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Esther Nasikye

Esther Nasikye is a trained citizen journalist and founder of ChangeWaves, a civil society organization in Uganda that was established to support organizations, women, men and young people to access and share knowledge through ICTs for the sustainable development.

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Filipinas: “Si no hay justicia para las sobrevivientes/víctimas, las leyes son inútiles”

Posted Mon 8 Apr 2013 - 13:45 | 3,923 views
En Filipinas se considera a la violencia contra las mujeres como delito de acción pública. Según el censo nacional de demografía y salud, una de cada cinco mujeres entre 15 y 49 años padeció violencia física desde los 15 años de edad. La llegada de las computadoras e internet expone a las mujeres a otra dimensión de la violencia. Aún se desconoce la extensión de la violencia electrónica hacia las...

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Philippines: “If no justice is given to the survivors/victims then the laws become useless”

Posted Mon 8 Apr 2013 - 12:36 | 6,768 views
Violence against women in the Philippines is considered a public crime. According to the Philippines National Demographic and Health Survey, one in five women aged 15-49 has experienced physical violence since age 15. The advent of computers and internet exposes women to another dimension of violence. GenderIT.org writer, Esther Nasikye, talked to Foundation for Media Alternatives about the forms...

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India and South Africa: The hidden story of sex on the internet

Posted Thu 23 Jun 2011 - 14:28 | 18,307 views
After two years the EROTICS research has revealed that sex on the internet is much more than just pornography, but instead it includes a vibrant ecosystem of individuals sharing and discovering their sexuality online. Not only that, the internet provides a space for sexual and identity rights activists to organize and advocate for change.

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India y Sudáfrica: la historia secreta del sexo en internet

Posted Wed 22 Jun 2011 - 22:06 | 5,144 views
Después de dos años, la investigación EROTICS ha revelado que el sexo en internet es mucho más que pornografía e incluye un vibrante ecosistema de personas que comparten y descubren su sexualidad en línea. No sólo eso, internet ofrece un espacio para que los/as activistas de los derechos de identidad y de los derechos sexuales puedan organizarse y promover el cambio.

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Sudáfrica: privacidad y violencia doméstica en y fuera de línea

Posted Fri 23 Jul 2010 - 18:05 | 6,679 views
Mientras que los/as activistas por los derechos de las mujeres han estado a la vanguardia de tornar públicos los delitos privados que ocurren en el hogar – como la violencia doméstica y la violación en el matrimonio - las nuevas tecnologías están haciendo el sector privado público en formas que privan de derechos, enajenan y violan a las mujeres. Esther Nasikye y Sally-Jean Shackleton exploran...

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South Africa: Privacy and domestic violence online and off

Posted Mon 19 Jul 2010 - 20:38 | 18,399 views
While women's rights activists have been at the forefront of making the private crimes that occur at home - domestic violence, marital rape - public, new technologies are making the private public in ways that disenfranchise, alienate and violate women. Esther Nasikye and Sally-Jean Shackleton explore how ICTs, privacy and domestic violence in South Africa are showing up problems in both policy...

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Linking local women to the global agenda

Posted Thu 4 Mar 2010 - 23:04 | 3,388 views
Esther Nasikye, a Communication and Advocacy Officer at Icon Women & Young People's Leadership Academy, is commenting on the importance of the new media and art for grassroot women: "I have met many women in Uganda who are doing amazing work in their villages, towns, sub-counties but still work in isolation with little or no connection to like minded people whether in their town or country or...