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Tarryn

Tarryn is a South African BA graduate with majors in Psychology and Sociology.

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A female iron man, banned for exams and cyborgs

Posted Mon 11 Jul 2016 - 13:41 | 2,271views
DJ's choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to...
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Tarryn

Tarryn is a South African BA graduate with majors in Psychology and Sociology.

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Touch screen skin, banned news and sex education

Posted Mon 4 Jul 2016 - 11:02 | 2,280views
DJ's choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to...
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Tarryn

Tarryn is a South African BA graduate with majors in Psychology and Sociology.

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Bullying, suicide and gender equality

Posted Mon 20 Jun 2016 - 08:20 | 2,526views
DJ's choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to...
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Rohini Lakshane

Rohini Lakshané is a long-time Wikimedian with an abiding interest in issues of access to knowled

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Women's safety? There is an app for that

Posted Thu 19 May 2016 - 12:36 | 6,802views
There are myriad mobile phone apps meant to be deployed for personal safety, but technical wizardry perhaps makes it easy to lose sight of the fact that technology is not a saviour but a tool or an enabler. Technology alone cannot be the panacea of a problem that is deeply complex and, in reality, rooted in society and governance.
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genderit.org

Launched in 2006, GenderIT.org is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews a

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JOIN OUR AWID FORUM PRE-EVENT: IMAGINE A FEMINIST INTERNET

Posted Thu 5 May 2016 - 13:28 | 2,955views
Are you attending the AWID Forum this coming September in Brazil? Take Back the Tech! will be there for a one-day pre-event on September 7 - right before the forum starts. The event is called Imagine a Feminist Internet and is open to women's rights activists and techies who are interested in exploring the growing impact of technology on our politics, movements, and futures.
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Tarryn

Tarryn is a South African BA graduate with majors in Psychology and Sociology.

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Gene detection, jail time and a Romanian bakery

Posted Tue 26 Apr 2016 - 13:41 | 2,360views
DJ's choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to...
Tarryn's picture
Tarryn

Tarryn is a South African BA graduate with majors in Psychology and Sociology.

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Encryption, an auto show and piggy banks

Posted Mon 11 Apr 2016 - 07:26 | 2,549views
DJ's choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to...
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BiancaBaldo

Bianca Baldo has over eight years of coordination experience in women human rights and anti human

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Virtual reality pornography and tech-related violence against women: To boldly go have sex where no one has done it before!

Posted Mon 4 Apr 2016 - 22:55 | 5,372views
The impact of virtual reality porn is relatively unknown but it might be a game changer.
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Tarryn

Tarryn is a South African BA graduate with majors in Psychology and Sociology.

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Censorship, privacy, surveillance: Protect your data

Posted Thu 31 Mar 2016 - 16:54 | 3,391views
No one person rules the internet and internet governance is constantly changing. Therefore one can assume we need to dictate what we allow and what we do not. Just as greatly as we fight to protect our physical realities, why not do the same for our virtual worlds?
Becky Band Jain

Becky Band Jain is committed to the use of technology for good.

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Intersectional barriers to internet access: Gender and disability

Posted Mon 28 Mar 2016 - 15:05 | 4,219views
No group of individuals has been as severely restricted, with respect to their reproductive rights, as women with disabilities. Located overwhelmingly in the global South, where most disabled people live, women with disabilities encounter levels of multidimensional discrimination that are unparalleled by other groups in the world.