Technology based violence against women research meeting and Internet Governance Forum in Bali

Mary Onyango on 3 Dec 2013
The technology-related violence on women research meeting took place in Bali, Indonesia from 19th to 21st October 2013. The meeting was organized by the Association for Progressive Communication (APC), as part of the “ending violence: Women’s rights and safety online” project with support from the Dutch government’s Funding Leadership and Opportunities for Women (FLOW) programme.

8th Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF): Chair´s summary

Flavia Fascendini on 18 Nov 2013
From 22-25 October 2013 in Bali, Indonesia, internet governance experts, civil society, government and intergovernmental organizations’ officials, international social and economic development practitioners, members of the academic and technical communities, private sector representatives and other inquiring global citizens gathered together for the 8th meeting of the Internet Governance Forum. The main overarching theme for the 8th IGF was ‘Building Bridges - Enhancing Multistakeholder Cooperation for Growth and Sustainable Development’.

Gender and internet governance: Integrating women's rights at the IGF space

Flavia Fascendini on 25 Oct 2013
The Dynamic Coalition on Gender offers a space for key stakeholders to meet and discuss advancing the gender justice agenda throughout the Internet Governance Forum.

Statement: “Miss Internet Bali” and women's participation at the Internet Governance Forum 2013

APC on 23 Oct 2013
The Internet Governance Forum is a United Nations mandated space and as such, we expect and demand adherence to respectful and non-discriminatory standards of behavior. As participants of the Internet Governance Forum 2013 who are working to advance gender equality and the active participation of women in Internet governance policy dialogue and processes, we see this as a huge step back taken by organisers in this process.

Results from the Gender Report Card at the 2012 IGF: More women make a huge difference

APC on 16 Oct 2013
This report summarises the contents of the Gender Report Card sections of the workshop reports from the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) of 2012. Interestingly, it shows among other interesting outputs, that gender was most likely to be mentioned in those workshops in which women were most likely to participate.
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