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Digital Rights Foundation is a research based advocacy organisation based in Pakistan focusing on

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Invasion of Privacy & The Murder of Qandeel Baloch

Posted Thu 21 Jul 2016 - 15:24 | 3,102views
The murder of Qandeel Baloch raises many uneasy questions - about the role of media and its complicity in her death, about the persistence of patriarchy and misogyny and the forms it takes, both online and offline. Republished from Digital Rights Foundation, Pakistan.
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Tarryn

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

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Facebook's Real Name Policy: Does it actually help to keep the online community safe?

Posted Tue 19 Jul 2016 - 01:00 | 3,071views
We conducted a small survey of LGBTQIA users of Facebook and asked them what do THEY think of the real-name policy. Does this policy ensure their safety which is what Facebook claims, or does it expose them online and leave them vulnerable to harassment.
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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 - 14:41 | 2,188views
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 - 12:02 | 2,194views
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 - 09:20 | 2,427views
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 - 13:36 | 6,457views
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 - 14:28 | 2,900views
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 - 14:41 | 2,294views
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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Encryption, an auto show and piggy banks

Posted Mon 11 Apr 2016 - 08:26 | 2,457views
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 - 23:55 | 5,162views
The impact of virtual reality porn is relatively unknown but it might be a game changer.