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In India, the digitisation drive of services interlinked with offline violence, marginalisation and stigma make it almost impossible for transgender persons to be considered as people who deserve equal rights. Through the provisions mentioned in the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act 2019, this article gives us a glimpse of human rights violations and denial of a life with dignity.

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The system of integrated biometric database in Kenya, Huduma Namba, exposes multilayered challenges of statelessness, loss of basic human rights and availing government services. Through conversations with Mariam, a Nubian woman, we learn about the tedious and extremely long waiting period to obtain an ID card, without...

 
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Cecilia Maundu

Cecilia Mwende Maundu is broadcast journalist based in Nairobi Kenya. She is also a specialist...

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In this paper, researcher Nayantara Ranganathan analyses tweets with the hashtag #metooindia, and examines the possibilities, limits and contradictions of studying a movement through a dataset of tweets centred around a phrase.

 
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Nayantara Ranganathan

Nayantara is a researcher and lawyer working on the politics and culture of technologies.

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In this final report, CIS India shares the findings and recommendations of a 2-year research project studying the entry of digital platforms in the domestic and care work in India, as part of the Feminist Internet Research Network.
 
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genderit.org

Launched in 2006, GenderIT.org is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews...

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This article explores the labour and determination that go into preserving African women’s history, reclaiming online spaces and, more importantly, ensuring that these stories remain accessible and continue to grow for the future generations to come.

 
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Gorata Chengeta

Gorata Chengeta is a researcher and writer from Botswana. She is a student and teacher at the...

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In this piece, the author investigates how they witnessed alternative porn that in its core is feminist, queer and diverse on the internet.

 
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Saldroite

A Cairo-based writer, editor, researcher. Saldroite works on building a feminist literature that...

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Between August 2018 and October 2020, APC’s partners carried out this regional survey related to sexuality on the internet in Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. This publication is based on the country regional surveys conducted in local languages by EROTICS partners and focal points.
 
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genderit.org

Launched in 2006, GenderIT.org is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews...