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Jan Moolman

Jan Moolman is based in Johannesburg, South Africa, and works for the APC's Women's Rights Programme as a senior project coordinator.


Violencia de género en línea en la ley internacional: altibajos en su reconocimiento

Posted Thu 12 Jul 2018 - 07:08 | 3,686 views
La presente edición de GenderIT es importante. Llega en un momento en que más de una década de trabajo continuo de feministas y activistas por los derechos de las mujeres en torno a la violencia de género está recibiendo un reconocimiento mucho más formal en el desarrollo de políticas; en que las conversaciones sobre VdG en línea pasaron de ser una discusión periférica en las comunidades de...


[EDITORIAL] Recognition of online GBV in international law: the highs and lows

Posted Sun 17 Jun 2018 - 18:07 | 7,425 views

Over a decade of consistent work around visibility of online GBV has led to finally a report by the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women that specifically addresses this phenomenon. Jan Moolman sketches out a brief timeline of the milestones towards the recognition of online GBV, and this has included advocating for inclusion of sensitive language within international law and...

In depth

Not just a thematic area: Sexual rights, gender, health and rights of defenders at the United Nations HRC 2016

Posted Thu 28 Jul 2016 - 14:44 | 7,297 views
Pluses were the 32nd session of HRC acknowledging that women face multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination, online violence got a mention and so did indigenous women human rights defenders. Negatives were how far is all this from the realities of sexuality and gender based discrimination and violence.

Feminist talk

Apenas unas pocas palabras…

Posted Thu 11 Apr 2013 - 15:57 | 5,719 views
Durante las semanas previas a la Comisión sobre la Condición de la Mujer (CSW por sus siglas en inglés, 4 al 15 de marzo) vi, leí y oí violencia contra las mujeres, y lloré por la brutal violación en grupo y asesinato de "Anene Booysens":http://mg.co.za/article/2013-02-15-00-...

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Just a few words...

Posted Tue 9 Apr 2013 - 18:12 | 6,442 views
In the weeks leading up to the Commission on the Status of Women (4-15 March) violence against women I watched and read and listened and wept over the brutal gang rape and murder of "Anene Booysens":http://mg.co.za/article/2013-02-15-00-will-anene-booysens-brutal-rape-an......


Internet governance: If we are not at the table, we will be on the menu

Posted Wed 16 May 2012 - 19:26 | 10,873 views
In 2001, while working at Agenda, a South African feminist academic journal, we produced an edition titled ‘Globalisation: challenging dominant discourses’. The journal problematised the realpolitik of a global neo-liberal economic system that was marked by developing countries’ indebtedness, the rise of the market and the devastating consequences of structural adjustment policies for women of...


Gobernanza de internet: si no estamos en la mesa, estaremos en el menú

Posted Wed 16 May 2012 - 12:36 | 6,440 views
En 2001 mientras trabajaba en Agenda, un revista académica feminista sudafricana, produjimos una edición titulada “Globalización: desafíos del discurso predominante”. La revista problematizaba la realpolitik de un sistema económico neoliberal global caracterizado por el endeudamiento de los países en desarrollo, el crecimiento del mercado y las consecuencias devastadoras de las políticas de...

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What matters in building feminist power through technologies?

Posted Tue 10 Apr 2012 - 13:15 | 6,416 views
This feminist talk was first presented by Jan Moolman at the research meeting the ‘Gender and Citizenship in the Information Society’ that was organized by IT for Change, and took place in Bangalore in February 2012. In her contribution, she shared her views on some challenges that impact on feminists solidarity and ability to organize.

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Missing conversations

Posted Tue 8 Mar 2011 - 14:36 | 8,907 views
When Jan first heard that the theme of this year's CSW was going to focus on science and technology she was really excited. She shares her reflection why the framing of science and technology as a women's rights issue at this year's CSW did not really resonate with her in the end.

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Video: Talking about Section J - Re-defining Media

Posted Fri 5 Mar 2010 - 10:00 | 5,138 views
Cai Yiping, executive director of ISIS International, shares the need to take Section J forward with the recognition of the increasing role of ICTs that re-defined the media contained in Section J of the Beijing Platform for Action.