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GenderIT.org

Launched in 2006, GenderIT.org is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews and commentary on internet policy and culture. It started as a site monitoring policy developments on ICT and gender, and from its beginnings has been unique. Initially it was one of the first sites looking at ICT policy through a gender lens. Many years later, GenderIT.org remains a unique space for its focus on the global South, its focus on those working at the grassroots level (grounded in the experience of the women in the society in which they live), and its emphasis on both advocacy and social justice.

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Women's Gaze: Interview with Ninka Khaindrava

Posted Mar 7 Nov 2017 - 11:38 | 3,220 views
In this interview with Ninka Khaindrava, she talks about the state of activism around women's rights, labour rights and sexuality in Georgia. Ninka attended the MFI meeting in Malaysia to learn more about activists and their experiences with security and online violence in other parts of the world.

"We cannot be what we cannot see": Mapping gaps in research in gender and information society

Posted Dom 10 Sep 2017 - 11:47 | 3,881 views
The articles in this bilingual edition point to how visibility of our bodies and our stories is the starting point of a different way of being. The stories we tell of struggles and perseverance, of movements and solidarity – entangled as they are in the fine wires of technology – are necessary and essential and could be the foundations for the movement for change. This edition is not exhaustive...

Mapeo: el activismo del movimiento de mujeres se expresa en internet

Posted Mar 20 Jun 2017 - 20:08 | 2,621 views
Al aumentar la presencia de mujeres activistas en internet y en las redes sociales, se cuestionan viejos paradigmas y se transforma el eje de las discusiones. Interesante iniciar un mapeo de esta participación que no acepta censuras ni condicionamientos.

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A Woman Coder's Journey (Women-in-tech)

Posted Jue 23 Feb 2017 - 07:25 | 3,179 views
Judith Owigar speaks about her journey entering into tech spaces, and also about their work with Akirachix in Kenya helping other women along the same journey marked by trials, exclusions and success. While speaking about the barriers of education in science and technology (STEM), she says that what inspires her work in many forums around women in tech in Africa, is that eventually a woman should...

Gender, Labour, Technology

Posted Jue 23 Feb 2017 - 06:27 | 6,682 views

This edition on gender, labour, technology examines how gendered labour is embedded in the making of digital devices in the hardware industries spread across Asia, how inequities of gender and other dynamics of caste, race, ethnicity continue to play a role in allegedly emancipated corporate spaces across the globe, and the disturbing strands of gendered labour of volunteering and managing...

Tecnologías para fortalecer los derechos económicos, sociales y culturales

Posted Mar 13 Dic 2016 - 19:18 | 2,821 views
En esta edición especial de Genderit.org consideramos imprescindible reflexionar sobre el rol de internet y las tecnologías de información y comunicación en la realización de los derechos económicos, sociales y culturales, acompañando una nueva edición de GISWatch, monitor de la sociedad de la información global.

Economic, Social, Cultural Rights and the Internet: The Feminist Take

Posted Mar 6 Dic 2016 - 19:44 | 7,494 views
Does internet technology make the realisation of economic, social, cultural rights a stronger possibility, especially for women and gender nonconforming people. This is the question that our edition on ESC rights and the internet seeks to answer. The GISWatch report on ESC rights looks at various contexts around the world (different stories) of how the internet has acted largely as an enabler for...

La campaña ¡Dominemos la tecnología! cumple 10 años

Posted Vie 18 Nov 2016 - 19:20 | 3,411 views
La campaña ¡Dominemos la tecnología!cumple 10 años haciendo realidad el objetivo de lograr que internet sea utilizada para expandir el movimiento contra todas las formas de violencia de género

10 years of Take Back the Tech!

Posted Mié 16 Nov 2016 - 09:50 | 8,880 views
Technology facilitates violence against women, but it also facilitates information sharing, capacity building, networking and alternative media - Take back the tech! is the realisation of the idea that the internet can be used to expand the movement against all forms of gender-based violence. This edition brings to us the voices from the campaigns from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Canada,...

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Premio Womanity: para mujeres que transforman la web

Posted Lun 14 Nov 2016 - 20:47 | 1,559 views
APC y Luchadoras/Sandía Digital, México, ganaron este año el Premio Womanity para la prevención de la violencia contra las mujeres. Celebramos este galardón y esperamos buena innovación para combatir la violencia de género en internet.