[COLUMN] Sanitary Panels: Your average...

Sanitary Panels does a web comic series on gender and technology including discrimination faced by women in STEM education and careers. Here is a poster for yet another manel i.e. a panel with only male speakers on a topic on which many qualified women experts are there.
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Sanitary Panels

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

Making privacy a constitutional right:...

Interview with Y.K. Chang who has recently been appointed as the Personal Information Protection Commission in South Korea - one of the first few women from civil society to reach this position within government in the country and possibly the region. GenderIT interviewed her on her journey, her ambitions for her new position and what she sees as the grave problems regarding privacy and security especially for women.
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Namita

Namita is a writer and legal researcher. She divides her time between Bengaluru in India and the...

[COLUMN] How young womxn in the Global...

In the final column on reclaiming social media for women's rights, gender justice and parity, Samukelisiwe looks at how girls and young women have fought for their rights in the global South; and how Gen X, Y and Z has redefined the use of the internet and is reshaping politics both online and onground.
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Samukelisiwe Mabaso

Samukelisiwe describes herself as an unapologetic (South) African feminist. She recently submitted...

[COLUMN] Sanitary Panels: How to...

Sanitary Panels does a web comic series on gender and technology including discrimination faced by women in STEM education and careers. Here we show what happens when women in technology are singled out and interviewed.
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Sanitary Panels

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

What are we looking for? : Research on...

Community networks offer an alternative to how connectivity, especially in remote areas, is largely determined by the market or state infrastructure. In this article Tigist Hussen explores the place of gender and feminist analysis in community networks, and specifically in the Zenzeleni network in Mankosi, South Africa. What she finds is surprising, humbling and insightful for researchers and practitioners working with local community networks.
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Tigist Shewarega Hussen

Tigist Shewarega Hussen is a black feminist specializing in Gender and ICTs. She has worked as a...

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...