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In this article, Daiane Araujo discuss the link between popular education and community networks, and argues that class, race and gender should be part of the analysis in the implementation of autonomous infrastructure and technical training dedicated to digitally excluded communities.

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To reclaim the emancipatory potential of social media for feminist transformation, we need urgent action along two fronts – a global normative benchmarking exercise that leads to new content moderation standards grounded in women's human rights, and techno-design alternatives for the creation of decolonized network...
 
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Launched in 2006, GenderIT.org is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews...

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This IDSN report is the outcome of in-depth research focused on the impact of caste-hate speech online and offline and the ways to address this. It draws upon desk research and in-depth participant interviews from Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
 
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Launched in 2006, GenderIT.org is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews...

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This piece is part of a series where Julia Keseru explores the connection between our online systems and bodily integrity, and the long-term effects of digital innovation on our collective well-being.

 
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Julia Keseru

Julia Keserű is a people nerd working in the intersections of activism, technology and social...

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COVID-19 pandemic has led to a spike in gender-based violence in India. Helpline numbers and digital tools have been used to reach out to survivors, given the absence of physical services. But those women who cannot use phones, email or social media are most likely to be entirely excluded from these systems.

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Ambika

Ambika is a researcher with the Centre for Internet and Society, India. She works at the...

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genderit.org

Launched in 2006, GenderIT.org is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews...

Feminist talk

During the lockdown in India, the circumstances of marginalised population groups, including gender and sexual minorities (GSM), has worsened. Community and peer support has been critical, but in many cases it depends on phone and/or internet connectivity. The author wonders if informed choices regarding internet usage...

 
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Brindaalakshmi. K

Brindaalakshmi. K is a queer-feminist researcher, writer, advocacy and training professional....