ZAGREB, 4 March 2021 – The B.a.B.e. ladies’s NGO launched its “SURF and SOUND” venture on Thursday geared toward a complete battle towards on-line violence towards ladies and on the similar time referred to as on ladies to report on-line violence.
“Each fifth younger lady aged between 18 and 29 suffers sexual harassment on-line and a overwhelming majority of them undergo sexual and bodily violence by an intimate associate,” B.a.B.e. warned in a press launch.
The NGO underlined that ladies have 27 occasions extra likelihood that they are going to be harassed on-line and that on-line violence happens at a really younger age.
A survey carried out signifies that NINE million women in Europe suffered some type of on-line violence by the point they turned 15.
The “SURF and SOUND – Assist, Unite, Reply, Struggle to Cease On-line violence” venture is a complete, systematic method in the direction of all necessary stakeholders in an effort to cut back the prevalence of on-line violence towards ladies in society.
The venture will likely be carried out over a interval of two years in partnership with the Digital Media Company. The venture is valued at simply over HRK 1.5 million and 80% is being financed from the EU’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship programme (2014-2020), the press launch stated.