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The Silencing effect: digital gender-based violence against women in leadership

Due to Covid-19, digital spaces have become the main forum for public discussions. How can women remain engaged, visible, and relevant in their professional spheres?

Date: December 9, 2020, 12:00 pm Topic: Digital economy and innovation

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Bruegel · The Silencing effect: digital gender-based violence against women in leadership

The Covid-19 crisis impacted women in many ways; however, with digital spaces becoming the main forum for social interactions and public discussions in this new context, women are now obliged to navigate the minefield of where misogyny meets technology to remain engaged, visible and relevant in their professional spheres.

The Brussels Binder, a database for women policy experts, together with Bruegel and The German Marshall Fund of the United States, a consortium that aims to advance the visibility of women in public debates through the BBBeyond project, has partnered up with GenPol whose recent report highlights the impacts of digital gender-based violence to encourage a conversation on some of the solutions and actions needed to address digital gender-based violence and to ensure women’s voices are not silenced.

Schedule

Dec 9, 2020

12:00 - 13:30

Discussion

Chair: Laura Groenendaal, Research and Projects Associate, the German Marshall Fund of the United States

Chiara De Santis, Chief Policy Officer, GenPol

Monika Ladmanova, Advisor to Vice-President Věra Jourová, European Commission

Michela Palladino, Public Policy Manager, EU Affairs, Facebook

Scarlett Varga, Head of Development

Speakers

Chiara De Santis

Chief Policy Officer, GenPol

Laura Groenendaal

Research and Projects Associate, the German Marshall Fund of the United States

Monika Ladmanova

Advisor to Vice-President Věra Jourová, European Commission

Michela Palladino

Public Policy Manager, EU Affairs, Facebook

Scarlett Varga

Head of Development

Location & Contact

Katja Knezevic

[email protected]

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