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UN Women-RAN Ending Violence Against Women and Girls Hackathon

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  • 21 Mar 2018 - 4:15pm
  • By Mark Wamai
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UN Women in partnership with the ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) Hackathon focused on: "Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAWG)"

UN Women in partnership with the ResilientAfrica Network (RAN), Makerere University is pleased to announce a Hackathon focused on: "Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAWG)". Gender based violence causes physical trauma and long lasting mental health problems, and can be financially devastating. It can lead to social stigmatization; it may be the cause of retaliations, conflict and sometimes death. These are only a few consequences of violence that victims have to deal with every day.

The Call to Action

The world today is being shaped and influenced due to the emergence of ICTs, Technological tools and applications are being mobilized for social impact. The Big question is: How might we leverage Technology to develop solutions that will contribute to ending violence against Women and Girls?  

Be part of it!

Do you have an innovative idea or solution that has the potential to impact on communities where violence against women and girls is prevalent?  You are kindly invited to the #HACK4EVAWG event. This call is open to all app creators, developers, designers, Social Scientists, students and everyone who interested in making a difference. To confirm participation, please apply by Thursday, 22nd March 2018 on:

www.ranlab.org/evawg-​hackathon

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