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The inter-disciplinary Research Centre “Human Rights” was established as a subunit of the Faculty of Law at the University of Vienna in May 2014.The research centre succeeds the Research Platform “Human Rights in the European Context” after a six‐year period of successful interdisciplinary research in the field of human rights.

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Cyberviolence against women and girls

Pamela Rendi-Wagner, Dina Nachbaur, Anna Müller-Funk, Sandra Benecchi

We prensented our new project 'Cyberviolence against women and girls' on September 12th together with State Secretary Muna Duzdar and Federal Minister of Health and Women's Affairs Pamela Rendi-Wagner to the media. The project is conducted in cooperation with WEISSER RING and funded by Bundeskanzleramt Österreich and the Ministry for Health and Women's Affairs. More Information soon!



HUMAN RIGHTS TALK: Cyber-Violence – Same story, new guise?

DATE AND TIME: September 14, 2017, 19:00

LOCATION: Dachgeschoß Juridicum (Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Wien)

Although occurring in a virtual space, the effects of cyber-violence are certainly real, with the most serious forms being experienced disproportionately by women and girls. But what is cyber-violence, who does it harm and how and what can the State and population do to ensure that women and girls can express themselves and their views in a safe, online environment? Opens internal link in current windowMore Information 



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