The event will kick off with a fireside chat broadcast on Facebook Live. Maya Roy, CEO of YWCA Canada will introduce the issues and Canadian landscape with regards to Women's Safety Online. Antigone Davis, Head of Global Safety at Facebook will discuss new tools on the platform intended to make the online platform a safer space for women. The fireside chat will be followed by a roundtable discussion with the goals of learning about the most pressing issues being faced by advocates and experts on cyber-violence and women's safety online in Canada, and seeking feedback on new tools that Facebook has recently launched and/or that are in development.
Canadians and interested stakeholders can also provide input and feedback in the comment thread of the Facebook Live video or at the following email address: