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Content Regulations From Gender and Development Perspectives: Some Thoughts & Suggestions for Next Steps

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 4,121 views
Mavic Cabrera-Balleza reflects upon the "Content regulations from gender and development perspective” panel organised by the Assocation of Progressive Communications, Women's Networking Support Programme (APC WNSP) at the first IGF held in Athens, Greece from 30 October to 02 November, 2006. The report highlights some of the important points raised in the discussions, and provides some...

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Search history: Examining pornography on the internet

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 5,008 views
Namita Malhotra examines in this paper, the discourse of pornography in relation to the internet in India. She interrogates the Indian women's movements negotiation with issues around sexuality and censorship, as well as the various legislative, cultural, and ethical debates that intersect around this issue in recent years.

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Violence Against Children in Cyberspace

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 3,480 views
This report is intended to augment the United Nations Study on Violence Against Children. Launched on 11 November 2005, the report examines forms of violence against children encountered through the internet and other forms of digital technologies, including "child pornography, 'live' online sexual abuse for paying customers, online sexual solicitation, cyber stalking and bullying...

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The Use of New Communication and Information Technologies for the Sexual Exploitation of Women and Children

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 4,107 views
This paper written by Donna Hughes and published in the Hastings Women's Law Journal, 2002, examines how different forms of ICT, including peer-to-peer servers and streaming video, are used to sexually exploit women and children.

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Gender in the information Society: Emerging issues

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 2,912 views
This publication is a collection of 13 papers developed for a pre-World Summit on the Information Society seminar, produced by UNDP-APDIP in partnership with UNIFEM and IT for Change. It showcases perspectives that critique the engagement with new technologies in various development sectors such as the governance, media and work.

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Do Not Look at Porn...

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 5,288 views
The video presents different perspectives on pornography in the context of internet and other media. This presentation was prepared for the panel “Content regulations from gender and development perspective” organized by APC WNSP during the first Internet Governance Forum (Athens, October 2006).

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Father's Rights Groups & the Backlash Against Feminists in the Online World

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 3,210 views
The document analyses the thin line between free speech and open hate, particularly in the Internet. It explores the organized backlash to feminism among men that has increasingly made itself visible in Canada and among most Western capitalist countries.

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Women and Media: International Perspectives

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:33 | 3,578 views
<em><br /> <br />Women and Media: International Perspectives</em> brings together eight international scholars to explore key issues of the gender-media relation, from an analysis of news media's coverage of women politicians, to the<br /> <br />marketing of 'girl power', to strategizing for equality in newsrooms.

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MEDIA BRIEF: Cultivating Violence Through Technology? Exploring the Connections between Internet Communication Technologies and Violence Against Women

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 4,204 views
This brief is a condensed version of the issue paper with the same title written by Jac sm Kee for APC WNSP. The paper explores the connection between new information communication technologies (ICTs) and violence against women (VAW). From the perspective of representation and rapid dissemination of information and communication enabled through ICTs, the paper looks at domestic violence in the...

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Access Denied: The Impact of Internet Filtering Software on the Lesbian and Gay [version 2.0.]

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 4,193 views
A survey of how internet filtering software, and ratings systems affect the lesbian and gay community. "Access Denied" contains sections analysing the legal, political and social implications of enforced invisibility on the web. It also includes testimonials from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, who are those most directly affected by the lack of access to important...