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.

Pulling apart the patriarchy: Edition in commemoration of Heike Jensen

Wed 17 Jun 2015
News of Heike Jensen’s death from cancer, on 3 February 2014, reached internet governance academic and civil society networks a year later. As Marianne Franklin, friend and colleague from GigaNet, puts it: “The networks and the hands-on work in...

Philippines: Exploring technology-related violence against women and children

Mon 8 Jun 2015
We’re back! – with the second in a series of seven mini-editions highlighting APC’s project “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online”. Each edition focuses on one country where we carried out the research, and this time round, we’ll look at...

Imagining a feminist internet 20 years after the launch of Section J

Fri 29 May 2015
Is it still possible to imagine a debate on a feminist internet within the context of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)? This question has been resounding since the last session of the CSW took place in March 2015. We hope you find this...

Pakistan: Exploring technology-related violence against women

Fri 29 May 2015
Welcome to the first in a series of seven 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...

CSW59: Reprioritising Section J of the Beijing Platform for Action

Fri 6 Mar 2015
From 9 to 20 March 2015, women's rights advocates and organisations have gathered along with member states at the United Nations Headquarters in New York for the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59), to review progress made...

Exploring remedies for technology-based violence against women

Fri 16 Jan 2015
In this GenderIT.org edition, our collaborators take a moment to reflect and celebrate. They celebrate the great Take Back the Tech! campaign developed in late 2014 that for 16 days brought together women from around the world to reclaim their right...

9th IGF: Feminist talks scale over the walls of internet governance

Fri 12 Sep 2014
On 2-5 September 2014, over 2,400 activists, academics, businesspeople and government representatives from 144 countries actively participated in policy dialogue on issues of internet governance at the ninth annual Internet Governance Forum, held in...

Gender, sexuality and the internet

Wed 20 Aug 2014
Have we taken over the internet or has it taken us over? Are we using or being used by the internet? How can we resist the globalised commodification of the internet and defend it as open, diffused, decentralised and subversive? Is the divide...

The suspense is over! Check the GenderIT.org readership survey results

Fri 15 Aug 2014
In mid-2014 GenderIT.org disseminated an online questionnaire, requesting that all users of GenderIT.org respond. A period of 5 weeks was given for response. By the closing date, a total of 162 people had submitted a full questionnaire response to...

Join us in the Campaign: What Are You Doing About Violence Against Women?

Thu 10 Jul 2014
That's what we're asking Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Join our campaign beginning 21 July to demand answers and action! These sites have made some effort to respond to user concerns. But they haven't done enough, especially for women outside of...