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Erika Smith works for the APC Women's Rights Programme in the coordination team of the global Tak

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SMALL THOUGHTS AROUND....Violence against women and ICTs

Posted Thu 5 Nov 2009 - 01:01 | 4,703views
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Jac sm Kee is the Women's Rights Programme Manager with the Association for Progressive Communica

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Twittering the Iranian election

Posted Fri 17 Jul 2009 - 05:39 | 3,728views
The most talked-about aspect of the current situation in Iran, is Twitter. In the past weeks Twitter has reportedly provided opportunities for Iranian protesters to send out information during that government's refusal to allow (mostly Western) journalists to report on the aftermath of the (suspect) re-election of Mahmoud Ahmedinejad. So the hottest tweet is possibly, ironically, about Twitter...
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"Sonia Randhawa is a member of GenderIT.org's pool of writer.

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Access to knowledge and gender

Posted Mon 13 Apr 2009 - 05:57 | 3,783views
This edition of GenderIT looks at the question of access to knowledge focussing on Africa. Over the last century, copyright and patents legislation have penetrated into most countries, strengthened by international trade agreements, and often pressure from the United States. This has had the impact of both shrinking the amount of knowledge that is freely available, and of legislating what is and...
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Gayathry is a PhD candidate at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, where she also teach

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Statement of the IGF Dynamic Coalition on Gender for the Taking Stock and Moving Forward Session

Posted Tue 9 Dec 2008 - 14:21 | 3,343views
The statement of the IGF Dynamic Coalition on Gender presented at the third Internet Governance Forum in Hyderabad, India,on the 6 of December 2008.
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Anita Gurumurthy brings her keen interest about feminist theory and practice to her work at IT fo

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What does the IGF mean to the poorest woman and her rights?

Posted Tue 9 Dec 2008 - 13:54 | 3,769views
The transcript of speech of Anita Gurumurthy, executive director of IT for Change and member of IGF Gender Dynamic Coalition, at the closing ceremony of IGF on December 6th. In her contribution to the closing panel, Anita highlighted the words of Mahatma Gandhi - “Before you do anything, stop and recall the face of the poorest most helpless destitute person you have seen and ask yourself, ‘Is...

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Brief appraisal of the third Internet Governance Forum

Posted Tue 9 Dec 2008 - 10:44 | 4,218views
Now that the dust of the third Internet Governance Forum, held in Hyderabad from 3-6 December 2008, has settled, a brief look back is in order. The host country's efforts amounted to an unqualified success and provided a smooth – even lavish – context. This was especially appreciated under the difficult circumstances in the wake of the Mumbai attacks.

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E-Governance only for "the common man"?

Posted Sun 7 Dec 2008 - 21:54 | 3,186views
Oh! I waited for almost three years to get this opportunity. Finally it arrived on 5th December 2008 during IGF, when i got a chance to attend the meeting with the Secretary of Information Technology of Government of India with APC team and other civil society organizations.
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Gayathry is a PhD candidate at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, where she also teach

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Why women need access to internet? Interview with Anita Gurumurthy from IT for Change (video)

Posted Fri 5 Dec 2008 - 13:21 | 3,118views
Anita Gurumurthy from IT for Change is commenting on the issue of women's access to the internet in the context of the debates from Day 1 of IGF. The debates were primarily concerned with the infrastructure level of access but did not really touch on how access or its absence affects people in the so-called next billion. Download the video interview here:...

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Taking steps towards an internet environment based on human rights, inclusiveness and openness

Posted Thu 4 Dec 2008 - 18:48 | 2,967views
The transcript of speech of APC member RITS’ Graciela Selaimen at the opening ceremony of this year’s IGF on December 3rd. As a part of the inaugural panel discussion, Graciela stressed in her speech that the IGF can also be a space ¨to defend and ensure rights and equality among people – starting with the equality among women and men – both on the internet and outside of it."

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Will the children of the world be safe soon? Notes from day one

Posted Thu 4 Dec 2008 - 18:28 | 3,935views
Judging from the substantial number of workshops dedicated to the issue of child online protection at the third Internet Governance Forum currently underway in Hyderabad, a veritable rescue mission for the children of the world seems to be underway. Or maybe not?