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

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Internet regulations can benefit from cross-sectoral conversations, says Marina Maria at the Human Rights Council

Posted Wed 8 Jun 2011 - 17:14 | 4,010views
Marina Maria, a member of the Brazil EroTICs research team, was one of the panellists of the 'Internet rights are human rights' event co-organized by the APC with the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs at the Human Rights Council’s 17th session in Geneva on June 3. Due to time limitations, she was not able to present her paper in full at the event. GenderIT.org is publishing her complete...
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The author works as the national coordinator of a young feminist group called Si Jeunesse Savait.

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IPv6: are African net operators just talking to themselves?

Posted Wed 8 Jun 2011 - 14:01 | 3,419views
IPv6 hour in Africa : experts are pushing everybody to go for it but is it really the time for it? a blogger taking part to teh discussion summarise the thoughts of pros and cons.
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Katerina lives in Czech Republic and enjoys spending as much time possible in India.

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Naomi Wolf's interesting take on a recent storm of high-profile sexual scandals

Posted Mon 6 Jun 2011 - 15:52 | 3,282views
In the article Sex and Surveillance published by Aljazeera , Naomi Wolf gives her own interesting take on a recent storm of sexual scandals involving public figures, such as the head of the International Monetary Fund Dominique Strauss-Kahn and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, and raises some interesting points and questions.
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Katerina lives in Czech Republic and enjoys spending as much time possible in India.

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Let's continue the debate: 'Internet rights are human rights' panel's video recording

Posted Fri 3 Jun 2011 - 15:00 | 4,166views
The video recording of excellent panel on freedom of expression and the internet organized by the APC in cooperation with the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs at the Human Rights Council’s 17th session in Geneva on 3 June, is now available online http://media.lscube.org/view?what=/APC/apc_2011_06_03.mpg. Let's keep dialog...
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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 | 3,680views
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 | 6,905views
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 | 4,665views
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 | 4,867views
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 | 4,538views
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 | 10,553views
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...