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Feminist talk

Public. Autonomous. Anonymous. Group. Sexting. At AWID 2016. Oh yeah!

Posted Wed 5 Oct 2016 - 13:25 | 6,294 views
"Welcome to the Feminist Internet eXchange Hub! Make sure you come back tonight for some group sexting - public, autonomous, anonymous, group sexting!" we called to women as they stumbled in to explore our feminist internet exchange space at AWID Feminist Futures Forum, 2016. Sometimes they grinned and asked "what time!?", sometimes their cheeks reddened and they looked away abruptly. Most were...
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Editorial

A is for Agency

Posted Wed 10 Jul 2013 - 16:12 | 11,108 views
It’s been a great month for cyber-feminism. The #FBrape campaign succeeded in changing the social network giant’s policies on violence against women in record time. The global alarm over the NSA surveillance scandal created mass awareness over privacy and access to personal data. And Instagram launched hipster filters for videos. Perhaps not as breakthrough, but definitely encouraging of more...

Feminist talk

GenderIT.org's team @ Internet Governance Forum 2010, Vilnius

Posted Thu 9 Sep 2010 - 03:46 | 6,474 views
What is the role of the internet in defending and realising women's rights and sexual rights? What are our positions as women's rights and sexual rights advocates on how the internet should be governed? From 14-17 September, the GenderIT.org team had been assisting at the Fifth Internet Governance Forum in Vilnius, Lithuania. The GenderIT Feminist Talk contributors and tweeters at the fifth IGF...