Participation, creativity and design in...

In the field of research around gender and ICTs, there is particular attention required to the question of research methodology. How do women use ICTs, what do they need them for, what is the power dynamics around access and distribution? In this specific research project around potential use of ICTs, Catalina Alzate shows how participatory action research, design and creativity can be pulled together to enrich and deepen the process of research.
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Catalina Alzate

Catalina is a researcher trained in design and development studies. Catalina’s practice is...

Why we need a ‘feminist digital...

In the digital economy, what needs to be further examined and understood is how women, gender non-conforming and other vulnerable groups are impacted. Becky Faith proposes a framework of feminist digital economics to unpack the ways in which gendered labour could be unpaid or not adequately compensated in the current context, and also how ‘the future of work’ including automation and machine-learning would impact on women.
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Dr. Becky Faith

Dr. Becky Faith is a Research Fellow and Deputy Leader of the Digital and Technology cluster. Becky...

[COLUMN] SANITARY PANELS ON WOMEN IN...

Sanitary Panels does a web comic series on gender and technology including discrimination faced by women in STEM education and careers. Here are two comics on circles of complicity around sexual harassment and STEM careers for women.
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Sanitary Panels

Sanitary Panels is a feminist webcomic that comments on politics, society, and culture. It's...

Sexuality and the internet: Findings...

Since 2013 the EROTICS global survey has been carried out three times by APC-WRP to assess and learn about the role of information and communication technologies in the work of its worldwide network of gender and sexuality activists, advocates, professionals and scholars. The survey was particularly designed to reflect about their experiences and responses to online violence and censorship. Here the lead researchers involved in the survey introduce the findings from the survey.
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Bruno Zilli

Bruno Zilli is a Brazilian anthropologist,​ ​researcher at the Latin American Center on Sexuality...

Interview with Women's Media...

As part of the EROTICS research, the Women's Media Collective, Sri Lanka did research on 1) human rights of Sri Lanka lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer and 2) is on use of online space by lesbian women. In this interview by Shubha Kayastha, WMC talks about their process and recommendations.
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Shubha Kayastha

Shubha Kayastha is a feminist and a sexual right advocate with an academic background on gender...

The Internet, Sexual Expression and...

LOOM is a Nepal-based feminist organisation that works towards harnessing the collective power of women through multi-generational activism especially around sexual rights and sexual citizenship. As part of the EROTICS project, LOOM has been part of two studies conducted on the internet and sexual expression and online gender based violence, and in this interview they share more about the research.
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Kumud Rana

Kumud Rana is a doctoral researcher at the School of Social and Political Sciences at the...