DJ'S CHOICE OF THE WEEK: Minecraft...

DJ's choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to genderit at apcwomen.org or tweet us your links using #genderit.
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Tarryn

Tarryn is a South African BA graduate with majors in Psychology and Sociology. She currently works...

Defending the Defenders: Short review...

Women’s human rights defenders use technology to document, communicate, generate changes, but at the same time technology is used to bully and abuse themselves, the Defenders. Army of trolls flood personal profiles of defenders on social media profiles with threats, offenses and aggressive counter campaigns. Government agencies, narco-mafia and religious extremists spy defenders, hunt them and – execute them.
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OneWorldSEE

OneWorldSEE is an APC member and partnering organisation in the "End violence: Women's...

DJ'S CHOICE OF THE WEEK: JK...

DJ's choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to genderit at apcwomen.org or tweet us your links using #genderit.
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Tarryn

Tarryn is a South African BA graduate with majors in Psychology and Sociology. She currently works...

Porn. Panic. Ban.

In India, both the legislature and the judiciary are considering bans on the consumption of online porn; one petition argues that porn increases violence against women without offering any evidence to that effect, another focuses on the “moral depravity and corruption” caused by porn. Do we seriously imagine that violence against women in India will go down by banning online porn? Talk about imagined harms again. And in Indonesia, LGBTIQ sites from the educational to the explicit are being banned in the name of porn, adversely affecting sexual expression and rights – and access to information vital to sexual health.
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BishakhaDatta

Bishakha Datta writes and films non-fiction, works on gender and sexuality, runs Point of View in...

Why feminism matters to the internet?

Feminism is a political statement, and more importantly political practice, way of thinking, understanding and public articulation of practically every issue of life. Feminism as such would be able to manage, animate and even more importantly took part in the defining and coding of virtual space.
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OneWorldSEE

OneWorldSEE is an APC member and partnering organisation in the "End violence: Women's...

DJ'S CHOICE OF THE WEEK:...

DJ's choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to genderit at apcwomen.org or tweet us your links using #genderit.
Tarryn's picture
Tarryn

Tarryn is a South African BA graduate with majors in Psychology and Sociology. She currently works...