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Jac sm Kee

Jac sm Kee is the Women's Rights Programme Manager with the Association for Progressive Communications, and works on issues of sexuality, women’s rights, violence against women and internet rights and freedoms.

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Robots, software y pedagogía: la importancia del género en la educación

Posted Mié 2 Jun 2010 - 07:07 | 3,565 views
La doctora Heidi Schelhowe es profesora de “Medios digitales en la educación” en el Departamento de ciencias informáticas de la Universidad de Bremen. En entrevista a GenderIT.org esta prolífica pensadora, educadora y especialista en tecnología habla sobre las dimensiones de género del software, los robots y una pedagogía transformadora en el área de las tecnologías de la información y la...

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Fondo comunal de la mujer: diálogo para examinar el potencial de un fondo comunal de conocimiento para la mujer

Posted Mié 2 Jun 2010 - 07:07 | 2,224 views
Jac sm Kee y Cheekay Cinco - miembras del Programa de Apoyo a Redes de Mujeres de APC - hacen un análisis de cuales serían las diferencias entre iniciativas de fondos comunales y las experiéncias y prácticas ya establecidas entre las redes de mujeres que comparten información y contenidos desde mucho antes de la existencia de esta idea de un “fondo comunal” de la información. Las autoras afirman...

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Gender and ICT Policy in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Re-thinking ICT development through Gender

Posted Mié 2 Jun 2010 - 05:20 | 3,708 views
This article examines the current ICTs situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, paying particular attention to the development of a National ICT Policy Strategy, and the responses towards the need to integrate gender concerns by both the women's national machinery and civil society organisations.

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Robots, Software and Pedagogy: How Gender Matters in Education

Posted Mié 2 Jun 2010 - 05:19 | 5,552 views
Prof. Dr. Heidi Schelhowe is a professor for “Digital Media in Education” at the Computer Science Department of the University of Bremen. Interaction and interactivity are main concepts in her research and teaching, plus the constant efforts to create interesting and provocative gender aware knowledge environments. Jac sm Kee speaks with this seminal thinker, educator and technologist about...

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A Women's 'Commons'? An Exploratory Dialogue on the Potential of the Knowledge Commons for Women

Posted Mié 2 Jun 2010 - 05:19 | 3,626 views
The idea of the 'commons' has been contestedly understood as being both a principle of understanding content and creative products, and a community that supports the sharing of information and creative content. It is also directly linked with subverting current Intellectual Property Rights paradigms, where ownership and control of information, knowledge, and content has been commodified. So what...

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Tools for Communication Rights in Malaysia

Posted Mié 2 Jun 2010 - 05:19 | 4,679 views
Jac sm Kee speaks with one of the most vocal media and communication rights advocates in Malaysia, Sonia Randhawa, through an online messenger platform about motivations, communication technologies, rights, democracy, tactics and gender. Sonia currently sits as the Executive Director of the Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ). Apart from conducting regular trainings on independent media and...

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Women, Media & ICTS: Where Do We Go From Here?

Posted Mié 2 Jun 2010 - 05:19 | 3,190 views
This article examines the progress made on the issue of Women, Media and ICTs at the level of international advocacy, particularly in relation to the Commission on the Status of Women and the Beijing Platform for Action. Questioning the disconnection between the fields of ICTs and women's rights, it looks at strategies of gender mainstreaming, and the need to have women in decision-making...

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From Geek to the WSIS Gender Caucus

Posted Mié 2 Jun 2010 - 05:19 | 3,426 views
Jac sm Kee grabs a conversation with Jacqueline A. Morris during WSIS PrepComm3 at Geneva, and finds out about how a girl from Trinidad & Tobago ends up being a gender & ICT advocate, her insights about the two priority issues in WSIS Phase II – financing and internet governance – as well as the efficacy of the WSIS Gender Caucus.

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Probing the Texture of Silence in Communications and Media at B + 10

Posted Mié 2 Jun 2010 - 05:19 | 3,263 views
This article explores the contradictory silence surrounding Section J of the Beijing Platform for Action that relates to issues of women and the media at this years Beijing + 10. Through this, it examines the possible reasons to the lack of vocalisation on this issue, even as women's movements working on various issues recognise the impact and power of the media in their work.

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Women, Gender & Media

Posted Mié 2 Jun 2010 - 05:19 | 4,590 views
When I was a trainer at a media and gender workshop in 2002, the only male participant there confessed, “Our organisation is not prioritising gender actually. We are more concerned about other issues – issues which are political”. This statement reveals much about the stand that most media institutions take on gender.