[SPECIAL EDITION] Observing our Observers in the Age of Social Media
Kerieva Mccormick looks at how young Roma women and girls deal with, understand, and talk about violence and harassment faced by Roma people, online and offline. This article examines the double consciousness experienced by those who live with the reality of exclusion and discrimination even now in contemporary societies, and the ways in which younger generations navigate hostility and…
IGF Best practice forum on Gender and Access (2016): Overcoming barriers to enable women's meaningful internet access
Technology-mediated Violence against Women in India: Discussion paper
The purpose of this issue paper is to lay out the key legal, institutional and ethical issues concerning technology-mediated Violence against Women (VAW), to raise critical questions for further deliberation and action. This paper draws upon secondary literature in this area, and inputs from Indian feminist scholars and practitioners working in the domains of gender-based violence, women’s…
Did Facebook finally figure out that consent is more important than nipples?
A place for all: On being diverse and inclusive @RightsCon
[COLUMN] I want to be a Pokémon master
10 years of Take Back the Tech!
In Search of Allies: Interview with TBTT campaigners in India
In this set of interviews, Smita Vanniyar speaks to Japleen Pasricha of Feminism in India, and Divya Rajgopal of WhyHate. In separate ways, both these are projects of passion that find ways to reclaim technology for women and also others marginalised on account of gender non-conformity, sexuality, caste, religion and class. They discuss the pros and cons of anonymity, how to address online VAW…