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Katerina lives in Czech Republic and enjoys spending as much time possible in India.

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MENA: Who talks for the region?

Posted Fri 20 Apr 2012 - 21:49 | 6,120views
I am an AWID participant, and it is my first time to attend the forum.I attended the first session of in-depth session on “Women’s Rights and Transitions to Democracy in the MENA region”and I stayed only for the introduction of the panelists, I was disappointed and I left. I found no young feminists on board, no one who is actually taking part on the ground in the region, the panelists came from...
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Melissa Hope Ditmore, PhD, is a consultant specializing in issues of gender, development, health

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Last Rescue in Siam: A comedy about anti-trafficking raids in Thailand

Posted Fri 20 Apr 2012 - 14:58 | 7,713views
Empower Foundation of Thailand has creatively used art and media to promote the rights of sex workers for over 20 years. Empower has collaborated with artists to bring their messages to people in Thailand, in cartoons, in nearly life-size papier mache dolls that are more well traveled than the sex workers they represent, and in their own books. But these have been primarily for audiences in...
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Nyx McLean is a caffeine-fueled transdisciplinary researcher who writes queerly about the interne

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Thinking about gender and technology

Posted Fri 20 Apr 2012 - 05:43 | 11,110views
In South Africa a video recently went viral in which a young woman is gang-raped. This video has re-ignited discussions around gender-based violence within the country, many of these discussions have taken place on social media platforms such as Twitter.
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hvale

Translocal feminist activist, storyteller passionate for #FeministInternet FLOSS opendata, privac

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Filtered by the state, inspired by Gita Sen

Posted Thu 19 Apr 2012 - 22:00 | 7,335views
Today Gita Sen said “we are in a fierce vicious unequal new economic world where battlegrounds are many” and a few hours later in the session on “Commodification of knowledge: how increasing access and availability of the internet had transformed the way knowledge is produced and shared” a participant made us notice that “We were being watched." And it's true behind the gorgeous beauty of...
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hvale

Translocal feminist activist, storyteller passionate for #FeministInternet FLOSS opendata, privac

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Anonymize yourself: digital security and feminist practice of technology

Posted Thu 19 Apr 2012 - 20:54 | 9,087views
As the day passed I saw myself surrendering to the fact that there is nothing good in the laziness of a routine that prevent us from thinking about technological abuse that we as women activists can suffer and make the other suffering. When on the 18 we had the feminist tech exchange I understood that I need, I have to anonymize myself.
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Jan Moolman

Jan Moolman is based in Johannesburg, South Africa, and works for the APC's Women's Rights Progra

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What matters in building feminist power through technologies?

Posted Tue 10 Apr 2012 - 13:15 | 6,153views
This feminist talk was first presented by Jan Moolman at the research meeting the ‘Gender and Citizenship in the Information Society’ that was organized by IT for Change, and took place in Bangalore in February 2012. In her contribution, she shared her views on some challenges that impact on feminists solidarity and ability to organize.
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Comunicadora social y activista por los derechos de las mujeres.

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Latest CSW session could be a real step backward

Posted Tue 10 Apr 2012 - 12:08 | 5,572views
The inability of governments to agree on a common language of sexual and reproductive rights at the latest CSW session could potentially threaten established women's rights. So-called “traditional values” contradict the spirit and effectiveness of human rights.
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Jac sm Kee is the Women's Rights Programme Manager with the Association for Progressive Communica

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FTX @ AWID Forum 2012

Posted Fri 6 Apr 2012 - 15:03 | 11,982views
What are the emerging risks and challenges that women's rights advocates face in using technology for activism? How can we strategise to work more safely and securely online? What is the feminist politics of privacy, security and the right to participate on the internet? Join us at the Feminist Tech Exchange on 18 April 2012, just before the 12th AWID International Forum, to explore and exchange...
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Launched in 2006, GenderIT.org is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews a

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APC at the 12th AWID International Forum

Posted Wed 4 Apr 2012 - 20:27 | 11,440views
APC members and staff will be participating at the 12th AWID International Forum on Women’s Rights in Development in Istanbul, Turkey from 19-22 April 2012. The theme of the 12th AWID Forum is “Transforming Economic Power to Advance Women’s Rights and Justice”, and APC Women's Networking Support Programme will be hosting a number of workshops as well as a pre-events on the feminist practices...

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'Love Letter to the Soldier' - video that moves people to change

Posted Tue 28 Feb 2012 - 09:50 | 4,529views
Maria Goreti, a papuan woman, was left pregnant and abandoned by an indonesian soldier. She and her 3-year-old daughter are still waiting for him to return. South to South Film Festival award-winning short film “Love letter to the Soldier” by EngageMedia tells her story.