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Digital Violence Against Women in the United Arab Emirates

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This study sheds light on the context, prevalence, impact, and solutions to digital violence against women in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It explores the legal system, highlighting the contexts of the emirates and the government’s response to DVAW cases, in addition to existing research in the literature. The data, gathered from 11 interviews with stakeholders and 72 survey responses from Emirati and Arab women residing in the UAE, offered insights from women and experts that provided a comprehensive picture of DVAW in the UAE. The aim of this work is to provide a better understanding of this global phenomenon and present policy recommendations and ways forward.