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Indepth features analytical articles that are meant to inform readers about perspectives, issues and debates around certain topics relevant to gender, technology and ICT policy. This is the place for articles that provide an informed, well-reasoned feminist perspective, with a strong focus on the global South.

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"Sonia Randhawa is a member of GenderIT.org's pool of writer.

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Gender Evaluation Methodology: Helping assess the gender impact of development work

Posted Tue 15 Feb 2011 - 12:31 | 8,676 views
“How exactly GEM can influence the discourse at the CSW, I think it is really to challenge the notion of development, or at least how governments understand it. “ The APC’s Angela Kuga Thas speaks with GenderIT.org editor about the Gender Evaluation Methodology, what it is and the value it adds to grassroots work on gender and ICTs.
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SelinaMudavanhu

Selina Linda Mudavanhu works for the African Gender Institute at the University of Cape Town.

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Technologies for transformation : combating violence against women in the Congo

Posted Tue 15 Feb 2011 - 11:41 | 10,245 views
The work of the APC WNSP with organisations in Congo provides invaluable real life experiences that can be useful in discussions at international forums like the upcoming fifty-fifth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) whose theme this year is women, technology and education, according to Selina L Mudavanhu. She examines projects under the MDG3 Take Back the Tech! small grants...
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"Sonia Randhawa is a member of GenderIT.org's pool of writer.

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Poverty and culture: Key barriers to education and training of women and girls in Cambodia

Posted Tue 15 Feb 2011 - 10:50 | 8,606 views
In this article, the director of End Child Prostitution, Abuse and Trafficking (ECPAT) Cambodia, Chanveasna Chin, speaks with GenderIT.org English editor Sonia Randhawa about the challenges facing women and girls in accessing education and training, particularly in technology.
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Flavia Fascendini vive en una ciudad en el interior de Argentina y es directora de comunicaciones

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Science and technology in Latin America: women breaking the glass ceiling

Posted Tue 15 Feb 2011 - 10:12 | 6,989 views
Latin American women are attaining good levels of education and training for the labour market, including knowledge of ICTs, but APC WNSP regional coordinator, Dafne Sabanes Plou acknowledges that digital inclusion as a factor in economic progress is just beginning to appear on the regional horizon and that gender equity is still sidelined from ICT policy discussions. She speaks to GenderIT.org...
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Katerina lives in Czech Republic and enjoys spending as much time possible in India.

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Fatimata Seye Sylla: Not to have others speaking for us (video)

Posted Thu 7 Oct 2010 - 14:17 | 5,892 views
Fatimata Seye Sylla is a key figure in the Senegalese internet community. She worked for ten years within the Senegalese government, and for nine years in the private sector. She conducted the first national project to introduce ICT in the educational system. Fatimata shares with GenderIT.org why she came to Vilnius and what the IGF means to her personally and to women's rights.
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"Sonia Randhawa is a member of GenderIT.org's pool of writer.

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Sexual rights, openness and regulatory systems

Posted Thu 7 Oct 2010 - 12:03 | 5,386 views
The summary of the 'Sexual rights, openness and regulatory systems' workshop co-organized by APC WNSP, Centre for Internet and Society and Alternative Law Forum at the Internet Governance Forum(IGF) in Vilnius, Lithuania on September 14 2010. T.Q. from the Lebanon EroTICs team speaks about the history of the local queer movement which correlates with the development of the internet in Lebanon....
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Flavia Fascendini vive en una ciudad en el interior de Argentina y es directora de comunicaciones

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Latin America in the run-up to the IGF: global and regional synergy

Posted Thu 7 Oct 2010 - 11:11 | 5,173 views
The Association for Progressive Communications (APC), NUPEF and the Registry of Internet Domain Names for Latin America and the Caribbean sponsored the Third Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), held in Ecuador in early August 2010. How might this regional meeting and the IGF impact each other? What recommendations and concerns emerged from the regional process?...
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Marina Maria

Marina Maria es integrante del equipo de investigación brasilero del proyecto EROTICS.

Nurani Nimpuno: "it's been an increase of women participating" (audio)

Posted Tue 14 Sep 2010 - 22:20 | 5,631 views
Marina Maria from the APC's EroTICs team chats with Nurani Nimpuno, the IGF's MAG (the Multistakeholder Advisory Group) member from Sweden about the effort to improve gender balance at the Internet Governance Forum.
The MAG purpose is to assist the Secretary General in convening the Internet Governance Forums. The MAG comprises of 56 Members from governments, the private sector and civil...
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APC is both a network and an organisation.

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Internet Governance Issues on Sexuality and Women's Rights

Posted Fri 10 Sep 2010 - 01:11 | 11,863 views
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) has been a challenging space for both women's rights advocates and for broader constituencies engaged in advocacy for gender equality and sexuality related rights. In the fifth and final year of its mandate, women's rights are still being dwarfed as a critical issue to be debated in this arena, while sexuality issues, although present, are not seen as a matter...
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"Sonia Randhawa is a member of GenderIT.org's pool of writer.

Pakistan: Jehan Ara talks on censorship, and intrusion into women's space (audio-short version)

Posted Tue 3 Aug 2010 - 04:06 | 3,441 views
GenderIT.org editor Sonia Randhawa interviews the president of the Pakistan Association of Software Houses for IT & ITES (P@SHA), Jehan Ara, about privacyi, ICTs and violence against women, touching on censorship, and intrusion into women's space by both the Statei and non-state actors - such as husbands, boyfriends, fathers and family.