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Mardiya Siba Yahaya

Mardiya Siba Yahaya is currently a Mandela Rhodes Scholar studying a Master’s in Sociology at the

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What can digital surveillance teach us about online gender-based violence?

Posted Mon 1 Nov 2021 - 15:15 | 801views

The article argues that digital surveillance is part of gendered and racist disciplinary structures, that manifest in specific forms of online gender-based violence experienced by black Muslim women influencers.

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Srinidhi Raghavan

Srinidhi Raghavan works at the intersections women’s rights, technology, sexuality and disabili

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EROTICS Regional Survey learnings (2): understanding access and expression, and negotiating differences

Posted Tue 5 Oct 2021 - 15:57 | 541views

Srinidhi Raghavan, coordinator of the EROTICS Regional Survey 2020, shares her learnings from cross-country feminist research on internet and sexuality through the lens of the Feminist Principles of the Internet.

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Srinidhi Raghavan

Srinidhi Raghavan works at the intersections women’s rights, technology, sexuality and disabili

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EROTICS Regional Survey learnings (1): reflections on feminist internet research design

Posted Tue 5 Oct 2021 - 15:32 | 557views

Srinidhi Raghavan, coordinator of the EROTICS Regional Survey 2020, shares her learnings from cross-country feminist research on internet and sexuality in South Asia. In this first part, the researcher reflects around identity, community agency and language.

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Mythri Prabhakara

Mythri Prabhakara is a human rights lawyer by training.

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Learning digital security as a “non-techie”

Posted Thu 30 Sep 2021 - 23:53 | 1,213views

This article expresses personal experience of navigating the digital space and learning about digital security in a world filled with neurotypical upper caste people in authority.

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florencia

Licenciada en comunicación de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, e integrante del grupo de investiga

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A mine-ridden internet and six rules for understanding anti-rights narratives

Posted Thu 23 Sep 2021 - 15:00 | 892views

Florencia Goldsman reviews the study "Engendering Hate: The contours of state-aligned gendered disinformation online", adding pieces to the puzzle of targeted digital violence that undermines women and LGBTIQ+ people online presences.

 

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Laura Vidal

Venezolana globalizada y latinopolitana. Editora de América Latina y comunidades hispanas.

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These are just some of the ways women and LGBTQ+ people make the internet healthier

Posted Thu 23 Sep 2021 - 14:17 | 812views

What can be done to make the internet healthier? Some of the most compelling answers arise in the very communities that experience the worst online violence plaguing the internet.

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Marwa Azelmat

Marwa is the Women's rights policy advocacy coordinator at APC.

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Can social media platforms tackle online violence without structural change?

Posted Tue 17 Aug 2021 - 14:53 | 1,794views

We welcome the commitments made by Facebook, Google, TikTok and Twitter to tackle online abuse on their platforms. However, without ensuring that the systems they create do not reproduce and amplify existing inequalities, built-in safety tools will only mitigate harms on the surface.

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Brindaalakshmi. K

Brindaalakshmi. K is a queer-feminist researcher, writer, advocacy and training professional.

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Transgender Act in India: A law that replicates existing challenges with digitisation?

Posted Thu 15 Jul 2021 - 22:14 | 2,096views

In India, the digitisation drive of services interlinked with offline violence, marginalisation and stigma make it almost impossible for transgender persons to be considered as people who deserve equal rights. Through the provisions mentioned in the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act 2019, this article gives us a glimpse of human rights violations and denial of a life with dignity...

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Cecilia Maundu

Cecilia Mwende Maundu is broadcast journalist based in Nairobi Kenya.

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The identity predicament: a story about statelessness and the fight for denied rights

Posted Thu 15 Jul 2021 - 21:27 | 1,355views

The system of integrated biometric database in Kenya, Huduma Namba, exposes multilayered challenges of statelessness, loss of basic human rights and availing government services. Through conversations with Mariam, a Nubian woman, we learn about the tedious and extremely long waiting period to obtain an ID card, without which people from ethnic minorities are not counted as citizens, and are...

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Evelin Heidel - Scann

Evelin Heidel (también conocida como Scann) explora las intersecciones entre el conocimiento abie

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When our work doesn't fit metrics: for another way to count women on Wikipedia

Posted Fri 4 Jun 2021 - 20:59 | 1,615views

The Wikipedia gender gap has been well documented for a decade. But are women in the Wikimedia movement in the same situation as a few years ago? What has changed and what still needs to be done?