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Erika Smith is the APC Women’s Rights Project Associate.

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Mexico: ACTA - anyone making a fuss in your country?

Posted Mon 12 Jul 2010 - 01:00 | 4,132views
Australia, Canada, the European Union, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Switzerland and the United States of America are presently negotiating a trade agreement regarding counterfeiting and the enforcement of intellectual property rights, known as the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). Erika Smith, communications coordinator of APC WNSP, took part in the...
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Magaly Pazello

Associate researcher at EMERGE Communication & Emergence Research Center, Fluminense Federal

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From the “J” spot to the cru"X" of the matter

Posted Tue 30 Mar 2010 - 16:40 | 5,745views
Where is women's "J" spot? asks Jan Moolman, making a play on the word "G-spot", in reference to Maria Suárez's (Radio FIRE) analysis of why Section J was not a priority issue at the 10-year review of the Platform for Action of the Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing + 10). Moolman, in agreement with Suárez, used the word "ghetto" to emphasise that media issues and ICTs (information and...

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What happened to Section J?

Posted Wed 17 Mar 2010 - 22:11 | 3,785views
Sarah Macharia from the World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) summaries the outcomes of the panel discussion on the Fourth Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP), which took place on March 2 in New York on the occasion of the 54th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW): “You may be aware the GMMP is a longitudinal study running since 1995 on gender in the world...
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Analia is a member of the APC's communications team.

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Video: Talking about section J - Games for social change

Posted Mon 15 Mar 2010 - 18:21 | 3,645views
Heidi Boisvert, from Breakthrough, talks about their experience with videogames and how she thinks the feminist movement can be involved.
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Katerina lives in Czech Republic and enjoys spending as much time possible in India.

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Covering Beijing+15 from the sidelines

Posted Mon 15 Mar 2010 - 15:48 | 3,911views
Olivia H. Tripon, the Philippine Bureau Chief and Country Consultant for Women’s Feature Service, is writing about her experience from the UN Media Accreditation process: "...When it comes to covering this all important review which comes every five years, one would think that media organizations like the Women’s Feature Service (WFS) which had actively covered most of the 12 areas of concern of...
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Jac sm Kee is the Women's Rights Programme Manager with the Association for Progressive Communica

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Beyond tools: Internet as a critical policy issue for the advancement of women's rights

Posted Mon 15 Mar 2010 - 14:05 | 3,871views
Jac sm Kee, the Women's Rights and ICT Policy coordinator for APC WNSP, reviews the UN Secretary-General's report on the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action (E/CN.6/2010/2) and assess how close we are to realize women's right to communicate: “I wasn't present at the Beijing Conference in 1995, and having missed it, I feel like I have missed out on one of the most important moments...

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The “J Spot” at the 54th CSW: Celebrating women's social networking is not enough

Posted Fri 12 Mar 2010 - 23:12 | 5,307views
Heike Jensen, researcher and lecturer at the Department of Gender Studies of Humboldt University in Berlin, (Germany), is locating the section J at the 54th Commission on the Status of Women:"[The J Spot] seems to prove almost as elusive as locating its embodied cousin has turned out to be. First of all, you will not find the J Spot in this year's intergovernmental and other official debates or...
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Analia is a member of the APC's communications team.

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Video: Talking about section J - Access to Internet in Lebanon

Posted Sat 6 Mar 2010 - 14:28 | 4,012views
Nadine Moawad talks about what's going on the internet in Lebanon from a gender perspective.
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Analia is a member of the APC's communications team.

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Women in and out of media

Posted Fri 5 Mar 2010 - 10:27 | 3,673views
Paraphrasing Virginia Woolf's essay A room of one's own, Sharon Bhagwan-Rolls, said: “There is a need to ensure that the necessary resources are mobilised so that women have the opportunity to write their stories, have their voices heard and their identities represented, particularly when it comes to the peace and security sector. Media content must continue to reach women in their communities,...
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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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Video: Talking about Section J - Re-defining Media

Posted Fri 5 Mar 2010 - 10:00 | 3,271views
Cai Yiping, executive director of ISIS International, shares the need to take Section J forward with the recognition of the increasing role of ICTs that re-defined the media contained in Section J of the Beijing Platform for Action.