Writers

GenderIT.org writers are the engine and soul of the think tank – monitoring the latest trends in internet policy and culture, and deepening our feminist analysis and vision. Our writers are journalists, activists, lawyers, bloggers, and they also are illustrators, cartoonists, video-makers and filmmakers. Many come from Latin America, Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Arabic-speaking countries. Some have been with Genderit.org for a long time, and others have just joined.

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Marianne Franklin

1 post
M.I. Franklin is Chair of the Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet) and former co-Chair of the Internet Rights and Principles Coalition (IRPC). She currently serves as steering group member of the IRPC, and Best Bits... Read more…
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Sujatha Subramanian

2 posts
Sujatha has completed an M.Phil in Women’s Studies and her research interests include girlhood studies, feminist activism, women and technology, social media and popular culture. She has co-directed the documentaries ‘Aman ki Khoj: Dharavi... Read more…
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Syar S. Alia

3 posts
Syar S. Alia is a writer and editor based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She was formerly editor of the independent online publication and platform ISSUE Magazine.
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Kaos GL

1 post
KAOS GL is a Turkish LGBT rights organisation founded in 1994. The organisation has been publishing the journal KAOS GL (now a quarterly publication) since its founding.

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JulietWere

2 posts
Juliet is a development practitioner with a special focus on women, peace and security. As a researcher, trainer and evaluator at Isis-WICCE, she has interfaced with women and men in post-conflict Uganda, Liberia, South Sudan, Sierra Leone... Read more…
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Bytes for All

2 posts
Bytes for All (B4A), Paquistan es una organización de derechos humanos y un think tank de investigación con foco en las tecnologías de información y comunicación. Es una organización miembro de APC y socia en el proyecto "Basta de... Read more…
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Rima S. Athar

3 posts
Rima S. Athar is an independent researcher, human rights activist and feminist organiser.
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Women, Action and the Media

1 post
WAM! is an independent North American nonprofi dedicated to building a robust, effective, inclusive movement for gender justice in media, with chapters across the United States and Canada.
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Mohammad Tarakiyee

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Tarakiyee is a campaign coordinator for APC with a focus on digital security, online rights and internet governance. He is also a member of the Jordan Open Source Association (JOSA). He has led campaigns to advocate against online... Read more…
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Sylvie Nyombo

19 posts
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Yildiz Tar

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Yıldız Tar is a journalist and author from Turkey. Yildiz wrote a book titled “Comrade I am Faggot” and worked as a reporter and editor for several news agencies, magazines and newspapers. Yildiz currently works as an editor of daily... Read more…
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Dominemos la tecnología

11 posts
¡Dominemos la tecnología! es una campaña de colaboración que se lleva acabo durante los 16 Días de Activismo contra la Violencia de Género. Es un llamado a todos/as los/as usuarios/as de TIC – especialmente a niñas y mujeres – a tomar el... Read more…
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Alexandra Groome

5 posts
Based in Montreal, Canada, Alex is Executive Assistant at the Association for Progressive Communications and sells lettuce, herbs, and microgreens for a company called Urban Barns Foods in her spare time. She graduated with a BAH in... Read more…
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Maggie Hazvinei Mapondera

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Maggie Hazvinei Mapondera works in Communications for Just Associates Southern Africa, a global network of activists, popular educators and scholars in 27 countries working to strengthen and amplify the voice, visibility and collective... Read more…
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Carly Nyst

10 posts
Carly Nyst works for Privacy International and directs PI's work in developing countries. Carly is an Australian-qualified lawyer who has worked in human rights law and advocacy at both national and international levels.

Mariam

3 posts
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WHRD IC

4 posts
The Women Human Rights Defender International Coalition is a resource and advocacy network supporting women defenders worldwide.