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Menaka Rao

Menaka Rao is a former journalist turned freelance writer.

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“Where else would women go if not the internet?”

Posted Jue 16 Ene 2014 - 12:32 | 3,659 views
Urban Indian women use the Internet to learn about sex and sexuality while negotiating the thin line between finding intimacy and encountering harm. This is the sixth in a series of posts reporting on the day-long “Connect Your Rights!” meeting held in Mumbai in November 2013. The meeting explored topics such as tools to combat violence against women, pornography, sexuality, and freedoms and...

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Sex work and the internet

Posted Lun 13 Ene 2014 - 13:05 | 8,118 views
Sex workers are increasingly using the Internet for finding business, organising themselves, and fighting for their rights. However, the online space is not without some of the hindrances of the offline one. This is the fifth in a series of posts reporting on the day-long “Connect Your Rights!” meeting held in Mumbai in November 2013. The meeting explored topics such as tools to combat violence...

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Decoding India’s Proposed Online Porn Ban – I

Posted Mié 18 Dic 2013 - 15:14 | 10,127 views
This is the fourth in a series of posts reporting on the day-long “Connect Your Rights!” meeting held in Mumbai in November 2013. The meeting explored topics such as tools to combat violence against women, pornography, sexuality, and freedoms and risks in the online world.

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Like being on the street: Women and online abuse

Posted Vie 29 Nov 2013 - 13:51 | 6,550 views
This is the second in a series of posts reporting on the day-long “Connect Your Rights!” meeting held in Mumbai in November 2013. The meeting explored topics such as tools to combat violence against women, pornography, sexuality, and freedoms and risks in the online world.