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Sexual rights in Indonesia: Creating and protecting safe spaces for women minority groups

Posted Wed 18 Dec 2013 - 17:54 | 3,910 views
While the internet empowers women living with HIV/AIDS by providing information about their right to privacy, internet rights in Indonesia are being threatened by government practices of blocking and filtering content. During the last Internet Governance Forum that took place in October 2013 in Bali, APC talked to Indonesian activist Kamilia Manaf about the challenges that sexual rights and...

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Decoding India’s Proposed Online Porn Ban – I

Posted Wed 18 Dec 2013 - 15:14 | 8,325 views
This is the fourth in a series of posts reporting on the day-long “Connect Your Rights!” meeting held in Mumbai in November 2013. The meeting explored topics such as tools to combat violence against women, pornography, sexuality, and freedoms and risks in the online world.

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Legal restrictions on content are not helpful - Discussions around feminism, sexuality, technology and violence

Posted Wed 18 Dec 2013 - 01:44 | 6,473 views
APC’s Women’s Rights Programme convened a meeting on feminism, sexuality, technology and violence at Rutgers University Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights in the United States in November. The three-day meeting ranged from setting out definitions to practical concerns and future collaboration. The meeting grew out of the Exploratory Research Online (EROTICS) undertaken in 2008 with...

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Feminist Porn: Re-imagining Parameters of Sex and Sexuality

Posted Mon 9 Dec 2013 - 14:26 | 8,140 views
If you’re looking for porn where a scream of pleasure is actually pleasurable, you’ve come to the right place.

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Like being on the street: Women and online abuse

Posted Fri 29 Nov 2013 - 13:51 | 5,170 views
This is the second in a series of posts reporting on the day-long “Connect Your Rights!” meeting held in Mumbai in November 2013. The meeting explored topics such as tools to combat violence against women, pornography, sexuality, and freedoms and risks in the online world.
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No easy reading

Posted Fri 29 Nov 2013 - 02:04 | 6,781 views
Nora Quebral (2012) - who is credited with coming up with the concept of 'development communication' in the early 70s - argued recently in an account of Asian domestic workers in the Middle East, and the right-to-drive protest by women in Saudi Arabia, that any analysis of rights is necessarily deeply contextual: “A tough question to answer would be: in which [of these two societies] do women...

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Crowdmapping Sexual Harassment in India

Posted Wed 27 Nov 2013 - 14:00 | 3,593 views
This is the first in a series of posts reporting on the day-long “Connect Your Rights!” meeting held in Mumbai in November 2013. The meeting explored topics such as tools to combat violence against women, pornography, sexuality, and freedoms and risks in the online world.

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Snippets from Connect Your Rights, Mumbai

Posted Wed 20 Nov 2013 - 23:47 | 2,316 views
Point of View held “Connect Your Rights!”, an all-day meeting exploring the links between gender rights, sexual rights, and Internet rights, on November 11, 2013 at Mumbai. It was the first meeting in the second phase of the EROTICS India project. The first phase comprised of an exploratory research study on sexuality and ICTs in India.

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Day 2: Sexual Right, Privacy and Technology - Common Concerns Moving Forward

Posted Wed 20 Nov 2013 - 15:05 | 2,010 views
At Rutgers University Newark Campus, November 8-9, 2013, organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and The Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution and Human Rights (CGHR).

EROTICS all over: Constellations of debates on sexual rights, privacy and technology

Posted Wed 20 Nov 2013 - 15:02 | 5,429 views
"EROTICS project":http://www.apc.org/en/projects/erotics-exploratory-research-project-sexu... is moving forward and discussions on sexual rights, violence against women, censorship. privacy, pornography, freedoms and risks in the online world. are flowing all around. Two meetings took place lately,...