National Commission for Women launched Digital Shakti 4.0

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Digital Shakti 4.0

The National Commission for Women (NCW) launched the fourth phase of Digital Shakti Campaign, a pan-India project on digitally empowering and skilling women and girls in cyberspace on 15 November. 

Important facts

  • Digital Shakti 4.0 focuses on making women digitally proficient and aware to stand against any illegal/inappropriate activity online.

  • The National Commission for Women launched it in association with Cyberpeace Foundation and META.

  • The launch was followed by an interactive panel discussion on "Combating Online Cyber-enabled Human Trafficking and Other Forms of Online Violence".

Third phase of Digital Shakti

  • The third phase of the program was launched in Leh in March 2021 by the Chairperson of the National Commission for Women in the presence of Lieutenant Governor Radha Krishna Mathur and Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal.

  • In the third phase, a resource center was developed to provide information on all the ways a woman can report when she faces a cybercrime.

About Digital Shakti

  • Digital Shakti was launched in June 2018 to raise awareness and help women on the digital front across the country.

  • Through this project, more than 3 lakh women across India have been sensitised regarding cyber security tips and tricks.

  • It is helping women with reporting and redressal mechanisms, data privacy and use of technology for their benefit.

Chairperson of the National Commission for Women - Rekha Sharma

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