Take a Stand | Don’t forward

Posted Mon 06 Dec 2010 - 13:19 | 2,531 views

Violence is not our culture! Take Back The Tech! 2010

Posted Mon 29 Nov 2010 - 12:17 | 2,375 views
29 November is the International Day on Women Human Rights Defenders. To mark this event, Take back the tech! and "Violence is Not our Culture" global campaigns call for actions to support the work of women human rights defenders to demand the end of violence against women justified in the name of "culture", "religion" or "tradition". Take back the tech! Declare our culture as free from violence against women! Support the "Violence is Not Our Culture" global campaign!

Get creative! Explore technology! Defend women's rights! Take Back The Tech! 2010

Posted Thu 11 Nov 2010 - 14:00 | 2,382 views
From 25 Nov to 10 Dec, Take Back The Tech! calls on women and men to take control of technology to protect the right to freedom of expression and information. Since it began in 2006, campaigners in more than 30 countries have used the internet, mobile phones, radio and more to document and fight violence against women.

Gender Peripheries of Internet Governance Forum 2010

Posted Thu 07 Oct 2010 - 12:51 | 4,575 views
The fifth Internet Governance Forum (IGF) which took place from 14-17 September 2010 in Vilnius, Lithuania is over. Have we got any closer to strengthening the role of the internet in defending and realising women's rights and sexual rights? What experiences and gains have women rights advocates brought back home from this forum? How do they feel about the debates and the outcomes of the IGF? Did they succeed in illustrating that gender and sexual rights perspectives can bring innovative solutions to key internet governance themes?

GenderIT.org @ Internet Governance Forum 2010, Vilnius - Spread the word!

Posted Thu 16 Sep 2010 - 12:58 | 4,373 views
As you already know, GenderIT.org team is taking part in the fifth Internet Governance Forum (IGF) meeting in Lithuania from 14-17 September. The IGF is a key, robust and relatively open multi-stakeholder platform by the United Nations to discuss public policy matters related to internet governance.

GenderIT.org @ Internet Governance Forum 2010, Vilnius - Take part!

Posted Thu 09 Sep 2010 - 01:03 | 3,524 views
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a key, robust and relatively open multi-stakeholder platform created by the United Nations to discuss public policy matters related to internet governance. However, it has been a challenging space for women's rights and sexual rights advocates. In the fifth and final year of its mandate, women's rights are still being dwarfed as a critical issue to be debated in this arena, while sexuality issues although present, is not seen as a matter of rights. What is the role of the internet in defending and realising women's rights and sexual rights? What are our positions as women's rights and sexual rights advocates on how the internet should be governed?

Privacy and violence against women

Posted Mon 26 Jul 2010 - 10:49 | 4,395 views
A new edition examines how violence against women (VAW) affects our privacy rights in the digital age. VAW survivors often experience intrusions into their privacy from their partners, spouses or the State. Moreover, privacy does not always work to women' s advantage. Family-centred approaches to privacy impose modesty and domestic isolation on women and make it hard to enforce domestic violence as a crime. So how have ICTs shifted where we see the line between what is private, and what is public?

Sexuality and the internet

Posted Fri 09 Jul 2010 - 10:38 | 2,216 views