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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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Violence against women online: A selection of tweets from CSW 57

Posted Lun 1 Abr 2013 - 21:03 | 4,194 views
Twitter activity during the 57th session of the Commission on Status of Women between 4-15 March 2013 was quite intense. GenderIT.org took part in the tweeting by addressing the debate around emerging forms of violence against women and information and communication technologies, and advocating for its inclusion in the agreed conclusions of the meeting.

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An EROTICS call: Survey on internet regulation and sexual rights

Posted Mié 13 Mar 2013 - 15:49 | 3,661 views
Are you member of a non-governmental or a community-based organisation? Are you an academic or a researcher? Do you work within networks or coalitions? Are you an independent blogger? If you are a sexuality rights activist and you use the internet in your work, this call is for you.

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Convocatoria EROTICS: encuesta sobre regulación en internet y derechos sexuales

Posted Mié 13 Mar 2013 - 15:00 | 2,653 views
¿Eres miembro de una organización no gubernamental o comunitaria? ¿Perteneces al ámbito académico o investigas? ¿Trabajas dentro de una red o coalición? ¿Eres bloguero/a independiente? Si eres activista por los derechos sexuales y usas internet para tu tarea, este llamado es para ti.

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GenderIT.org @ 57th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, New York - Take part!

Posted Mié 6 Mar 2013 - 19:15 | 2,187 views
The fifty-seventh session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 4 to 15 March 2013 under the theme “Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls.” The Association for Progressive Communications Women’s Rights Programme (WRP) has a full agenda at the event as part of its advocacy efforts...

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Take Back the Tech! and GenderIT.org together on a Twitter blast! Join us!

Posted Mié 6 Mar 2013 - 13:45 | 3,615 views
Jointly with the Take Back the Tech! campaign, GenderIT.org is taking part in a Twitter blast to contribute to put tech-related violence against women and girls on the table at the CSW57.

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La violencia contra las mujeres cometida, instigada o agravada por el uso de las TIC son parte del continuo de violencia

Posted Lun 4 Mar 2013 - 18:49 | 3,127 views
Desde 2006, el ciberacoso, las agresiones en línea, la manipulación de imágenes y las violaciones a la privacidad han pasado a formar parte de la violencia y el acoso sexual infligidos por la pareja, que ponen en peligro la seguridad en línea y fuera de ella de las mujeres y las niñas en muchos países. Lee el informe de síntesis de la declaración presentada por el Programa de derechos de las...

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VAW that is committed, abetted or aggravated through the use of ICTs and in online spaces are part of the continuum of violence

Posted Lun 4 Mar 2013 - 17:58 | 6,584 views
Since 2006, cyberstalking, online harassment, image manipulation and privacy violations have increasingly become part of intimate-partner violence and sexual harassment, compromising women and girls' safety online and offline in many countries. Read APC's Women´s Rights Programme statement to the 57th Session on the Commission on the Status of Women.

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APC at the Commission on the Status of Women in New York: the long walk in anti-VAW struggle

Posted Vie 1 Mar 2013 - 12:17 | 3,573 views
The fifty-seventh session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 4 to 15 March 2013 under the theme “Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls.” The APC Women’s Rights Programme has a full agenda at the event as part of its advocacy efforts supporting women’s and internet rights.

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Shape the future of womens' rights, now! We need more responses to our WSIS survey for civil society to have a voice!

Posted Mié 23 Ene 2013 - 13:13 | 2,806 views
APC would like to invite civil society organisations that participated in the WSIS process and that are concerned in some way with the WSIS goal of building a 'people-centred information society' to participate in a survey we are conducting as part of our WSIS +10 efforts.