WILPF and APC submit report on gender and international cyber security
It has been prepared a as submission to the UN Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) on Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security.
The report identifies multiple gender-differentiated impacts of cyber operations with an international dimension, such as internet shutdowns, data breaches, and disinformation campaigns, and builds the case that these differentiated impacts need to be better accounted for and understood by policy-making and technical communities. The report explores the digital gender gap that exists within cyber diplomacy and policy professions. In order to improve gender diversity and women’s meaningful participation, thereport advocates for solutions that also address problematic underlying gender norms and stereotypes.