The draft recommendations focused on actions needed at international, regional and domestic levels by State and Non-State actors.
The consultation explored from an international perspective:
- The gender issues arising in the digital era in, for example, health, surveillance, social media, and the value of privacy in addressing gender-differentiated impacts
- Initiatives and responses to gender-differentiated impacts on privacy
- Challenges needing to be addressed, and
- Recommendations to address gender-based differences in the right to privacy
The program topics included issues concerning privacy and data protection regulation; health impacts including the ‘body as data’ and physical autonomy; policy and legal reforms in areas such as identity documentation and expectations of privacy in public and private places; social media and gender-based violence; AI and automated decision making; responses of platform providers; and, Government initiatives.