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ItsAllMaya

Maya Ganesh is Applied Research Director at Tactical Tech in Berlin and leads the organisation's Gender & Technology projects cluster.

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Unscripting Harassment (Part 2)

Posted Mar 14 Mar 2017 - 18:07 | 3,516 views
Online harassment has taken various forms on the internet, including doxxing, intimate violence, stalking and so on. In this article, Part 2 of the series, Maya Ganesh explores a different way of thinking through this contemporary phenomenon by using an approach that emphasises 'design-thinking'. Possibilities that are explored include whether the system or platform can predict or respond to...

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The Architectures of Online Harassment (Part 1)

Posted Mar 21 Feb 2017 - 07:59 | 4,401 views
In this two part report on a workshop on thinking through online harassment, Maya Ganesh of Tactical Technology Collective teases out the nuances of how online harassment takes place, technologically and socially. The article looks at what troubles and concerns us about online harassment of women, and what could be the possible new directions opened up by using a design-thinking approach. Part 2...

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Connectedness or alienation?

Posted Mar 13 Sep 2011 - 17:25 | 6,490 views
Women's human rights activist Edna Aquino remarks on how ICTs have impacted her work, presenting both new opportunities and new risks. In her interview with new GenderIT.org writer, Maya Ganesh, Edna argues that activists using ICTs must be mindful of alienating women with the use of excessive jargon, and must always be keenly aware that there are inherent risks in online communications. However...

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¿Conexión o alienación?

Posted Lun 12 Sep 2011 - 13:38 | 3,542 views
En este artículo de Maya Ganesh la activista por los derechos de las mujeres Edna Aquino relata cómo impactan las tecnologías de información y comunicación (TIC) en su trabajo al presentar nuevas oportunidades y nuevos riesgos. Sostiene que los/as activistas que usan TIC deben ser conscientes de no alienar a las mujeres con el uso excesivo de jerga y trata los problemas de seguridad inherentes a...

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Thanks for All the Cash!

Posted Vie 15 Jul 2011 - 12:15 | 4,338 views
Maya Ganesh shares her experience at the VIII International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society Conference (IASSCS) at a presentation about sexual rights activism in the middle east.

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Encuentros cercanos

Posted Vie 1 Oct 2010 - 15:36 | 5,209 views
Esta es la tercera vez que Maya Ganesh, socia de India en el proyecto EROTICS de APC, asiste al Foro de gobernanza de internet, si bien reconoce que nunca esperó que algo demasiado extraordinario ocurra allí. Pero sus expectativas se vieron desafiadas cuando conoció a dos representantes de Registro ICM y la Fundación Internacional para la Responsabilidad en Línea en una sesión sobre derechos...

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Why we should get over facebook

Posted Jue 16 Sep 2010 - 08:57 | 7,195 views
Social networking sites and privacy formed the main topics in two sessions Maya attended - but she found that the discussions were not grounded in research, that users were absent from the debates and tired assumptions dominated the rooms. What's needed, she argues, are more workable proposals that take into account a variety of research and based on how people actually use social networking...

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Close Encounters

Posted Mar 14 Sep 2010 - 22:41 | 6,119 views
This is the third time Maya is attending the Internet Governance Forum and she has never really expected anything too extraordinary to happen here. She finds her expectations challenged when she meets with two representatives of the ICM Registry and IFFOR (the International Foundation for Online Responsibility) at a session on Sexual Rightsi, Openness and Regulatory Systems - who are interested...

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Protección, sexualidad y seguridad infantil en línea: campos antagónicos

Posted Mié 2 Jun 2010 - 08:54 | 3,917 views
Para los/as adolescentes, la publicación de imágenes sexies de sí mismos en internet no sería un asunto que revista demasiada importancia, según revelan estudios realizados en Gran Bretaña. Pero ciertos adultos del gobierno y de la industria insisten en considersarlos/as víctimas en lo que a sexualidad e internet se refiere. ¿Por qué quienes están en el poder no pueden escuchar a los/as jóvenes y...

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Some Thoughts on Youth Participation at the IGF

Posted Mar 17 Nov 2009 - 09:26 | 4,767 views
Workshop #277 in Siwa Room 9 was bursting at the seams. They had to
bring in extra chairs and more than once my laptop screen was bumped,
nudged and shaken by large bottoms and smooth, dimpled elbows jostling
for a better shot. Cameras...