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Sanitary Panels

Sanitary Panels is a feminist webcomic that comments on politics, society, and culture.

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[COLUMN] Sanitary Panels on Mansplaining (comic)

Posted Sat 11 Nov 2017 - 00:00 | 1,669views
Sanitary Panels is ironic yet hard hitting, where social commentary masquerades as a web comic and makes us rethink many of our assumptions. Here the comic explores aspects of gender and technology including discrimination faced by women in STEM education and careers.
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Launched in 2006, GenderIT.org is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews a

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Women's Gaze: Interview with Ninka Khaindrava

Posted Tue 7 Nov 2017 - 11:38 | 2,081views
In this interview with Ninka Khaindrava, she talks about the state of activism around women's rights, labour rights and sexuality in Georgia. Ninka attended the MFI meeting in Malaysia to learn more about activists and their experiences with security and online violence in other parts of the world.
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Impact for what and for whom? Digital technologies and feminist movement building

Posted Mon 6 Nov 2017 - 13:20 | 2,861views
Lulú Barrera(Luchadoras, Mexico) recorded a video of Srilata Batliwala (CREA, India) talking about movements, feminism, and disruption at the Making a Feminist Internet meeting in Malaysia in early October. This video and the short piece are to be read together as a dialogue between Srilatha Batliwala and “Primavera Violeta”.
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Becky Faith

Dr. Becky Faith is a Research Fellow and Deputy Leader of the Digital and Technology cluster.

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Automation and the future of work: bringing women into the debate

Posted Tue 24 Oct 2017 - 12:56 | 1,856views
The future of work in a digital economy could vary enormously depending for different people depending on where they live, who they work for or in what industry, and what access to privilege and resources they have. Dr. Becky Faith in this article examines the particular impact that automation and AI might have on gendered, precarious and often poorly paid labour that women usually are engaged in...
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Talking digital security and language with Chido Musodza

Posted Fri 13 Oct 2017 - 06:27 | 1,446views
In this third article on the city conversation on feminist principles of the internet in Harare, Zimbabwe, Daphne Jena interviews Chido Musodza on their work around digital security, the need for security for the women’s movement and feminists, and also broadly their take on the feminist principles of the internet.
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Samukelisiwe

Samukelisiwe describes herself as an unapologetic (South) African feminist.

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[COLUMN] How womxn in the global south are RECLAIMING SOCIAL MEDIA to shine the spotlight on disability

Posted Tue 10 Oct 2017 - 08:22 | 2,292views
Womxn in global south are making revolutionary uses of social media, and this includes people challenging casual and everyday ableism. In her column Samukelisiwe Mabaso looks at three amazing projects from different countries that are revolutionizing how disability is talked about - how they are changing language, discourse and perceptions
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Anthea

Anthea is a third culture kid and black afro-feminist who loves bright colors, knitting, ponderin

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Politics of a feminist internet in Zimbabwe: Resistance and Silence

Posted Tue 26 Sep 2017 - 15:59 | 1,527views
In this article Anthea Taderera looks at the personal and political meaning and potentials of a feminist internet. What does it mean to imagine and create a black, African feminist space with room for archiving, theorising and engagement away/free from the surveillance and regulation of state and private parties alike?
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Samukelisiwe

Samukelisiwe describes herself as an unapologetic (South) African feminist.

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[COLUMN] How womxn in the Global South are RECLAIMING SOCIAL MEDIA to celebrate being queer

Posted Fri 22 Sep 2017 - 09:36 | 2,178views
In her third column, Samukelisiwe Mabaso explores how groups and people, artists and performers who are lesbian, gay, bisexual are using the internet and social media to spread messages about love, diversity, and acceptance. This includes projects like Coalition for African Lesbians, Gaysi, Ahwaa and others.
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Serene Lim

Serene is an activist, a writer, and lawyer who tries to talk, write, live, work and love the fem

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[SPECIAL EDITION] There is no opting out.: Indigenous women in Malaysia and questions of access

Posted Thu 7 Sep 2017 - 15:57 | 1,831views
In this article, Serene Lim takes a closer look at how questions of access to the internet relate to the struggles of indigenous people and their movement for rights. Rather than the top-down imposition of connectivity, projects for access should align with their social context and as part of their right to sustainable development and right to equal participation.
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Carmen Alcázar

Feminista, politóloga y wikipedista. Secretaria de Wikimedia México.

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[SPECIAL EDITION] Editatonas: “I edit, therefore I am”

Posted Tue 5 Sep 2017 - 09:34 | 2,714views
Editatonas - are Wikipedia edit-a-thons that are exclusively for women. The reason for these events is to deal with the stark difference and lack of representation for women on Wikipedia as compared to men. This is also reflected in that only 10% of Wikipedian editors are women. Carmen Alcazar explores what editatonas do to change that.