Four institutions of the capital began
three training workshops for facilitators and supervisors of digital
rooms of the Dominican Telecommunications Institute (Indotel), in
order to engage staff of these centers in the fight for the
eradication of violence against women in cyberspace (Internet
The two workshops was conducted by the
Dominican National Commission for UNESCO (CNDU) and the Centre of
Research for Female Action (CIPAF), with the support of the Dominican
Telecommunications Institute (Indotel) and the National Commission
for the Society Information and Knowledge (CNSIC).
The workshops, called "Computer
Training Centers (ITC) in the fight against gender violence",
are part of the Project "Stop Violence: The contribution of ICTs
to end violence against women in the Dominican Republic" ,
sponsored by UNESCO in the country.
The training sessions focused in the
issues of violence against women as an issue of power and inequality,
and the role of CCI computer centers in the development of the
community while working with a gender perspective, among others.
The workshops, which are held in the
multipurpose room of Indotel, will take three days and involved more
than 20 supervisors and facilitators of digital screens in the
National District and Santo Domingo province.