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

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APC co-organises event on the internet at the Human Rights Council’s 17th session

Posted Tue 31 May 2011 - 14:41 | 3,143views
as part of APC’s Connect your rights! campaign, with the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs at the Human Rights Council’s 17th session in Geneva on 3 June, 13:00 to 15:00, room XXV, Palais des Nations. Remote participation will be available. The panel will also focus on the specific impacts of freedom of expression and freedom of association on women’s and sexual rights.
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Jan Moolman is based in Johannesburg, South Africa, and works for the APC's Women's Rights Progra

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Missing conversations

Posted Tue 8 Mar 2011 - 14:36 | 6,032views
When Jan first heard that the theme of this year's CSW was going to focus on science and technology she was really excited. She shares her reflection why the framing of science and technology as a women's rights issue at this year's CSW did not really resonate with her in the end.
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Jac sm Kee is the Women's Rights Programme Manager with the Association for Progressive Communica

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VAW in myriad forms: Combatting financial abuse and privacy violations

Posted Tue 8 Mar 2011 - 10:44 | 4,048views
Reporting from the 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, Jac sm Kee discovers some interesting initiatives that help young people combat intimate partner abuse, that look at physical abuse, financial abuse and violations of privacy, among others. She also reports back on discussions about the effectiveness of the CSW and CEDAW in furthering the movement for gender equality.
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Jac sm Kee is the Women's Rights Programme Manager with the Association for Progressive Communica

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Take Back the Tech at the 55th Commission on the Status of Women

Posted Tue 8 Mar 2011 - 10:15 | 4,194views
Jac sm Kee reports back from the funkiest session at the 55th meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women - the 'Take Back the Tech!: Reclaiming Technology for Women's Rights' panel debate.
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Katerina lives in Czech Republic and enjoys spending as much time possible in India.

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Editor picks from conversations on women & technology @ #CSW 55, Day 4&5 - Feb 25/26

Posted Mon 28 Feb 2011 - 13:24 | 3,852views
Katerina F. picks from the most interesting conversations on Twitter concerning women & rights & technology during the fourth and fifths day of the 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), taking place in New York. You can follow our tweets on section J of the Beijing Platform for Action and women's communication rights under the hashtags: #csw #genderit (or #...
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Jac sm Kee is the Women's Rights Programme Manager with the Association for Progressive Communica

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On UN women, theme framing, buzz words and rockstars...

Posted Thu 24 Feb 2011 - 05:51 | 9,664views
Jac sm Kee reports on her second day at the 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York. She posts about the connectivity irony, her doubts about the framing of this year's theme, the opening session, Michelle Bachelet's - UN Women Executive Director - introductory speech, women's empowerment principles developed in consultation with the private sector and Abigail Disney's...
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Jac sm Kee is the Women's Rights Programme Manager with the Association for Progressive Communica

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Informal check in from 'the land of the free'

Posted Thu 24 Feb 2011 - 05:12 | 3,969views
Jac sm Kee arrives to a cold and expensive New York for the 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women. She reports on her first impressions.
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Katerina lives in Czech Republic and enjoys spending as much time possible in India.

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Join the 'Take Back the Tech!: Reclaiming Technology for Women's Rights' panel debate @ CSW 2011

Posted Wed 23 Feb 2011 - 14:00 | 3,290views
On Friday 25 February, join the Association for Progressive Communications Women's Networking Support Programme in a panel discussion - 'Take Back the Tech!: Reclaiming Technology for Women's Rights'. The APC WNSP will also be launching “I Don't Forward Violence” - a new action under the Take Back the Tech! campaign. “I Don't Forward Violence” calls on internet and mobile phone users to take...
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Katerina lives in Czech Republic and enjoys spending as much time possible in India.

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Editor picks from conversations on women & technology @ #CSW 55, Day 1 - Feb 22

Posted Wed 23 Feb 2011 - 10:52 | 4,786views
Katerina F. picks from the most interesting conversations on Twitter concerning women & rights & technology during the first day of the 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), taking place in New York. You can follow our tweets on section J of the Beijing Platform for Action and women's communication rights under the hashtags: #csw #genderit (or #genderitES for...
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Jac sm Kee is the Women's Rights Programme Manager with the Association for Progressive Communica

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On sexuality and wikileaks...

Posted Wed 16 Feb 2011 - 19:50 | 3,856views
This reflection was written by Jac sm Kee in December 2010, at the height of the Wikileaks' leak of diplomatic cables and the subsequent charge and arrest of Assange. Since much of the reflections and thoughts still stand, despite the case and incident having moved on since then, this is now republished as a blog post for Feminist Talk.