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Violence silences: Document. Challenge. Reclaim our right to expression

Posted Mon 17 Nov 2014 - 20:22 | 2,586 views
How do you challenge existing inequalities by speaking up? When you voice your thoughts, do you face threats and abuse? How is violence used to disrupt solidarity and collective action where you are? How do you fight back? This year's Take Back the Tech! campaign invites you to help us reframe the conversation about violence against women as a violation of our fundamental human right to freedom...

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Zuckerberg, gender pronouns and LGBTQ

Posted Fri 7 Nov 2014 - 10:45 | 3,218 views
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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F-Bombs for feminism and brain pickings

Posted Fri 31 Oct 2014 - 16:31 | 3,788 views
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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Take Back the Tech! campaign wins ITU award for gender equality in tech

Posted Tue 28 Oct 2014 - 14:42 | 2,339 views
APC's Take Back the Tech! campaign was globally aclaimed for its “efforts to reduce threats online and building women's confidence and security in the use of ICTs,” winning first place on this first edition of the prize from over 360 nominations and 37 finalists from more than 70 countries under category 6. The Gender Equality Mainstreaming - Technology (GEM-Tech) Award is an annual special ITU-...

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DJ'S CHOICE OF THE WEEK: The Snappening, childbirth and disgruntled fan

Posted Mon 20 Oct 2014 - 09:03 | 3,022 views
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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DJ's CHOICE OF THE WEEK: Sex in the digital age

Posted Wed 15 Oct 2014 - 21:59 | 3,691 views
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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Violence against women and ICT in Bosnia and Herzegovina: A tricky place between raising awareness and lobbying for laws

Posted Tue 14 Oct 2014 - 19:56 | 2,886 views
For years now, the topic of violence against women that is happening through ICT has not been “attractive” enough for our local media. Even with the rise of the number of our mapped cases and educational trainings held, they simply did not seem to care enough to publish our case studies, much less, to do an interview on the topic. Up until this July.

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Facebook: The king laid bare and the drag queens

Posted Mon 6 Oct 2014 - 15:50 | 3,391 views
The social network created by Mark Zuckerberg recently suspended the profiles of drag queens whose pages were under their stage names. The performers suddenly found themselves blocked from their accounts and were sent messages with instructions on how to replace their stage names with their legal names, according to Facebook’s “real name” policy.

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DJ's CHOICE OF THE WEEK: Wall thumping, big data facts, and the hardships of moderating trolls

Posted Wed 1 Oct 2014 - 15:07 | 3,024 views
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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“In our work, the internet is a main stakeholder”: A feminist talk with Hayriye Avatar at the IGF

Posted Fri 26 Sep 2014 - 00:26 | 5,668 views
The Turkish LGBTI rights organization Kaos GL turns 20 on September 20. At the Internet Governance Forum just held in Istanbul, Bishakha Datta interviewed Kaos activist Hayriye Avatar on their pathbreaking LGBTI activism, both online and offline.