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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 | 3,927views
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 | 5,363views
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 | 4,059views
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 | 3,717views
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 | 3,320views
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.
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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 - Access to Media

Posted Fri 5 Mar 2010 - 09:56 | 3,231views
Chandrika Sepali Kottegoda, co-director of the Women and Media Collective based in Colombo, Srilanka, talks about the lack of access by NGOs that makes it difficult to see the J spot in the actual government review at the CSW.
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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 - Women Producing Media

Posted Fri 5 Mar 2010 - 09:48 | 3,685views
Sharon Bhagwan Rolls from FemLink Pacific: Media Initiatives for Women in Fiji talks to Jan Moolman.
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Esther Nasikye is a trained citizen journalist and founder of ChangeWaves, a civil society organi

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Linking local women to the global agenda

Posted Thu 4 Mar 2010 - 23:04 | 3,302views
Esther Nasikye, a Communication and Advocacy Officer at Icon Women & Young People's Leadership Academy, is commenting on the importance of the new media and art for grassroot women: "I have met many women in Uganda who are doing amazing work in their villages, towns, sub-counties but still work in isolation with little or no connection to like minded people whether in their town or country or...
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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 - Girls and Social Media

Posted Thu 4 Mar 2010 - 21:50 | 4,214views
Rosemary Okello from the African Woman and Child Feature Service talks go Jan Moolman about how social media is changing the way girls and young women see and use media in Africa
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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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Witnessing J-spot

Posted Thu 4 Mar 2010 - 11:22 | 3,924views
I'm at the UN building in New York attending the 54th CSW and have just uploaded two videos to my online account. It took 3 minutes to upload. The videos share the impressions of two women's rights activists working in and with media about what is happening with Section J at the CSW. They took four minutes to record. So, in seven minutes I was able to get quotes from women who spoke with...