Feminist talk

Feminist talk  is meant to be a hub for conversations between our readers and writers on topics that are related to the sometimes dry world of internet policy. It is a space for storytelling, personal essays, opinions – to challenge and inspire readers on issues and topics that are close to them. Here are the opinions, experiences and thoughts of writers from the diverse community in which we live.

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Tarryn

Tarryn is a South African BA graduate with majors in Psychology and Sociology.

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Encryption, an auto show and piggy banks

Posted Mon 11 Apr 2016 - 08:26 | 2,785views
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...
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BiancaBaldo

Bianca Baldo has over eight years of coordination experience in women human rights and anti human

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Virtual reality pornography and tech-related violence against women: To boldly go have sex where no one has done it before!

Posted Mon 4 Apr 2016 - 23:55 | 5,901views
The impact of virtual reality porn is relatively unknown but it might be a game changer.
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Tarryn

Tarryn is a South African BA graduate with majors in Psychology and Sociology.

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Censorship, privacy, surveillance: Protect your data

Posted Thu 31 Mar 2016 - 17:54 | 3,799views
No one person rules the internet and internet governance is constantly changing. Therefore one can assume we need to dictate what we allow and what we do not. Just as greatly as we fight to protect our physical realities, why not do the same for our virtual worlds?
Becky Band Jain

Becky Band Jain is committed to the use of technology for good.

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Intersectional barriers to internet access: Gender and disability

Posted Mon 28 Mar 2016 - 16:05 | 4,632views
No group of individuals has been as severely restricted, with respect to their reproductive rights, as women with disabilities. Located overwhelmingly in the global South, where most disabled people live, women with disabilities encounter levels of multidimensional discrimination that are unparalleled by other groups in the world.
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Tarryn

Tarryn is a South African BA graduate with majors in Psychology and Sociology.

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Kiddle, big data and anonymity

Posted Tue 22 Mar 2016 - 11:19 | 3,347views
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...
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Tarryn

Tarryn is a South African BA graduate with majors in Psychology and Sociology.

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Face swapping, virtual reality and animals taking selfies

Posted Mon 14 Mar 2016 - 10:39 | 2,743views
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...
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Tarryn

Tarryn is a South African BA graduate with majors in Psychology and Sociology.

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Mobile phone treatment centre, Uber and the right to be forgotten

Posted Mon 7 Mar 2016 - 10:17 | 2,659views
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...
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flavia

Flavia Fascendini vive en una ciudad en el interior de Argentina y es directora de comunicaciones

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The digital mirror: Women’s relative invisibility in traditional media crosses over into digital platforms

Posted Wed 24 Feb 2016 - 13:35 | 7,268views
This article highlights some of the 2015 findings of the Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP), coordinated by the World Association for Christian Communication (WACC), in regard to digital news in particular. Since 1995, the GMMP, at five-year intervals, has measured the pace of change in women’s media representation and participation. In 2015, evidence from over 100 countries confirms that...
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Tarryn

Tarryn is a South African BA graduate with majors in Psychology and Sociology.

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Women-led mosque, Robin Hood and the forgotten ones

Posted Mon 15 Feb 2016 - 11:24 | 2,466views
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...
Andrea del Rio

Andrea is a Peruvian techie.

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No longer silenced: An interview with Rosemarie Lerner, creator of a transmedia documentary about forced sterilization in Peru

Posted Fri 5 Feb 2016 - 14:04 | 9,617views
This is an interview with Rosemarie Lerner, a Peruvian filmmaker who created Quipu, a transmedia documentary seeking justice for the hundreds of thousands of people that were sterilized against their will in Peru, in the 90s. This interview was recorded by Andrea del Rio for the NetPosi podcast in London.