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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.

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Women's rights at the 2014 IGF

Posted Mon 8 Sep 2014 - 22:09 | 5,287 views
All sorts of members of the internet community got together for the 2014 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Istanbul from September 2-5. There were hundreds of workshops and meetings and side events, and even an entirely parallel Internet Ungovernance Forum, challenging the dominance of governments and corporations at the IGF.

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APC launches "Feminist Principles of the Internet" at 2014 Internet Governance Forum

Posted Wed 3 Sep 2014 - 15:10 | 3,631 views
On 1 September 2014, APC launched the “Feminist Principles of the Internet” at the Sexual Rights Pre-Event of the 2014 Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Gender Workshops, Actions, and Events at the IGF 2014

Posted Thu 28 Aug 2014 - 23:01 | 3,409 views
Over the years, APC’s Women’s Rights Programme (WRP) has actively participated at the IGF in order to raise questions, issues, and linkages between feminism and the internet. Participation of gender advocates at the IGF has grown every year and this year’s WRP delegation includes 23 feminist and queer activists from India, Indonesia, Uganda, Argentina, Malaysia, Lebanon, South Africa, Kenya,...

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IGF 2014: Gender Dynamic Coalition taking place on Tuesday 2 September

Posted Thu 28 Aug 2014 - 21:55 | 3,083 views
The Gender Dynamic Coalition meeting will discuss outcomes from key processes and discussions on Internet governance leading up to IGF 2014 – including 2013 IGF Gender Report Card findings, WSIS+10 results, and NetMundial to assess integration of gender issues and concerns. The meeting also launches the new “Feminist Principles of the Internet,” which is a working document produced from a meeting...

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¡Se acabó el suspenso! Conoce los resultados de la encuesta de lectores/as de GenderIT.org

Posted Wed 13 Aug 2014 - 17:15 | 4,002 views
A mediados del 2014, GenderIT.org difundió un cuestionario en línea solicitando a sus lectores/as que lo completaran. Se otorgó un período de 5 semanas para realizar dicha tarea. A la fecha de cierre de la encuesta, un total de 162 personas habían respondido en forma íntegra el cuestionario de GenderIT.org. De esas personas, 111 (69%) respondieron usando el cuestionario en inglés y 51 usando el...

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The suspense is over! Check the GenderIT.org readership survey results

Posted Thu 24 Jul 2014 - 10:33 | 3,446 views
In mid-2014 GenderIT.org disseminated an online questionnaire, requesting that all users of GenderIT.org respond. A period of 5 weeks was given for response. By the closing date, a total of 162 people had submitted a full questionnaire response to GenderIT.org. Of these, 111 (69%) responded using the English questionnaire and 51 using the Spanish questionnaire.

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Gender Report Card at the IGF in Bali: Take this on!

Posted Mon 21 Oct 2013 - 14:54 | 2,960 views
The IGF Gender Report Card is an initiative to measure the level of progress on the inclusion of gender equality and the promotion women’s empowerment in this important internet governance policy dialogue process. Are you at the IGF? Take this on! Invite others to take part in monitoring.

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GenderIT.org at the eighth IGF: Support the women who support a free internet!

Posted Wed 16 Oct 2013 - 21:28 | 10,909 views
The eighth annual IGF will be held in Bali, Indonesia, from 22-25 October 2013. The theme for this year’s IGF is “Building Bridges – Enhancing Multi-stakeholder Cooperation for Growth and Sustainable Development.” GenderIT.org team will be working on-site and off-site to bring you all related to gender and ICT policy from the gender peripheries at the IGF. And we invite you to be a part of it!

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¡Llamado a la acción jueves 25 de julio! Tuiteo mundial contra la violencia hacia las mujeres en internet

Posted Wed 24 Jul 2013 - 22:17 | 1,964 views
La campaña "Dominemos la tecnología" junto a ONU Mujeres y otras contrapartes estamos organizando el ‪#‎OrangeDay‬ de este mes, que se celebra el 25 de cada mes para crear conciencia sobre la violencia de género. Más información aquí: http://www.un.org/en/women/endviolence/orangeday.shtml.

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Violencia contra las mujeres en línea: selección de tuits durante CSW 57

Posted Wed 3 Apr 2013 - 15:38 | 3,415 views
A continuación se destaca una selección de tuits que circularon en marzo de 2013 durante la sesión 57 de la Comisión sobre la Condición de la Mujer, para guardar registro de mensajes que fueron mostrando las discusiones en materia de violencia contra las mujeres y tecnologías de información y comunicación durante el evento y que, en coordinación con la campaña ¡Dominemos la tecnología! y aliados...