Strategy 7: Strengthen Internal and Partner Capacity for Risk Mitigation and Safeguarding

Development projects and programs in a country are not, as a rule, primarily focused on digital strategies and tools; the people and partners implementing them are often not digital development experts, let alone gender and tech specialists. There is a risk that the negative consequences of women and girls using information and communication technology could be amplified, unless individuals and organizations have clear guidelines as well as the knowledge required to implement them. Risk Mitigation Strategy 7 looks at capacity development for risk mitigation and safeguarding.