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What is the social and cultural understanding of privacy? In the wake of the judgments on decriminalising homosexuality and assuring people of their right to privacy, one writer ponders on the value of privacy in relation to the lived realities of queer and gay people.

In depth

Social media and technology is transforming democracy and particularly how voting takes place. In Nigeria a bill was proposed to lower the age of running for public office. Here are short interviews with candidates for public office and for the office of the President, including young women, and their take on Nigeria,...

 
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Rishika Pardikar

Rishika Pardikar is an independent journalist writing in from Bangalore.

In depth

Here are insights into research on online gender-based violence against women and other minorities - especially around sexual objectification, delegitimisation of public personas, non-conformity to gender stereotypes and idealised notions of womanhood. Elena Pavan shares also about doing research using data scraped from...

 
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Elena Pavan

Elena Pavan is Senior Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Research of...

Voices and Views

An illustrated journal and love letter to the feminists, hackers, women, gender-diverse, astrology-believers, radical nay-sayers, hikers, sleepers, vegans, beef-eaters, and everyone else who gathered in Nepal for the Take back the Tech and Feminist Tech Exchange camps in August 2018.

 
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Samsam

Samsam aka Samita Chatterjee is a visual artist currently based out of New Delhi, India. After...

Feminist talk

Beyond saying that we as activists and feminists need self-care, how do we reach this space within ourselves? Here is one person's journey.

 
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cynthia el khoury

cynthia is a holistic health promotor, a researcher, and a healing justice activist. she has...

Review

What is the experience of living through frequent network shutdowns and bans on mobile internet in the context of Manipur, a region located northeast of India. This article reviews a report on shutdowns in the region, and explores the specific impacts on women, and more broadly on people living in a sensitive region. ...

 
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Ninglun Hanghal

Ninglun Hanghal is a freelance journalist.  She writes on women and development of/in northeast...

Publication

A study on the impact of network shutdowns, closure of mobile internet connectivity services in Manipur.