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Technology based violence against women research meeting and Internet Governance Forum in Bali

Posted Tue 3 Dec 2013 - 19:37 | 7,383 views
The technology-related violence on women research meeting took place in Bali, Indonesia from 19th to 21st October 2013. The meeting was organized by the Association for Progressive Communication (APC), as part of the “ending violence: Women’s rights and safety online” project with support from the Dutch government’s Funding Leadership and Opportunities for Women (FLOW) programme.

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Connecting Our Rights at IGF2013: Women and sexual rights defenders leading progress on equitable, inclusive internet policy

Posted Wed 20 Nov 2013 - 14:22 | 3,365 views
The human rights of women and sexual minorities are being increasingly impacted by the internet, not only through violence and discrimination, but through policies and legislation that do not recognise their specific contexts, concerns and capacities.

Gender peripheries of the Internet Governance Forum in Indonesia

Posted Wed 20 Nov 2013 - 14:10 | 7,027 views
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) has taken constructive steps to integrate gender equality into its space, processes and issues. This years' Gender Roundtable and other specific spaces such as the Gender Dynamic Coalition, aimed to strengthen the previous premise by bringing in different stakeholders (including governments, UN agencies, the private sector, civil society etc.) to dialogue on...

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Integrating women's rights at the IGF

Posted Tue 19 Nov 2013 - 17:43 | 2,464 views
As governments work on legislations, gender mainstreaming in ICT sector should not be overlooked. Women need to access internet for development, hence training of women and girls to access internet is crucial. Despite this, gender was not seen as a thematic area during IGF 2013 and hence was not included in the IGF workshops. This was a concern to women human rights organizations like APC which...

Publication

8th Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF): Chair´s summary

Posted Mon 18 Nov 2013 - 12:24 | 2,917 views
From 22-25 October 2013 in Bali, Indonesia, internet governance experts, civil society, government and intergovernmental organizations’ officials, international social and economic development practitioners, members of the academic and technical communities, private sector representatives and other inquiring global citizens gathered together for the 8th meeting of the Internet Governance Forum....

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Gender and internet governance: Integrating women's rights at the IGF space

Posted Fri 25 Oct 2013 - 15:20 | 2,856 views
The Dynamic Coalition on Gender offers a space for key stakeholders to meet and discuss advancing the gender justice agenda throughout the Internet Governance Forum.

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Statement: “Miss Internet Bali” and women's participation at the Internet Governance Forum 2013

Posted Wed 23 Oct 2013 - 14:26 | 6,876 views
The Internet Governance Forum is a United Nations mandated space and as such, we expect and demand adherence to respectful and non-discriminatory standards of behavior. As participants of the Internet Governance Forum 2013 who are working to advance gender equality and the active participation of women in Internet governance policy dialogue and processes, we see this as a huge step back taken by...

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Gender Report Card at the IGF in Bali: Take this on!

Posted Mon 21 Oct 2013 - 14:54 | 2,936 views
The IGF Gender Report Card is an initiative to measure the level of progress on the inclusion of gender equality and the promotion women’s empowerment in this important internet governance policy dialogue process. Are you at the IGF? Take this on! Invite others to take part in monitoring.

In depth

Results from the Gender Report Card at the 2012 IGF: More women make a huge difference

Posted Wed 16 Oct 2013 - 18:01 | 6,120 views
This report summarises the contents of the Gender Report Card sections of the workshop reports from the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) of 2012. Interestingly, it shows among other interesting outputs, that gender was most likely to be mentioned in those workshops in which women were most likely to participate.