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55th CSW panel

Take Back the Tech at the 55th Commission on the Status of Women

Jac sm Kee
Jac sm Kee on 8 March, 2011 - 10:15
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Jac is the focal point for APC WNSP's work on women's rights. She coordinates the EroTICS research (Exploratory Research on Sexuality and the Internet) and APC's "Take Back The Tech!" campaign.

Jac sm Kee reports back from the funkiest session at the 55th meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women - the 'Take Back the Tech!i: Reclaiming Technology for Women's Rightsi' panel debate.

Take Back The Tech! Questions & answers session (video, 33mins)

Jan Moolman
Jan Moolman on 7 March, 2011 - 17:32
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Jan Moolman is a feminist editor, writer, trainer and activist with extensive experience in the Southern African women’s and communication rights sector. She is currently managing a 12-country project of the APC that seeks to strengthen women's strategic use of information and communication technologies to stop violence against women. Jan is based in Johannesburg, South Africa

Jan Moolman facilitates the Questions & Answers session at the "Take Back The Tech!i Reclaiming technology for women's rightsi" event at the 55th Commission on the Status of Women, on 25 February 2011.

 

Transforming landscape of women's communication rights (video, 18mins)

Jac sm Kee
Jac sm Kee on 7 March, 2011 - 16:29
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Jac is the focal point for APC WNSP's work on women's rights. She coordinates the EroTICS research (Exploratory Research on Sexuality and the Internet) and APC's "Take Back The Tech!" campaign.

Jac sm Kee talks about the Take Back The Tech!i campaign, as well as introduces the Eroticsi - Exploratory Research on Sexuality and the Interneti - project. Jac presents examples from Brazil, Lebanon, India and South Africa illustrating how the queeri movement is using the internet for mobilising and for the exercise of sexual rightsi. She also explains how the Take Back The Tech! campaign connects violence against womeni and ICTis, and engages users to take control of technology to end violence against women. This presentation was part of the "Take Back The Tech! Reclaiming technology for women's rightsi" session at the 55th Commission on the Status of Women, on 25 February 2011.

 

Power of communication - addressing violence in post-conflict situation (video, 16mins)

Harriet Musoke
Harriet Musoke on 7 March, 2011 - 15:40 · Africa
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Harriet coordinates Isis-WICCE’s Exchange Programme Institute that builds the competencies of women leaders from diverse backgrounds, to engage and effectively take lead in conflict transformation and peace building. She is a social justice worker, committed to the human rights' promotion, equality, dignity and fairness in human relationships. Harriet is based in Uganda.

Harriet Musoke presents the work of Isis-Women’s International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE) and their approach to technology in addressing violence in post-conflicti situation. Isis-WICCE is one of more than sixty groups funded by 'Take Back the Tech!i small grants' fund, and using information technologies in their work to end violence against womeni. This presentation was part of the "Take Back The Tech! Reclaiming technology for women's rightsi" session at the 55th Commission on the Status of Women, on 25 February 2011.

 

Feminist Tech Exchange - using technology in activism on women's rights (video, 15mins)

Dafne Sabanes Plou
Dafne Sabanes Plou on 7 March, 2011 - 15:03 · Africa
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Dafne works as the APC women's programme regional coordinator in Latin America. She is a journalist and long-time women's rights activist. Dafne lives just outside of Buenos Aires.

Dafne Plou presents on how dozens of Feminist Technology Exchanges - a series of capacity building workshops - are building the skills of women's rightsi organisations to use information and communication technologies in campaigning, monitoring and documentation to end violence against womeni. This presentation was part of the "Take Back The Tech!i Reclaiming technology for women's rightsi" session at the 55th Commission on the Status of Women, on 25 February 2011.

 
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