endvaw

Publication

Keeping women safe? Gender, online harassment and Indian law

Posted Sun 1 May 2016 - 18:28 | 3,518 views
Findings of the Internet Democracy Project research study, ‘”Don’t Let It Stand!”: An Exploratory Study of Women and Verbal Online Abuse in India’, indicate that women in India develop a variety of strategies to deal with the verbal threats they face. However, these strategies very rarely include the law,resulting in a silence around questions of legal effectiveness and recourse for online verbal...

Publication

End violence research site: From impunity to justice

Posted Mon 11 Jan 2016 - 07:50 | 2,371 views
The site launched by the Association for Progressive Communications reflect the background of the “From impunity to justice“ research and share its findings with a wide audience. The multi-country research explored corporate and state remedies for dealing with technology-related violence against women (VAW).

In depth

Missing and murdered aboriginal women of Canada and human trafficking: Understanding this likely connection

Posted Fri 8 Jan 2016 - 10:51 | 3,585 views
Imagine a young aboriginal woman standing alone in the night, her stance hardened by violence, outrage and sadness. Like her mother before her, she is a survivor. A survivor of colonisation, a survivor of family violence, a survivor of poverty and lack of resources, a survivor of false promises from a boyfriend that gave her hope. All she had to do was move with him to the city, he would find her...

In depth

End violence research site has arrived!! Explore the road from impunity to justice

Posted Mon 9 Nov 2015 - 11:21 | 2,158 views
Did you know that 60% of reported cases of technology-related violence against women (VAW) are not investigated by the authorities? Or that in 40% of cases of technology-related VAW, the perpetrator is known to the survivor?

Publication

Women’s rights, gender and Internet governance

Posted Fri 30 Oct 2015 - 16:35 | 3,379 views
This issue paper addresses the degree to which gender and women’s rights feature in Internet1 governance, in multiple interconnected ways including, but certainly not limited to, access, content and representation. Gender and women’s rights occupy a largely rhetorical role in today’s discussion of Internet governance.

Feminist talk

Internet rights are human rights: Reflections from workshops in the DRC and Kenya on violence against women

Posted Tue 13 Oct 2015 - 12:30 | 3,010 views
I've had the privilege, this past year, to travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Kenya to facilitate workshops based on our Internet Rights are Human Rights: Violence Against Women (VAW) online curriculum.

Feminist talk

The Istanbul Convention brings the most complex view on the issue of violence against women

Posted Tue 14 Jul 2015 - 10:17 | 3,756 views
The Istanbul Convention is a legal document that was presented by the Council of Europe in 2011. The convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence came into force in 2014 and was ratified by 18 member states and signed by 19 thus far. However EU countries such as the Czech Republic, Bulgaria and Ireland are still not on the list. The Czech government argues...

Feminist talk

How technology is enabling a new generation of change makers fighting violence against women

Posted Mon 6 Jul 2015 - 13:21 | 3,918 views
Tara is a 26 year old aspiring computer engineer based in Oman. She has always excelled at her classes, exams, internships and appears to live a normal life. But what no one knows is that when at home, Tara is battling neglect, physical and sexual abuse at the hands of her family.

DJS choice

Mobile apps, games and the White web

Posted Wed 10 Jun 2015 - 08:42 | 2,370 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...

Feminist talk

Women and internet freedom in East Africa

Posted Mon 1 Jun 2015 - 16:03 | 1,701 views
On March 8, International Women’s Day was marked across the world under the theme “Make It Happen.” The OpenNet Africa initiative, which monitors and promotes internet freedom in Africa, participated in a series of online discussions focused on women in the digital sphere.