Grady Johnson

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It's time to stand up and be counted

Posted Mié 14 Dic 2011 - 07:39 | 4,941 views
If we want to tackle the problem of gender-based violence online, we need to develop a strong evidence base, argues Grady Johnson in this article. At the risk of revisiting old traumas, we need women to document the scope of the problem, so that the gravity of the situation can no longer be denied. Most of all, we need good numbers if we hope to make good policies.

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Can we map gender-based violence without spreading it?

Posted Mié 14 Dic 2011 - 07:20 | 7,507 views

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¿Podemos mapear la violencia de género sin difundirla?

Posted Lun 12 Dic 2011 - 15:18 | 3,114 views
Activistas y coordinadoras de campañas feministas plantearon el tema de los posibles conflictos entre la acción "Yo no reenvío violencia" y la lucha por mapear la violencia de género. ¿Ambas son contradictorias? ¿Cómo podemos informar sobre la violencia sin difundirla y sin obligar a las...

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Silence is not the solution - women bloggers stand up to trolls

Posted Vie 18 Nov 2011 - 14:56 | 6,303 views
The net is not neutral. Nowhere is this better illustrated than in the experience of women bloggers. Women bloggers face an unprecedented level of harassment and abuse online - both in terms of the volume and vitriol of attacks. But now women writers everywhere are standing up and speaking out against cyberharassment.

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Secure communications essential to women's rights defenders

Posted Lun 29 Ago 2011 - 14:32 | 5,388 views
Grady speaks to women's human rights defenders from India and Philippines who use ICTs in their work. They share their views how the right to freedom of association is exercised by women through ICTs. Speaking from their own experience, they dispelled some of the common myths surrounding the internet and ICTs use.

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Líbano: la libertad de expresión es una puerta al delito

Posted Jue 4 Ago 2011 - 18:00 | 3,317 views
La importancia de una internet sin filtros para el surgimiento y crecimiento del movimiento homosexual en Líbano no puede exagerarse. No obstante, las fluctuaciones políticas en el país hacen que ese espacio de libertad esté constantemente en riesgo. "Es fundamental que en lugar de dar por sentada esta conexión, las personas LGBTI hagan algo para protegerla", propone Grady en este interesante...

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Internet es más complicada de lo que parece en Sudáfrica

Posted Jue 4 Ago 2011 - 17:25 | 2,931 views
Aunque constitucionalmente protegidos, los derechos de las personas LGBTI de Sudáfrica todavía no son plenamente reconocidos y muchas personas sufren discriminación en función de su identidad y orientación sexual. Sin embargo, como lo muestra la investigación EroTICs de Sudáfrica, internet ofrece un espacio seguro por fuera de las contradicciones de la sociedad sudafricana.

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EROTICS en India: el gobierno debería hacerse a un lado

Posted Mar 2 Ago 2011 - 19:00 | 3,163 views
La descripción mediática de la red ha sido muchas veces crítica, con relatos moralizadores sobre delincuencia, indecencia y pedofilia. La investigación EROTICS en India exploró las formas en que las mujeres jóvenes de Mumbai negocian los riesgos en línea, ya que utilizan internet estratégicamente para explorar, definir y desafiar los límites del género y las normas sexuales. El autor de este...

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India: Government should get out of the way

Posted Vie 29 Jul 2011 - 14:17 | 5,342 views
The net has often been portrayed by the media in India as "being a lair of sexual predators". Grady looks at some of the contradictions between policy and practice that were revealed by the EROTICS research in India, which explored the ways that young women negotiate risks online as they strategically use the internet to explore, define and challenge boundaries of gender and sexual norms.

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Internet in South Africa is more than meets the eye

Posted Mar 26 Jul 2011 - 17:11 | 7,028 views
Grady gives a glimpse into the final research of the EROTICS research in South Africa that explored lesbians and transgender people use of the Internet, and how content regulation measures can constrain the internet's democratising and empowering potential for LGBTI persons in the country.