Internet intermediaries and violence against women online: User policies and redress framework of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
A recent report, “Internet intermediaries and violence against women online” released by the Association for Progressive Communications for the “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” project, analyses the policies and redress framework of the three major internet intermediaries: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, in regard to violence against women online. These case studies allow APC to…
Comic: How we betray our gender
A fantastic comic about online sexism. Witty, creative and elegantly drawn, with comments below that prove the points made in the comic.
Effects of Education and ICT Use on Gender Relations in Bhutan
This article examines the relationships that exist between gendered access to education and the ways in which mobile phones, fixed phones, and the Internet are perceived and used in a rural and an urban Bhutanese community. The findings, organized by levels of literacy, reveal similar patterns in ICT perceptions and use across the two communities.
CyberStalked: Our Story
The story of Cynthia Armistead, the founder of the site Cyberstalked ( www.cyberstalked.org ). 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 harassment and stalking over…
ICT for Development Success Stories: Youth, Poverty and Gender
The 100-page publication highlights initiatives that are using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to make a real and meaningful difference in communities around the world, no matter how disadvantaged or isolated they may be. These stories on Youth, Poverty and Gender intend to provide snapshots of the learning process that accompanies the introduction and implementation of ICTs in…
Radio: A Post Nine-Eleven Strategy for Reaching the World's Poor
The book provides case studies of the historical use of radio, and an overview of what is being done today. the authors argue that the voice of radio can work as an effective, practical and cost-efficient means of transmitting information that may impact the lives of people in communities all over the world.
Women in Sync: Acting Locally, Connecting Globally (Toolkit 3)
Connecting Locally, Acting Globally is the third volume of Women in Sync. Women from diverse geographies and cultures tell how their communities are defining the Internet, and how they are themselves redefined by the experience. The telling comes in different tones: some voices were are terse, some verbosevoluble, and some quietly passionate. But all are, in the end, inspiring.
Video Films: Women & ICT Projects in India
This page links to two documentary films on women and ICT that were produced in the framework of UNESCO’s pilot project 'Putting ICT in the Hands of the Poor', that are now available online. They examine the information needs of poverty stricken communities in South Asia, with a special focus on gender issues.
Communication in Movement
“Communication in Movement”, a new publication of ALAI (Agencia Latinoamericana de Información), examines the complex relations between social movements and communication.
Malaysian gov't must review laws to free media and information
The paper outlines various discriminatory practices that have been faced from the laws on media and communications in Malaysia, as compelling reasons why the legislations must be reformed.