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Divya

Divya is human rights lawyer from India. She is a research consultant with the Association for Progressive Communications and is working on mapping ICT laws and jurisprudence in Asia.Divya is human rights lawyer from India. She is a research consultant with the Association for Progressive Communications and is working on mapping ICT laws and jurisprudence in Asia.

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Advocating for better ICT laws at the Asia Pacific Internet Governance Forum

Posted Thu 8 Aug 2019 - 12:05 | 298 views

The Asia Pacific Internet Governance Forum just completed in July 2019 and it took place in Russia. There were very few sessions that dealt with either gender or human rights and none that addressed sexuality. At one session there were discussions on the ICT related-laws and particularly on the broad and unclear provisions that deal with online censorship.

Image description: Plenary session at Asia Pacific IGF 2019