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Let's talk about gender analysis in the LAC IGF

Posted Mon 30 Sep 2013 - 21:39 | 5,357 views
The APC Women's Rights Programme attended the preparatory meeting prior to the Latin American Internet Governance Forum held in late August in Córdoba, Argentina. Attending were Erika Smith, Dafne Sabanes Plou, and Flavia Fascendini. The Spanish language editor of GenderIT.org interviewed both feminists to analyse whether the internet governance debate still marginalises gender issues, or if they...

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"We have to respond to discriminatory discourse with more discourse": Natalia Gherardi on symbolic violence

Posted Mon 30 Sep 2013 - 21:39 | 5,529 views
Mother and wife, housewife, caregiver, submissive, fragile. Or bad, crazy, bitch, witch. All are sexist gender stereotypes that speak to what, socially and culturally, a woman is considered to be, or not be, and what she should, or should not, be. How do we dismantle this sort of invisible violence? How do we challenge discriminatory gender stereotypes and label them publicly as being negative,...
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Let's go beyond the basics: What would feminist internet governance look like?

Posted Thu 26 Sep 2013 - 15:25 | 6,970 views
Feminism is one of the most important movements in the recent history of humanity, if we measure its political impact, the level of its theoretical proposals, and its ability for social articulation and mobilization, It has permeated the debate, analysis, activism, and development of public policy in critical areas like the economy, culture, health, and education, among others. Nevertheless, when...