Democratic Republic of Congo: Exploring technology-related violence against women

Posted Mon 4 Jan 2016 - 02:20 | 10,284 views
This is the last in a series of mini editions highlighting the “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” project. Each edition focuses on one country in which the research was conducted. It brings together major findings and interviews with the research teams. Drawing on three documented case studies, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) research documents some of the characteristics of…
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Editorial

Finding her place: Gender at the 10th IGF

Posted Mon 21 Dec 2015 - 16:52 | 9,478 views
A quiet sense of satisfaction. That’s what I felt at this year’s Internet Governance Forum, when gender moved out of the wings and came on to the main stage: here, there, everywhere.

The politics of sex

Posted Fri 13 Nov 2015 - 04:47 | 12,306 views
“For many, sexuality goes to the heart of who we are as human beings,” writes Alan Finlay, the editor of the latest Global information society watch (GISWatch) report and also the guest editor for this edition of GenderIT.org. The 2015 GISWatch brings stories on the politics of sex and sexual rights online from 52 countries worldwide. Through interviews with authors, and a selection of links…

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GISWatch 2015: Sexual rights and the internet

Posted Thu 12 Nov 2015 - 04:34 | 7,843 views
The Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) 2015 presents stories from around the world on how the politics of sex and sexual rights activism takes place online. The topics of the 57 country reports gathered in this year GISWatch are diverse, ranging from the challenges and possibilities that the internet offers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LBGTQ) communities, to female…

DJS choice

Transhumanist technology, gender bias and feminist bosses

Posted Tue 15 Sep 2015 - 06:06 | 4,871 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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The digital age: A feminist future for the queer African woman

Posted Wed 26 Aug 2015 - 07:22 | 5,378 views
Tiffany Kagure Mugo and Nyx McLean recently published an article in The IDS Bulletin, The Digital Age: A Feminist Future for the Queer African Woman. The article draws attention to digital communities and how they afford the queer African woman the space to express her lived experience.

DJS choice

Nudies, #FreeTheNipple and online laughter

Posted Tue 25 Aug 2015 - 04:16 | 3,333 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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Google renamed, 800 sites banned and no girl wins

Posted Tue 11 Aug 2015 - 07:00 | 3,398 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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Imagine a Feminist Internet: The conversation is on!

Posted Fri 17 Jul 2015 - 11:46 | 5,911 views
This year, a group of 45 activists, researchers, academics and techies are meeting again in Malaysia to deepen the discussion around feminism and technology. They will be tweeting on #imagineafeministinternet and we invite you to participate in the conversation by engaging with the hashtag and following @takebackthetech.

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Rainbows, Minds and #DontMancriminate

Posted Tue 30 Jun 2015 - 04:29 | 3,459 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…