Editions

GenderIT.org produces three editions annually, each devoted to a particular theme. These thematic editions allow GenderIT.org readers and writers to take a more in-depth look at particular topics, especially “hot” topics around internet and technology, where there is little or zero feminist analysis available to the public at present.

10 years of Take Back the Tech!

Wed 16 Nov 2016
Technology facilitates violence against women, but it also facilitates information sharing, capacity building, networking and alternative media - Take back the tech! is the realisation of the idea that the internet can be used to expand the movement...

Fortitude and change in AWID Forum 2016

Wed 5 Oct 2016
In this special edition of GenderIT.org we share the experiences and reflections on the recent 13th AWID International Forum, in which a large group of women from APC Women's Rights Programme, from different countries and regions, participated...

Three key issues for a feminist internet: Access, agency and movements

Mon 23 May 2016
The Feminist Principles of the Internet arose from the first Imagine a Feminist Internet meeting in 2014 in Malaysia. The meeting brought together 52 women's rights, sexual rights and internet rights activists from six continents to discuss one...

Kenya: Exploring technology-related violence against women

Tue 12 Jan 2016

This is the sixth in a series of mini editions highlighting the “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” project. Each edition focuses on one country in which the research was conducted, and brings together major findings, and interviews...

Democratic Republic of Congo: Exploring technology-related violence against women

Mon 4 Jan 2016
This is the last in a series of mini editions highlighting the “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” project. Each edition focuses on one country in which the research was conducted. It brings together major findings and interviews with...

Locating gender at the Internet Governance Forum 2015

Tue 22 Dec 2015
For nine years, feminist activists struggled to bring gender issues out of the peripheries at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF). The 2015 IGF which took place in Joao Pessoa, Brazil, proved that the link between gender and internet governance is...

Mexico: Exploring technology-related violence against women

Mon 23 Nov 2015
Welcome to the fourth in a series of 7 mini-editions we’re putting together to highlight the project “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online”. Each edition focuses on one country in which the research was conducted, and brings together...

Colombia: Exploring technology-related violence against women

Mon 23 Nov 2015
This is the fifth in a series of mini editions highlighting the project “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online”. Each edition focuses on one country in which the research was conducted, and brings together major findings, and interviews...

The politics of sex

Fri 13 Nov 2015
“For many, sexuality goes to the heart of who we are as human beings,” writes Alan Finlay, the editor of the latest Global information society watch (GISWatch) report and also the guest editor for this edition of GenderIT.org. The 2015 GISWatch...

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Exploring technology-related violence against women

Tue 21 Jul 2015
We’re back (after a little break) with the third in a series of seven mini-editions highlighting the project “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online”. Each edition focuses on one country in which the research was conducted, and this time we’...