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Carly Nyst works for Privacy International and directs PI's work in developing countries.

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Towards internet intermediary responsibility

Posted Tue 26 Nov 2013 - 18:37 | 11,574views
A key pillar of the internet freedom movement is the concept that internet intermediaries should be immune from liability for any content hosted on their sites. Yet there is a clear and important need for intermediaries to play a more active role in ensuring that they are not complicit in incitement to violence against women. This article is *third* of the series that will explore the...
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Carly Nyst works for Privacy International and directs PI's work in developing countries.

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Pulling back the veil of free speech?

Posted Tue 26 Nov 2013 - 18:12 | 12,045views
International human rights law provides for a strong right to free expression that must be tempered by the need to protect against hate speech, or speech that incites violence, including violence against women. However, the existence of exceptions to the right to freedom of expression does not, however, mean that the prohibition against hate speech and incitement to hatred is a straight forward...
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Carly Nyst works for Privacy International and directs PI's work in developing countries.

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How gender-based harassment falls through the digital cracks?

Posted Tue 26 Nov 2013 - 17:28 | 11,171views
When did the internet transform from being a democratized space and tool of empowerment, that has franchised hundreds of millions of women and girls, to an arena of gender-based hatred? This article is *first* of the series that will explore the responsibility of intermediaries to ensure that the internet is a space that empowers, rather than subjugates, women.
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Snippets from Connect Your Rights, Mumbai

Posted Wed 20 Nov 2013 - 23:47 | 4,387views
Point of View held “Connect Your Rights!”, an all-day meeting exploring the links between gender rights, sexual rights, and Internet rights, on November 11, 2013 at Mumbai. It was the first meeting in the second phase of the EROTICS India project. The first phase comprised of an exploratory research study on sexuality and ICTs in India.
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Flavia Fascendini vive en una ciudad en el interior de Argentina y es directora de comunicaciones

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Day 2: Sexual Right, Privacy and Technology - Common Concerns Moving Forward

Posted Wed 20 Nov 2013 - 15:05 | 3,930views
At Rutgers University Newark Campus, November 8-9, 2013, organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and The Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution and Human Rights (CGHR).
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Flavia Fascendini vive en una ciudad en el interior de Argentina y es directora de comunicaciones

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Day 1: Sexual Right, Privacy and Technology - Common Concerns Moving Forward

Posted Wed 20 Nov 2013 - 15:00 | 4,289views
At Rutgers University Newark Campus, November 8-9, 2013, organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and The Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution and Human Rights (CGHR).
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Flavia Fascendini vive en una ciudad en el interior de Argentina y es directora de comunicaciones

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Day 3: Sexual Right, Privacy and Technology - Common Concerns Moving Forward

Posted Wed 20 Nov 2013 - 14:55 | 4,214views
At Rutgers University Newark Campus, November 8-9, 2013, organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and The Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution and Human Rights (CGHR).

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Connecting Our Rights at IGF2013: Women and sexual rights defenders leading progress on equitable, inclusive internet policy

Posted Wed 20 Nov 2013 - 14:22 | 5,522views
The human rights of women and sexual minorities are being increasingly impacted by the internet, not only through violence and discrimination, but through policies and legislation that do not recognise their specific contexts, concerns and capacities.
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Mary Onyango is part of The International Association of Women in Radio & Television (IAWRT)

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Integrating women's rights at the IGF

Posted Tue 19 Nov 2013 - 17:43 | 4,251views
As governments work on legislations, gender mainstreaming in ICT sector should not be overlooked. Women need to access internet for development, hence training of women and girls to access internet is crucial. Despite this, gender was not seen as a thematic area during IGF 2013 and hence was not included in the IGF workshops. This was a concern to women human rights organizations like APC which...
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Public | private: Define your line. Shape your space. Take Back the Tech!

Posted Fri 15 Nov 2013 - 14:59 | 4,065views
This year´s Take Back the Tech! campaign is about defining the lines between public and private and claiming the right to privacy as a fundamental human right. Define your lines between what’s public and private! Take Back the Tech! with us from 25 Nov-10 Dec 2013.