Learning Brief on Technology Facilitated Gender-Based Violence - GBV AoR Helpdesk 2021

Feb 08, 2023

The new GBV AoR Helpdesk learning series addresses the issue of Technology-Facilitated Gender-Based Violence (TFGBV) affecting women and girls in humanitarian settings. The three-part resource looks at the different forms of online violence, suggests actions for GBV specialists and also policy recommendations for humanitarian organisations, donors and technology companies.

The first report, Learning Brief 1: Understanding Technology- Facilitated Gender-Based Violence, builds on basic knowledge of TFGBV. It provides a definition and overview of the forms of TFGBV that are prevalent and how this abuse is manifested in emergency contexts. 

The second report, Learning Brief 2: Strategies and Actions for Preventing and Responding to Technology-Facilitated Gender-Based Violence, gives an overview of promising strategies currently being used in different parts of the world to prevent and respond to TFGBV and highlights some key examples and resources. 

The third report, Learning Brief 3: Implications of technology-facilitated gender-based violence and actions for humanitarian agencies, donors and online industries, looks at some of the wider implications of TFGBV, and offers recommendations for key stakeholders, including humanitarian agencies, donors and social media companies, on priority actions to take to prevent and respond to TFGBV.