Mapping research on gender and digital technology

Posted Tue 3 Jul 2018 - 08:04 | 3,254 views

The emerging sub-field of research around gender and digital technology is united in its understanding that gender biases and stereotypes are embedded in technology, and that this reproduces the existing problems around gender parity, gender-based violence, discrimination and exclusion on the internet. This report is a mapping of the research around gender and digital technology in the decade…

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“This is a Zionist Model”: Atrocities Propaganda Is Another Weapon in Israel’s Genocide Kit Against Palestine

Posted Wed 3 Apr 2024 - 15:13 | 84 views

GenderIT, along with Noor and Take Back The Tech, organised a discussion with six Palestinian feminist activists, researchers, academics and content creators to discuss how Israel weaponises gendered disinformation and atrocities propaganda to continue its genocide in Palestine.

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Liberation of Palestine: Technoscience for harm or healing

Posted Mon 11 Mar 2024 - 18:43 | 185 views

The increased use of generative AI, where impresses the masses, it also raises ethical questions when applied to sensitive political contexts. Kira Xonorika explores how this technology is being used in imagining a free Palestine that gives a sense of hope, but also in contexts that promotes oppressors' propaganda.

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WEBINAR - Palestinian feminist voices: Atrocities propaganda and gendered disinformation

Posted Mon 11 Mar 2024 - 12:15 | 36 views

Take Back The Tech, NOOR and GenderIT invite you to a conversation with Palestinian activists, content creators, researchers and organisers to discuss how Israel's propaganda machinery works to discredit Palestinian feminist voices and weaponises atrocities against the victims of its warcrimes.

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"This attack has brought all human rights frameworks into question.” Experts speak about genocide and the internet in Gaza

Posted Fri 5 Jan 2024 - 17:48 | 47 views

On 11 December 2023, 7amleh, SMEX and APC hosted a webinar to commemorate Human Rights Day and to shed light on the ongoing violations by Israel that are affecting civil society organisations, the internet and communications infrastructure in Gaza and internet spaces in general. 

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Whenever I Stand, I Stand With Palestine: Young Palestinians Are Risking Their Lives To Dismantle Israeli Propaganda

Posted Thu 23 Nov 2023 - 10:42 | 169 views

Israeli occupation forces are constantly targeting Palestinian journalists in attempts to stop them from reporting the on-ground realities of Gaza as the Israel indiscriminately attacks children and adults in the Strip. But some journalists are continuing to report, risking their own safety for their land and for a #FreePalestine

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Meta Is Silencing Genocide

Posted Tue 14 Nov 2023 - 07:31 | 457 views

Meta claims that it respects people's freedom of expression, but has historically been intentionally silencing Palestinian voices and those standing for Palestine. So how do we hold it accountable?

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[STATEMENT] APC condemns violence against Palestinians and demands protection of human rights for all

Posted Thu 19 Oct 2023 - 09:50 | 44 views

APC condemns the violent attacks targeting Palestinian territories, and stands with all the citizens of Palestine who have been experiencing settler colonialism, genocide, structural violence and grave human rights violations, today and throughout the last 75 years.

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[STATEMENT] Civil Society Organizations' Call for Tech Companies to Respect Palestinian Digital Rights in Times of Crisis

Posted Mon 16 Oct 2023 - 11:23 | 112 views

A collective of human rights and civil society organizations publish a statement urging tech companies to immediately take strict measures to protect Palestinians from harm as disinformation and hate speech rise on their platforms in light of the escalating events in the region.

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Online GBV in Palestine means losing out on women's participation

Posted Mon 11 Jun 2018 - 07:37 | 11,755 views
In recent times there has been a dramatic increase in the use of internet and social media by Palestinians. In this context there is also a rising wave of online gender-based violence that leads to intimidation of women and self-censorship, which means that often women are withdrawing from social media platforms that are an arena of political and social confrontation against the Israeli…