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CyberStalked: Our Story

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:37 | 3,652 views
The story of Cynthia Armistead, the founder of the site Cyberstalked (<a href="http://www.cyberstalked.org" target="blank"> www.cyberstalked.org </a>). The site originally began as a place to refute the defamation spread about Cynthia and her family across the internet. In this story, Cynthia shares her and her daughter experiences of being target of online...

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Online Harassment/Cyberstalking Statistics

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:37 | 5,529 views
Cyberstalking statistics collected by Working to Halt Online Abuse (WHOA), US based online safety organization, over the period of eight years, from 2000 till 2007. The data were gathered from survivors through the demographic questionnaire published on the WHOA web site at haltabuse.org . The released data are based on a total of 2,285 completed questionnaires. For example the data reveals...

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THE WORLD WIDE WEB OF DESIRE: Content Regulation on the Internet

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:37 | 5,330 views
This paper attempts to look at some of the paradoxes that emerge in content regulation discussions. It brings in feminist or gendered perspective, which provides different and varied understandings of “harmful content”, as well as opens the question of adequate representation of all voices in the content regulations debates.

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Content Regulations From Gender and Development Perspectives: Some Thoughts & Suggestions for Next Steps

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 4,118 views
Mavic Cabrera-Balleza reflects upon the "Content regulations from gender and development perspective” panel organised by the Assocation of Progressive Communications, Women's Networking Support Programme (APC WNSP) at the first IGF held in Athens, Greece from 30 October to 02 November, 2006. The report highlights some of the important points raised in the discussions, and provides some...

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Search history: Examining pornography on the internet

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 5,003 views
Namita Malhotra examines in this paper, the discourse of pornography in relation to the internet in India. She interrogates the Indian women's movements negotiation with issues around sexuality and censorship, as well as the various legislative, cultural, and ethical debates that intersect around this issue in recent years.

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The Online Safety Toolkit

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 4,623 views
The BC Rural Women’s Network, sponsored by the Vernon Women’s Centre Society, developed this online safety toolkit addressing Online Safety for Women. This toolkit has information that addresses women’s safety when using the internet and email communications.

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The Use of New Communication and Information Technologies for the Sexual Exploitation of Women and Children

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 4,105 views
This paper written by Donna Hughes and published in the Hastings Women's Law Journal, 2002, examines how different forms of ICT, including peer-to-peer servers and streaming video, are used to sexually exploit women and children.

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Violence Against Children in Cyberspace

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 3,479 views
This report is intended to augment the United Nations Study on Violence Against Children. Launched on 11 November 2005, the report examines forms of violence against children encountered through the internet and other forms of digital technologies, including "child pornography, 'live' online sexual abuse for paying customers, online sexual solicitation, cyber stalking and bullying...

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Radio Programmes: Women Talk Peace: Radio Productions on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (Liberia)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 3,376 views
This is the third section in a 3-part series of prototype radio programs about UNSCR 1325. It contains four radio productions on women, peace and security issues in English, Kpelle and Bassa. The radio productions describe the impact of violent conflict on Liberian women, as well as the impact of such conflicts on other parts of the African region.

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Radio Programmes: Women Talk Peace: Radio Productions on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 with excerpts from the 2005 Peacebuilding Cyberdialogues (Uganda)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 3,560 views
This is the second section in a 3-part series of prototype radio programs about UNSCR 1325. It contains three radio productions on women, peace and security issues in Uganda. The productions decribe the impact of violent conflicts on Ugandan women, as well as the effects of such conflicts in other parts of Africa.