REPORT OF DIGITAL SAFETY FOR WOMEN JOURNALISTS – ARUSHA

This report is about Digital safety training for women journalists held in Arusha Tanzania at Gran Melia.  A total of 15 women journalists were convened to learn about the skills that one needs to have, learn, and work in a society where communication and access to information are increasingly done through digital technologies like internet platforms, social media, and mobile devices. The training was positioned at the confluence of digital safety, internet freedom, and human rights as fundamental freedoms in Tanzania’s legal and political context.

Background Information

Development in Information Technology has significantly transformed and impacted socio-economic, infrastructure, and general human well-being. After the eruption of Covid – 19 around the world a specialist without physical contact (e-health) can treat a patient, staff can complete work, online meetings, and other discussions and one can acquire an online bachelor’s degree (courtesy of distance- learning), and business can swiftly be done through social media marketing, e-business, blogs, e-banking, mobile money, and on-line shopping). In a nutshell, ICT has increased production and efficiency. Not only, in general, has economic development but also in digital communication incredibly enhanced information and data sharing.

REPORT OF DIGITAL SAFETY FOR WOMEN JOURNALISTS ARUSHA

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