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Flavia Fascendini vive en una ciudad en el interior de Argentina y es directora de comunicaciones

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How funny is this, Facebook?

Posted Tue 28 May 2013 - 14:15 | 8,034views
“Take action to end gender-based violence on Facebook” is this campaign’s call that asks companies whose publicity appears on explicitly violent Facebook pages and profiles to help pressure the social networking platform to re-examine its response to violence against women and girls.

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Rediff and Rape Threats: What Rediff Could Have Done to Support Kavita Krishnan

Posted Thu 23 May 2013 - 14:38 | 5,913views
On 24 April, Kavita Krishnan, a leading figure in the anti-rape protests that have been rocking India since December 2012, was the target of online abuse on a public online chat on Rediff - an Indian leading media company and internet services provider. Ironically, the chat was addressing the topic of rising incidence of rape, and Kavita was invited specifically by Rediff to respond questions...
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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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Just a few words...

Posted Tue 9 Apr 2013 - 18:12 | 6,323views
In the weeks leading up to the Commission on the Status of Women (4-15 March) violence against women I watched and read and listened and wept over the brutal gang rape and murder of "Anene Booysens":http://mg.co.za/article/2013-02-15-00-will-anene-booysens-brutal-rape-an......
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Launched in 2006, GenderIT.org is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews a

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Violence against women online: A selection of tweets from CSW 57

Posted Mon 1 Apr 2013 - 20:03 | 6,289views
Twitter activity during the 57th session of the Commission on Status of Women between 4-15 March 2013 was quite intense. GenderIT.org took part in the tweeting by addressing the debate around emerging forms of violence against women and information and communication technologies, and advocating for its inclusion in the agreed conclusions of the meeting.
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Richa Kaul Padte is a writer, researcher and bass-music lover.

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Sexuality and the internet: a five country perspective

Posted Mon 1 Apr 2013 - 15:35 | 6,041views
This blog post is the final one in a series of ten blog posts to report on the EROTICS India workshop, recently concluded in Delhi. All the blog posts in this series are written by Richa Kaul Padte, the official rapporteur at the meeting.
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Richa Kaul Padte is a writer, researcher and bass-music lover.

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‘Choli ke peeche kya hai?’: censorship and pornography

Posted Mon 25 Mar 2013 - 13:20 | 9,610views
The discourse of censorship is well-known to most people, as India’s right-wing moral brigades routinely flock to the streets to prevent everything from item numbers in Bollywood films to sex education posters in trains to the greeting-card shop Archies (for its ‘promotion’ of Valentine’s Day) from going ahead. But what does this mean for freedom of speech and expression in the country? And more...
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Flavia Fascendini vive en una ciudad en el interior de Argentina y es directora de comunicaciones

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Agreed conclusions in CSW 57th include violence against women and ICT

Posted Fri 22 Mar 2013 - 14:20 | 9,547views
The 57th Commission on the Status of Women took place from 4 to 15 March 2013 at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The session’s priority theme was “Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls”, and representatives of the Association for Progressive Communications' Women's Rights Programme attended the meeting of this global policy-making body dedicated...
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Richa Kaul Padte is a writer, researcher and bass-music lover.

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Gendered abuse online

Posted Fri 22 Mar 2013 - 12:30 | 8,472views

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Statement of women's and feminist organisations on the very alarming trends in the negotiations of outcome document of CSW 57th

Posted Thu 21 Mar 2013 - 17:23 | 8,446views
The undersigned organisations and individuals across the globe, are again concerned that the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is wavering in its commitment to advance women’s human rights as demonstrated in the constant negotiation of the language in the outcome document.
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Richa Kaul Padte is a writer, researcher and bass-music lover.

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Wearing a digital condom: Staying safe online

Posted Thu 21 Mar 2013 - 13:13 | 12,448views
Do you know how to use your web browser in a secure manner? What is the benefit of adding that "s" after http? Are you aware of the security features on the email you use? What sensitive data do you keep about you or your community, and what would people have access to if your computer, laptop or mobile phone was stolen? This article provides a list of resources and solutions to help you and your...