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In depth

Does urban youth know what to do about cyber harassment? : Research in Bangladesh

Posted Fri 9 Nov 2018 - 11:54 | 2,597 views

This indepth article shares reflections on research with urban youth in Bangladesh on how they deal with cyber harassment and cyber bullying, particularly the experience of young women. The research led to the creation of a short informative animation aimed at youth that might feel helpless and alone when facing harassment online.

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Intersection of identities: Online gender and caste based violence

Posted Thu 7 Jun 2018 - 08:51 | 2,201 views

Women who are also from vulnerable and marginalised communities such as Dalit women in India, face additional and vicious forms of online violence and harassment. In addition their access to justice is tenuous and fraught, adding progressively to the impunity with which caste- and gender-based harassment takes place.

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From fear to courage: Talking about technology, violence and justice in Mexico

Posted Mon 23 Nov 2015 - 00:00 | 2,647 views
An interview by Florencia Goldsman with research report author Gabriela Polanco and APC’s project coordinator in Mexico Erika Smith explores many of the nuances that emerged from the research. From assessing to what extent technology is an enabler of violence to musing on the various meanings of ‘justice’ for survivors, this conversation takes us behind the scenes of the Mexican edition of the...

DJS choice

Unsolicited advice, 18 years and menstruation

Posted Mon 20 Apr 2015 - 13:55 | 1,884 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...

Publication

Republic of Congo: Building access to justice, health care and social rehabilitation for survivors

Posted Mon 6 Apr 2015 - 13:38 | 2,353 views
This publication, which is especially useful for women’s rights and ICT for development organisations, UN agencies, health providers, legislators, policy makers and justice enforcement bodies, gathers the learnings and challenges identified by all of the actors involved in APC and AZUR Development’s project “Holding government accountable to gender-based violence in the Republic of Congo”.

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Infographic: Mapping technology-based violence against women - Take Back the Tech! top 8 findings

Posted Fri 6 Mar 2015 - 19:19 | 6,179 views
Did you know that women between 18-30 years old (and younger) are the ones most vulnerable online? And did you know that the majority (40%) of cases are perpetrated by someone known to the survivor? Check out this infographic that draws on the 1126 cases reported on the Take Back the Tech! online map from 2012 to 2014.

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From impunity to justice: Domestic legal remedies for cases of technology-related violence against women

Posted Fri 6 Mar 2015 - 18:54 | 5,291 views
The present research seeks to examine the availability and effectiveness of existing domestic legal remedies for survivors of technology-related VAW to access justice and to prevent such violence from occurring. This research was carried out between April 2013 and June 2014 by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) as part of a multi-country project entitled “Ending violence: Women’...

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From impunity to justice: Improving corporate policies to end technology-related violence against women

Posted Fri 6 Mar 2015 - 17:47 | 6,588 views
Between April 2013 and June 2014, the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) carried out a multi-country research project entitled “Ending violence: Women’s rights and safety online”. The project explored the adequacy and effectiveness of domestic legal remedies and corporate policies/redress mechanisms to address the issue of technology-related violence against women (VAW).

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Infographic: 4 reasons women struggle to access justice in tech-based VAW

Posted Fri 6 Mar 2015 - 16:37 | 4,647 views
Did you know that less than half of reported cases of technology-based violence against women (VAW) are investigated by the authorities? Check this infographic to know more about our "From impunity to justice: Exploring corporate and legal remedies for technology-related violence against women" research findings.

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Submission to the UPR: Women’s access to justice in the Philippines

Posted Wed 4 Apr 2012 - 15:14 | 6,110 views
The submission to the UPR process elaborated by the Women´s Legal and Human Rights Bureau, Inc from the Philippines addresses the issue of women’s access to justice in the country, which highlights technology-related violence against women (VAW) as an emerging form of VAW. The submission also looks at the gaps and challenges in available domestic remedies to survivors of violence and abuse...