violence against women

Radio Programmes: Women Talk Peace: Radio Productions on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (Philippines)

GenderIT.org on 2 Jun 2010
This is the first section in a 3-part series of prototype radio programs about UNSCR 1325. It contains four radio productions on women, peace and security issues in the Philippines which also draw parallels to the impact of violent conflict in other parts of     Asia-Pacific.

Do Not Look at Porn...

Namita on 2 Jun 2010
The video presents different perspectives on pornography in the context of internet and other media. This presentation was prepared for the panel “Content regulations from gender and development perspective” organized by APC WNSP during the first Internet Governance Forum (Athens, October 2006).

Radio: A Post Nine-Eleven Strategy for Reaching the World's Poor

GenderIT.org on 2 Jun 2010
The book provides case studies of the historical use of radio, and an overview of what is being done today. the authors argue that the voice of radio can work as an effective, practical and cost-efficient means of transmitting information that may impact the lives of people in communities all over the world.

Women and Media: International Perspectives

GenderIT.org on 2 Jun 2010
<em><br /> Women and Media: International Perspectives</em> brings together eight international scholars to explore key issues of the gender-media relation, from an analysis of news media's coverage of women politicians, to the<br /> marketing of 'girl power', to strategizing for equality in newsrooms.

MEDIA BRIEF: Cultivating Violence Through Technology? Exploring the Connections between Internet Communication Technologies and Violence Against Women

Jac sm Kee on 2 Jun 2010
This brief is a condensed version of the issue paper with the same title written by Jac sm Kee for APC WNSP. The paper explores the connection between new information communication technologies (ICTs) and violence against women (VAW). From the perspective of representation and rapid dissemination of information and communication enabled through ICTs, the paper looks at domestic violence in the homes, sexual violence and women in conflict affected areas. It presents case studies, strategies and analysis on these different areas.

Communication Rights Are Women's Rights

Jac sm Kee on 2 Jun 2010
The Foundation for Media Alternative's statement in conjunction with International Women's Day, 2006, calls for four specific measures needed to recognize communication rights as women's rights.

Women's human rights: violence against women, pornography and ICTs

Jac sm Kee on 2 Jun 2010
The position paper presented by Jac sm Kee from APC WNSP at Women Claiming The Information Society (WOCTIS), 11 September 2005, Berlin, examined the relationship between violence against women and information societies, using the recent debate about '.xxx' as a site for examination.

Digital Dangers: Information & Communication Technologies and Trafficking in Women

Kateřina Fialová on 2 Jun 2010
This discussion paper asks if new technologies are re-shaping or facilitating trafficking, and/or if the use of ICTs in trafficking will change the way we understand other issues. For example, how should we think about the distribution of women's images against their will; can we talk about trafficking in images, and what relation does this have to the debate about pornography? It explores government responses and the tension between the right to privacy and the right to freedom from violence in the context of ICTs. This paper is a joint publication of AWID and the APC WNSP.<br />

The consequences of the sex industry in the European Union (draft report)

GenderIT.org on 2 Jun 2010
This European Parliament draft report to the vast expansion of the sex industry world wide; it highlights the sex industry's use of all types of information communication systems and emphasises link between the sex industry pornography and trafficking in women, prostitution and other violations women's human rights. The report calls for specific measures, such adoption of national ethical codes advertisement and the adoption European directive on gender equality the field of the media, advertising education. Unfortunately, the opposition this report was so strong that the European Parliament plenary did not adopt it.

Cultivating Violence Through Technology? Exploring the Connections between Internet Communication Technologies (ICT) and Violence Against Women (VAW)

Jac sm Kee on 2 Jun 2010
This paper explores the connection between new information communication technologies (ICTs) and violence against women (VAW). From the perspective of representation and rapid dissemination of information and communication enabled through ICTs, the paper looks at domestic violence in the homes, sexual violence and women in conflict affected areas. It presents case studies, strategies and analysis on these different areas. The study is the part of APC WNSP issue papers series on ICTs for women's rights.<br /> <br /> <br />

The Internet as an Organizing Tool

Kateřina Fialová on 2 Jun 2010
The module explores the power of the Internet as an organizing tool to combat violence against women.

The International Sex Trade and the Internet: Partners in Crime

Kateřina Fialová on 2 Jun 2010
The module explores the symbiotic relationship between the Internet and the international sex industry, the laws and regulations relating to it, and the ways how groups and communities have been using technology to combat trafficking and explore options for and objections to regulating the Web's content.

Making Women's Place Explicit: Pornography, Violence, and the Internet

Kateřina Fialová on 2 Jun 2010
The module examines the creation, consumption, and content of Internet pornography in order to understand the Internet's role in the perpetuation of violence against women.

Gender Harassment on the Internet

GenderIT.org on 2 Jun 2010
The paper examines the nature and types of gender harassment occurring on the net, and whether online gender harassment rises to the level of an actionable claim.

Sample Policies

GenderIT.org on 2 Jun 2010
The page contains examples of policies that may be adopted by websites and website administrators. Samples range in level of restraint and severity.
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