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Feminist talk

Challenging pornophobia and moral beliefs of Congolese media practitioners

Posted Tue 30 Nov 2010 - 21:09 | 5,967 views
Francoise Mukuku reports on the online discussion around ICT and violence against women organized by Genderlinks as part of the 16 Days of Activism: "As my organization Si Jeunesse Savait is implementing a 2-year project on the topic, I felt like it was really the place to be today...But let me tell you that the debate between most of the people I met online today was really far from meeting my...

Publication

Comic: How we betray our gender

Posted Fri 12 Nov 2010 - 02:13 | 4,081 views
A fantastic comic about online sexism. Witty, creative and elegantly drawn, with comments below that prove the points made in the comic.

Feminist talk

Why I took a long flight to Vilnius

Posted Thu 16 Sep 2010 - 10:57 | 6,345 views
Francoise examines the role that mass media play as the fourth estate or power in the world, and looks at how convergence and large media companies are threatening the positive achievements of the internet in helping to create diversity, freedom of expression and greater focus on human rights reporting.

In depth

Women, Gender & Media

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:19 | 4,867 views
When I was a trainer at a media and gender workshop in 2002, the only male participant there confessed, “Our organisation is not prioritising gender actually. We are more concerned about other issues – issues which are political”. This statement reveals much about the stand that most media institutions take on gender.

Publication

Cambodia, Malaysia, Pakistan and the Philippines: Cross-country Study on Violence against Women and Information Communication Technologies

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:38 | 6,414 views
Sonia Randhawa, genderIT.org writer and editor, compares the findings of four national reports from Cambodia, Malaysia, Pakistan and the Philippines undertaken by the APC WNSP as part of the project “Strengthening women’s strategic use of ICTs to combat violence against women and girls”.