South East Asia

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16x16: Malaysia

Posted Tue 3 Aug 2010 - 17:23 | 7,511 views
In 16 slides x 16 seconds, Take Back The Tech! presentation narrates the story of how violence against women and ICTs links together in Malaysia. The presentation builds on the paper Malaysia: Violence against Women and Information Communication that , provides a snapshot and baseline on the law and policy in these two areas. The paper is part of the APC WNSP project 'MDG3: Take Back the...

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Cambodia: Violence against Women and Information Communication Technologies

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:38 | 9,653 views
Chim Manavy examines how growth of the internet is pushing the limits of a society's attitudes towards acceptable media images, through exploitative use of images taken for private consumption. Technology is moving across boundaries faster than the law can address. At the same time, ICT use in general, much less awareness of how ICTs can be strategically used to combat violence against women...

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Malaysia: Violence against Women and Information Communication Technologies

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:38 | 9,514 views
Jac SM Kee and Sonia Randhawa highlight forms of VAW that have received recognition in Malaysia and provide the context of ICT development and national policy objectives in this paper. It is not an exhaustive assessment of the current state of VAW, but rather aims to surface some of the interconnections between ICT issues and VAW and areas of potential opportunities for advocacy, as well as...

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Mainstreaming Gender Issues in ICT Policy Development - Draft

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 3,157 views
This is a draft copy of a research conducted by FMA to look into gender mainstreaming efforts in ICT policy development. in the Philippines. In particular, Section 4 of the research is culled to demonstrate and examine ICT policy in the current Philippines context, with attention to the inclusion of gender within its processes.

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Communication Rights Are Women's Rights

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 4,029 views
The Foundation for Media Alternative's statement in conjunction with International Women's Day, 2006, calls for four specific measures needed to recognize communication rights as women's rights.

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Malaysian gov't must review laws to free media and information

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,342 views
The paper outlines various discriminatory practices that have been faced from the laws on media and communications in Malaysia, as compelling reasons why the legislations must be reformed.

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The International Sex Trade and the Internet: Partners in Crime

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,535 views
The module explores the symbiotic relationship between the Internet and the international sex industry, the laws and regulations relating to it, and the ways how groups and communities have been using technology to combat trafficking and explore options for and objections to regulating the Web's content.

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Gender and ICT in the Philippines: A Proposed Policy Framework

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 3,800 views
This paper seeks to recommend a policy framework that will address the goal of mobilising ICT to advance gender equality and women's empowerment.

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National ICT policy and gender equality, Regional perspective: Asia

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 3,174 views
The paper compares national policy in a range of issues including universal access, e-governance, trafficking of women, pornography, censoreship, cybercrime and ICTs as a public good.