Sharm El Sheikh

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GenderIT.org IGF2009 Team

Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 - 13:59 | 2,818 views
The GenderIT Feminist Talk contributors and tweeters at the Fourth Internet Governance Forum, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, 15-18 November 2009, are Maya Indira Ganesh, Jan Moolman, Wieke Vink and Jac sm Kee.

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New spaces: same old worries

Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 - 11:58 | 3,421 views
Transparency, democracy, inclusivity, equal access, people centred…
sound familiar? These and other concepts have grounded the work of the
women’s movement and other movements for social change and justice for
decades. They also at the core of the WSIS principles that were highlighted at the WSIS principles: a development agenda internet governance’ workshop that I attended...

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APC perspective on the future of the Internet Governance Forum

Posted Wed 18 Nov 2009 - 16:00 | 3,542 views
This statement was presented for APC by Willie Currie, APC policy programme manager, at the Taking Stock and Looking Forward – on the desirability of the

continuation of the Internet Governance Forum session, Fourth Internet...

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Secret and sexy

Posted Wed 18 Nov 2009 - 14:52 | 3,849 views
When there’s something wrong with the internet connection at home, it is not my grandparents who are fixing it. It is not my mum or dad. It is my boyfriend. It is my brothers. It is me. We are the first generation who are brought up in the digital age – in a world wide web with Wikipedia as our library and Skype as our phone. In the case of internet, it is not necessarily the parents educating...

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Video: Finally, another take on sexuality

Posted Wed 18 Nov 2009 - 14:41 | 2,837 views
Video: Jan Moolman speaks with Wieke Vink from the Youth Coalition on Sexual and Sexual Reproductive Rights, about issues raised at the APC WNSP IGF 2009 workshop: Content regulation, surveillance and sexuality rights - Privacy, Agency & Security.

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Video: Our children are in danger

Posted Wed 18 Nov 2009 - 14:34 | 2,851 views
Jan Moolman speaks with a participant at the APC WNSP IGF 2009 workshop about her thoughts: Content regulation, surveillance and sexuality rights - Privacy, Agency & Security.

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Video: Jehan Ara on privacy, agency & security

Posted Wed 18 Nov 2009 - 13:35 | 2,871 views
Video: Jan Moolman speaks with Jehan Ara, President of the Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT & ITES (P@SHA), about issues raised at the APC WNSP IGF 2009 workshop: Content regulation, surveillance and sexuality rights...

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Video: Who’s In? Who’s Out? Women's Rights at the 2009 IGF

Posted Wed 18 Nov 2009 - 08:39 | 3,233 views
Video interview: Jan speaks with Margarita Salas from Sula Batsu cooperative, Costa Rica, and gets her perspective on where women's rights feature at the fourth Internet Governance Forum.

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Cybersecurity: Do women count?

Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 - 14:42 | 4,865 views
I have another blog post to write about, which is a continuation of the
privacy blog. But after attending this morning's session on ITU and cybersecurity, I think I should jot this down before the moment escapes. The workshop was a panel of...

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Possible futures of the Gender Dynamic Coalition at IGF

Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 - 10:09 | 3,402 views
After quite a number of informal talks among gender-interested people at this year`s IGF, the following picture is beginning to emerge. Since women have not made enough inroads into national governments and big business decision-making structures, civil society is a crucial stakeholder to help promote gender equality and women`s issues. Hence, the IGF as a multi-stakeholder event is crucial to...