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Katerina lives in Czech Republic and enjoys spending as much time possible in India.

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Editor picks from conversations on women & technology @ #CSW 55, Day 4&5 - Feb 25/26

Posted Mon 28 Feb 2011 - 13:24 | 5,515views
Katerina F. picks from the most interesting conversations on Twitter concerning women & rights & technology during the fourth and fifths day of the 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), taking place in New York. You can follow our tweets on section J of the Beijing Platform for Action and women's communication rights under the hashtags: #csw #genderit (or #...
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Jac sm Kee is the Women's Rights Programme Manager with the Association for Progressive Communica

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On UN women, theme framing, buzz words and rockstars...

Posted Thu 24 Feb 2011 - 05:51 | 12,251views
Jac sm Kee reports on her second day at the 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York. She posts about the connectivity irony, her doubts about the framing of this year's theme, the opening session, Michelle Bachelet's - UN Women Executive Director - introductory speech, women's empowerment principles developed in consultation with the private sector and Abigail Disney's...
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Jac sm Kee is the Women's Rights Programme Manager with the Association for Progressive Communica

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Informal check in from 'the land of the free'

Posted Thu 24 Feb 2011 - 05:12 | 5,481views
Jac sm Kee arrives to a cold and expensive New York for the 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women. She reports on her first impressions.
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Katerina lives in Czech Republic and enjoys spending as much time possible in India.

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Join the 'Take Back the Tech!: Reclaiming Technology for Women's Rights' panel debate @ CSW 2011

Posted Wed 23 Feb 2011 - 14:00 | 4,452views
On Friday 25 February, join the Association for Progressive Communications Women's Networking Support Programme in a panel discussion - 'Take Back the Tech!: Reclaiming Technology for Women's Rights'. The APC WNSP will also be launching “I Don't Forward Violence” - a new action under the Take Back the Tech! campaign. “I Don't Forward Violence” calls on internet and mobile phone users to take...
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Katerina lives in Czech Republic and enjoys spending as much time possible in India.

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Editor picks from conversations on women & technology @ #CSW 55, Day 1 - Feb 22

Posted Wed 23 Feb 2011 - 10:52 | 6,370views
Katerina F. picks from the most interesting conversations on Twitter concerning women & rights & technology during the first day of the 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), taking place in New York. You can follow our tweets on section J of the Beijing Platform for Action and women's communication rights under the hashtags: #csw #genderit (or #genderitES for...
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Jac sm Kee is the Women's Rights Programme Manager with the Association for Progressive Communica

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On sexuality and wikileaks...

Posted Wed 16 Feb 2011 - 19:50 | 5,392views
This reflection was written by Jac sm Kee in December 2010, at the height of the Wikileaks' leak of diplomatic cables and the subsequent charge and arrest of Assange. Since much of the reflections and thoughts still stand, despite the case and incident having moved on since then, this is now republished as a blog post for Feminist Talk.
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"Sonia Randhawa is a member of GenderIT.org's pool of writer.

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When is a joke not a joke?

Posted Wed 1 Dec 2010 - 23:43 | 6,635views
When does making a joke in bad humour become a criminal act? In the UK, issues of privacy, freedom of expression and violence are being raised as Tweets are being made the basis for criminal action. Sonia Randhawa is intrigued, and concerned.
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"Sonia Randhawa is a member of GenderIT.org's pool of writer.

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Day 7 | 1 Dec - World AIDS Day | Sex & the internet - Defend our right to information!

Posted Wed 1 Dec 2010 - 01:56 | 4,965views
Sonia Randhawa takes a look at how search engines respond to clitoral pleasure, for the seventh daily action for Take Back the Tech!
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The author works as the national coordinator of a young feminist group called Si Jeunesse Savait.

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Challenging pornophobia and moral beliefs of Congolese media practitioners

Posted Tue 30 Nov 2010 - 21:09 | 8,130views
Francoise Mukuku reports on the online discussion around ICT and violence against women organized by Genderlinks as part of the 16 Days of Activism: "As my organization Si Jeunesse Savait is implementing a 2-year project on the topic, I felt like it was really the place to be today...But let me tell you that the debate between most of the people I met online today was really far from meeting my...
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Katerina lives in Czech Republic and enjoys spending as much time possible in India.

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View, Share, Respond! Every click really counts!

Posted Mon 29 Nov 2010 - 12:42 | 5,110views
This year, Take Back The Tech! calls for action to defend our right freedom of expression and information – the basic building blocks for us to be able to come together, organise for change, inform public debate, define culture, build safe spaces and end violence against women. How can we get at least 1 000 views and 1 000 comments from GenderIT.org's partners and readers to support most amazing...