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Maya Ganesh is Applied Research Director at Tactical Tech in Berlin and leads the organisation's Gender & Technology projects cluster.

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Protección, sexualidad y seguridad infantil en línea: campos antagónicos

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 08:54 | 5,504 views
Para los/as adolescentes, la publicación de imágenes sexies de sí mismos en internet no sería un asunto que revista demasiada importancia, según revelan estudios realizados en Gran Bretaña. Pero ciertos adultos del gobierno y de la industria insisten en considersarlos/as víctimas en lo que a sexualidad e internet se refiere. ¿Por qué quienes están en el poder no pueden escuchar a los/as jóvenes y...

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‘Does your mother know?’ Agency, risk and morality in the online lives of young women in Mumbai

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:21 | 20,565 views
Manjima Bhattacharjya and Maya Ganesh, the India partner of the APC's EroTICs Project, open their input with the evocative lyrics of a Swedish pop group ABBA: “And I can chat with you baby / Flirt a little, maybe / But does your mother know that you’re out ?” This article is about middle-class women digital natives in Mumbai, the city with the highest internet use in India, and the initial...

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Some Thoughts on Youth Participation at the IGF

Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 - 09:26 | 7,113 views
Workshop #277 in Siwa Room 9 was bursting at the seams. They had to
bring in extra chairs and more than once my laptop screen was bumped,
nudged and shaken by large bottoms and smooth, dimpled elbows jostling
for a better shot. Cameras...

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The Tyranny of Binaries: Child Protection, Sexuality and Safety Online.

Posted Sun 15 Nov 2009 - 20:55 | 6,147 views

Is it just me or does the schedule for the Internet Governance Forum conference in Sharm El Sheikh seem
to pop with the words youth, security, protection, empowerment, child? At least
two sessions every day focus on these themes.

I attended a session today titled The...