shows nearly half of teens experiencing harassment and bullying online
- CHR vows to pursue case vs ‘TNVS driver’ for harassing, molesting 17-year-old girl
Tech for Good or Bad?
- Metaverse, 5G adoption likely to increase threats
- France fines TikTok $5.4M for online tracking shortcomings
- US Supreme Court lets Meta’s WhatsApp pursue ‘Pegasus’ spyware suit
- Media, government seem clued into the danger of deepfakes. Just hope it’s not too late
- QC trial court acquits 10 human rights workers of perjury
- Twitter reportedly makes more cuts to online safety teams
- Investigation launched into Twitter after 400m user details posted on hacking forum
- From deepfakes to ChatGPT, misinformation thrives with AI advancements: report
Beyond the Philippines
- Japanese police to expand scope of online content subject to takedown requests
- What are your rights regarding menopause at work?
- Myanmar women target of online abuse by pro-military social media
- Labour councillor feared for life after online hate and death threats
- How does having an abortion — or being denied one — impact mental health?
- Rapist who targeted victims on dating apps is jailed for eight years
- China moves to regulate deepfake technology
- Peep this: Singapore searches for voyeurism more than any other country
- Where did the ‘How I love being a woman’ sound come from?
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