DJ’s choice is a weekly section by, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to genderit at or tweet us your links using #genderit.

No browser is safe: Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari all hacked

“#Pwn2Own Chinese team cracks Internet Explorer in 11 seconds flat, other top browser fall to ethical hackers.” More >

Source: TechWorm, Vijay

Growing older and facing loss as LGBT people: A question of care

“Most policy experts in the aging field would acknowledge that aging is not experienced equally among people, but what they often refuse to concede—as evidenced by their programs, policy stances and funding priorities—is that those differences are rooted in community-level disparities based on histories of inequality.” More >

Source: Huffington Post, Robert Espinoza

Indian student drags drunk attacker to police by his hair

Student drags molester to police station, while dozens stand by and do nothing. More >

Source: The Telegraph, Harriet Alexander

Work to equality: Women empowerment through equal opportunities

A campaign aiming to disrupt the gender stereotypes in the workplace. Includes actual quotes from women working in tech companies. More >

Source: Chunri Choupaal

#InMyShoes: Eight-year-old complains after being told dinosaur shoes weren’t for girls

“An 8-year-old girl has had words with a shoe manufacturer after a shop assistant told her the dinosaur shoes she wanted weren’t suitable for girls.” More >

Source:, Livia Gamble

This is it from DJ for this week! Enjoy it, share it, dig into it. Feedback is always welcome. Send us interesting material to genderit at or tweet us your links using #genderit, Women’s Rights Programme, Association for Progressive Communications (APC), March 24th 2015

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