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Launched in 2006, GenderIT.org is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews and commentary on internet policy and culture. It started as a site monitoring policy developments on ICT and gender, and from its beginnings has been unique. Initially it was one of the first sites looking at ICT policy through a gender lens. Many years later, GenderIT.org remains a unique space for its focus on the global South, its focus on those working at the grassroots level (grounded in the experience of the women in the society in which they live), and its emphasis on both advocacy and social justice.

Feminist talk

Conversaciones en la ciudad: Imaginando una internet feminista

Posted Thu 19 Apr 2018 - 18:31 | 1,366 views
En una jornada singular en Buenos Aires, unas 40 mujeres de organizaciones sociales y feministas debatieron sobre derechos digitales y género en las redes sociales e internet.¿Cómo perciben la participación en estos espacios de comunicación? ¿Qué aportes surgen para cuestionar y reflexionar sobre las políticas de internet? Invitamos a actualizar la conversación escuchando las intervenciones y...

In depth

Cuestionar y desafiar los sistemas construidos sobre la desigualdad

Posted Tue 6 Mar 2018 - 16:21 | 1,765 views
Entrevista a Firuzeh Shokooh Valle quien se refiere a la “mujer tecnológica del Tercer Mundo” como usuaria y potenciadora de tecnología y a su entrada a la economía del conocimiento, teniendo en cuenta las inequidades históricas, los modos colectivos de relacionarse con la tecnología y las dificultades que plantea el discurso del empresarismo en un marco de economía neoliberal

Making a feminist internet: Building movements, remembering resistance, hacking security and care

Posted Fri 10 Nov 2017 - 14:08 | 4,327 views

From the cataclysmic and profoundly loud speaking out that took place spontaneously across varied contexts with #metoo to understanding, owning and building feminist infrastructure, there is a lot that we can do as feminist activists. In this edition we take a peek at the Making a Feminist Internet meeting in Malaysia that took place early October, 2017.

Feminist talk

Women's Gaze: Interview with Ninka Khaindrava

Posted Tue 7 Nov 2017 - 11:38 | 3,560 views
In this interview with Ninka Khaindrava, she talks about the state of activism around women's rights, labour rights and sexuality in Georgia. Ninka attended the MFI meeting in Malaysia to learn more about activists and their experiences with security and online violence in other parts of the world.

"We cannot be what we cannot see": Mapping gaps in research in gender and information society

Posted Sun 10 Sep 2017 - 10:47 | 4,189 views

The articles in this bilingual edition point to how visibility of our bodies and our stories is the starting point of a different way of being. The stories we tell of struggles and perseverance, of movements and solidarity – entangled as they are in the fine wires of technology – are necessary and essential and could be the foundations for the movement for change. This edition is not...

Mapeo: el activismo del movimiento de mujeres se expresa en internet

Posted Tue 20 Jun 2017 - 19:08 | 2,715 views
Al aumentar la presencia de mujeres activistas en internet y en las redes sociales, se cuestionan viejos paradigmas y se transforma el eje de las discusiones. Interesante iniciar un mapeo de esta participación que no acepta censuras ni condicionamientos.

Feminist talk

A Woman Coder's Journey (Women-in-tech)

Posted Thu 23 Feb 2017 - 07:25 | 3,391 views
Judith Owigar speaks about her journey entering into tech spaces, and also about their work with Akirachix in Kenya helping other women along the same journey marked by trials, exclusions and success. While speaking about the barriers of education in science and technology (STEM), she says that what inspires her work in many forums around women in tech in Africa, is that eventually a woman should...

Gender, Labour, Technology

Posted Thu 23 Feb 2017 - 06:27 | 6,866 views

This edition on gender, labour, technology examines how gendered labour is embedded in the making of digital devices in the hardware industries spread across Asia, how inequities of gender and other dynamics of caste, race, ethnicity continue to play a role in allegedly emancipated corporate spaces across the globe, and the disturbing strands of gendered labour of volunteering and managing...

Tecnologías para fortalecer los derechos económicos, sociales y culturales

Posted Tue 13 Dec 2016 - 19:18 | 2,913 views
En esta edición especial de Genderit.org consideramos imprescindible reflexionar sobre el rol de internet y las tecnologías de información y comunicación en la realización de los derechos económicos, sociales y culturales, acompañando una nueva edición de GISWatch, monitor de la sociedad de la información global.

Economic, Social, Cultural Rights and the Internet: The Feminist Take

Posted Tue 6 Dec 2016 - 19:44 | 7,620 views
Does internet technology make the realisation of economic, social, cultural rights a stronger possibility, especially for women and gender nonconforming people. This is the question that our edition on ESC rights and the internet seeks to answer. The GISWatch report on ESC rights looks at various contexts around the world (different stories) of how the internet has acted largely as an enabler for...