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Richa Kaul Padte is a writer, researcher and bass-music lover.

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Security risks online: How much information do you give away?

Posted Tue 19 Mar 2013 - 12:23 | 7,201views
Imagine the life of an Indian gender or sexuality rights activist. What work do they do? Who do they interact with? What threats do they face? Here are some snapshots (created by participants).
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Richa Kaul Padte is a writer, researcher and bass-music lover.

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Mechanics and governance of the internet

Posted Mon 18 Mar 2013 - 15:06 | 6,447views
The internet is an important part of many of our daily lives, work and activism - but how many of us actually understand what it is? Beyond mechanics, questions around who governs the internet are key to contextualising the struggle for rights - including sexuality rights - online.
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Richa Kaul Padte is a writer, researcher and bass-music lover.

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EROTICS India: Women, sexuality and the internet

Posted Fri 15 Mar 2013 - 00:00 | 10,215views
Within the arena of ‘women, sexuality and the internet’, the usual suspects of pornography, indecency, and non-consensual videography are often the first topics that come to mind. But women aren’t just subjects on the internet – they are users, too. A presentation at the EROTICS India workshop overturned some common assumptions by highlighting experiences of women online.
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Richa Kaul Padte is a writer, researcher and bass-music lover.

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Five principles for a feminist approach to technology

Posted Thu 14 Mar 2013 - 13:35 | 11,448views
This blog post is second in a series of ten blog posts to report on the EROTICS India workshop, recently concluded in Delhi. All the blog posts in this series are written by Richa Kaul Padte, the official rapporteur at the meeting.
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An EROTICS call: Survey on internet regulation and sexual rights

Posted Wed 13 Mar 2013 - 15:49 | 5,537views
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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Brazil: Special report "Women on the internet"

Posted Tue 12 Mar 2013 - 18:18 | 5,235views
The Women of Expression theme for 2013 is Women and the Internet. The development of information and communication technologies in recent decades has revolutionized the way people communicate and express their ideas. Internet is now part of the everyday life of millions of people around the world and has thus become a basic tool to exercise the right to freedom speech. At the same time, new forms...
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Richa Kaul Padte is a writer, researcher and bass-music lover.

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EROTICS India: meet the participants

Posted Tue 12 Mar 2013 - 14:52 | 9,024views
Bringing together sexual rights activists, women’s groups and internet activists, the first EROTICS India workshop – organised by Point of View, APC (Association for Progressive Communications) and the Internet Democracy Project - explored the relationship between sexual rights activism, sexuality, and the Internet. Focusing on issues ranging from rights to security to advocacy, the workshop...
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GenderIT.org @ 57th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, New York - Take part!

Posted Wed 6 Mar 2013 - 19:15 | 3,070views
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 Wed 6 Mar 2013 - 13:45 | 4,718views
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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“What is your price for the night?” – From ‘sexual strangers’ to ‘sexual citizens’ using ICTs

Posted Tue 5 Mar 2013 - 22:10 | 6,203views
EROTICS – which stands for Exploratory Research on Sexuality and ITCs (same as ICTs)- is a global project that attempts to explore how marginalized sections are using the Internet and the ICTs, at large, to assert their sexual rights. The India chapter - #EROTICSIndia - was organised in Delhi recently by the Internet Democracy Project in collaboration with South Africa based APC and Point of View...