Mobile apps, games and the White web

DJ’s choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, 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 apcwomen.org or tweet us your links using #genderit.



The phone app challenging violence against women in Mumbai slum

The Little Sister Project uses the EyeWatch app to record cases of violence. More>



Source: The Guardian, KumKum Dasgupta



Sex workers in Zimbabwe: What drove us to accept mobile payments

Mobile payments in the country gives sex workers a sense of security and safety. More>



Source: The Guardian, David Smith



These women are using industry discrimination to change tech

An independent, creative tech and gaming conference is addressing diversity and gender equality in the industry. More>



Source: ThinkProgress, Lauren C. Williams



#hackgirlsrights WINNER: Não Me Calo (I will not shut up)

The app inviting users to rank places on their level of safety for women was developed by a Brazilian team that won the International girls hackathon. More>



Source: IGNITE, Ana Paula, Adriane, Manoela, Karen



The World White Web Campaign wants to make Google image search results inclusive of all colors

When Google search only yielded white hand images as a search result a student decided to launch a campaign to push for more diversity. More>



Source: Bustle, Suzannah Weiss



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GenderIT.org, Women’s Rights Programme, Association for Progressive Communications (APC), June 10th 2015