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

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Gendered abuse online

Posted Fri 22 Mar 2013 - 12:30 | 8,574views

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Statement of women's and feminist organisations on the very alarming trends in the negotiations of outcome document of CSW 57th

Posted Thu 21 Mar 2013 - 17:23 | 8,574views
The undersigned organisations and individuals across the globe, are again concerned that the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is wavering in its commitment to advance women’s human rights as demonstrated in the constant negotiation of the language in the outcome document.
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Richa Kaul Padte is a writer, researcher and bass-music lover.

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Wearing a digital condom: Staying safe online

Posted Thu 21 Mar 2013 - 13:13 | 12,565views
Do you know how to use your web browser in a secure manner? What is the benefit of adding that "s" after http? Are you aware of the security features on the email you use? What sensitive data do you keep about you or your community, and what would people have access to if your computer, laptop or mobile phone was stolen? This article provides a list of resources and solutions to help you and your...
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Flavia Fascendini vive en una ciudad en el interior de Argentina y es directora de comunicaciones

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Passwords: Your first line of defence

Posted Wed 20 Mar 2013 - 12:48 | 6,389views
A password is your first line of defence – for your computer, email, and information. So firstly, make sure your computer is password protected (under the ‘admin’ account option), so your prying brother doesn’t get his hands on that flyer for the new weekly queer event. Or those letters from your lover. And if you really want to keep your information safe, you don’t just need a password, but you...
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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 | 7,406views
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 | 6,668views
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 | 10,485views
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 | 11,868views
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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Launched in 2006, GenderIT.org is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews a

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An EROTICS call: Survey on internet regulation and sexual rights

Posted Wed 13 Mar 2013 - 15:49 | 5,747views
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 | 5,336views
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...