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Indepth features analytical articles that are meant to inform readers about perspectives, issues and debates around certain topics relevant to gender, technology and ICT policy. This is the place for articles that provide an informed, well-reasoned feminist perspective, with a strong focus on the global South.

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Christina

Christina Thomas Dhanaraj is a Christian Dalit woman from Chennai/Bangalore, India.

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SWIPE ME LEFT, I’M DALIT

Posted Sat 14 Apr 2018 - 07:10 | 4,484 views

Does technology and modernity dismantle hierarchies of social exclusion, like casteist and skin colour based discrimination in India? This is the question that is examined in-depth in this article that looks at the experience of Dalit women dating through apps in the Indian context, the roles that they are expected to play and how caste continues to play a role in romantic and sexual...

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Bruno Zilli

Bruno Zilli is a Brazilian anthropologist, researcher at the Latin American Center on Sexuality a

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Sexuality and the internet: Findings from the global survey (2017)

Posted Sun 24 Dec 2017 - 10:40 | 4,294 views

Since 2013 the EROTICS global survey has been carried out three times by APC-WRP to assess and learn about the role of information and communication technologies in the work of its worldwide network of gender and sexuality activists, advocates, professionals and scholars. The survey was particularly designed to reflect about their experiences and responses to online violence and censorship....

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Shubha Kayastha

Shubha Kayastha is a feminist and a sexual right advocate with an academic background on gender s

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Interview with Women's Media Collective, Sri Lanka: About lesbian tutorials and other strategies

Posted Thu 21 Dec 2017 - 12:57 | 4,045 views
As part of the EROTICS research, the Women's Media Collective, Sri Lanka did research on 1) human rights of Sri Lanka lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer and 2) is on use of online space by lesbian women. In this interview by Shubha Kayastha, WMC talks about their process and recommendations.
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Kumud Rana

Kumud Rana is a doctoral researcher at the School of Social and Political Sciences at the Univers

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The Internet, Sexual Expression and Online Violence in Nepal: Interview with LOOM, Nepal

Posted Tue 19 Dec 2017 - 17:02 | 5,296 views
LOOM is a Nepal-based feminist organisation that works towards harnessing the collective power of women through multi-generational activism especially around sexual rights and sexual citizenship. As part of the EROTICS project, LOOM has been part of two studies conducted on the internet and sexual expression and online gender based violence, and in this interview they share more about the...
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Nadika

Nadika is a non-binary person based in Chennai. She writes and edits for a living

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Drawing a line between 'vulgarity' and lack of consent: Interview with Point of View

Posted Tue 19 Dec 2017 - 15:42 | 2,841 views

Point of View as part of EROTICS (Exploratory Research on Sexuality and the Internet) project undertook an extensive research to understand how law constructs obscenity online, and to identify specific instances of non-consensual sharing of intimate images, and the various ways in it is punished or acquitted. This study specifically looks at implementation of new laws under the Information...

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Njeri Gateru

Njeri Gateru is a cofounder of the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission in Kenya and

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Journeying through sexuality, activism and the internet

Posted Thu 9 Nov 2017 - 11:37 | 4,555 views

Kenya has few protections for the people within its own country who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or queer. In this article Njeri Gateru traces their journey and that of the organisation National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission in Nairobi - the difficulties they have faced and their use of online tools and spaces.

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Bruna Zanolli

Comunicadora y artista visual envolucrada con tecnologias libres y derechos humanos.

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PodCast Feminist spectrum and infrastructure

Posted Wed 8 Nov 2017 - 09:08 | 4,307 views

In this podcast we’re going to talk about women, technology, infrastructure and the electromagnetic spectrum, from a feminist perspective. First off, let’s understand technology as ways of being, living, loving, suffering, resisting, organising, cooking...all are ancestral forms of technology. We also have infrastructure - the elements that make technologies operate so powerfully.

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jennifer

Jennifer is a South African feminist and coordinates APC's work in supporting women human rights

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Interview with Lili_Anaz: A body that knows itself ...

Posted Tue 7 Nov 2017 - 11:33 | 4,356 views
Lili_Anaz (Liliana Zaragoza Cano) is an artist, communicator, photographer, writer and hackfeminist activist whose entire work is a feminist exploration about the crossroads between art, body, memory, resistances, sexuality, human rights, hacking, and free technologies. In this interview with Jennifer Radloff Lili_Anaz speaks about her passions and her work in Mexico.
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Fungai Machirori

Fungai is a journalist, photographer and researcher.

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Interview with Just Associates SouthEast Asia

Posted Mon 6 Nov 2017 - 11:45 | 3,594 views
Just Associates believes that women who are most affected by the political, economic, environmental and health crises reverberating across the world are on the frontlines of change. In this interview with Fungai Machirori, JASS speaks about the changing nature of activism and how they rise to the challenge put forth by digital movements and tools.
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Yara

An Arab African feminist

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[SPECIAL EDITION] Taking the girl's revolution online: Interview with Ghadeer Ahmed

Posted Sun 17 Sep 2017 - 19:00 | 4,369 views

Ghadeer Ahmed created Girl's Revolution on Twitter and Facebook a year after the revolution on Jan 25 2011 in Egypt. In this interview with Yara Sallam she traces the difficult and rewarding journey of talking about women's rights, body, sexuality, violence and harassment and sharing this with many other women and girls online.

This interview is part of a longer one that conducted...