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Moderate progress in gender parity and inclusion at the IGF between 2012-2013

Posted Mon 1 Sep 2014 - 19:18 | 3,378 views
APC summarised the contents of the Gender Report Card sections of the workshop reports from the Internet Governance Forum of 2012 in Azerbaijan, and the 2013 IGF in Indonesia.

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IGF 2012: Day two in room four

Posted Fri 23 Nov 2012 - 11:41 | 5,659 views
What I most value about the IGF is that thanks to its multi-stakeholder principle, it widens my perspective on pressing internet governance issues. However, all three sessions I attended on day two in room number four, while talking about human rights, failed to include women's right perspective. Women internet users are important stakeholder and it is evident that even after six years of...

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New mobile app for sexuality research pulled back over privacy concerns

Posted Tue 23 Oct 2012 - 10:28 | 3,887 views
Melissa Ditmore reflects on release and subsequent pulling back of new application designed to collect data on sexual activity by Kinsey Institute in the USA. She outlines privacy concerns raised and how these holes can jeopardize users data. She also makes a make a case how this app once privacy gaps are fixed can assist to document unwanted and often under-reported sexual experiences, such as...

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Anonymity, accountability and the public sphere

Posted Wed 16 May 2012 - 21:38 | 8,556 views
I found myself being confronted with the issue of anonymity and accountability in different ways at the AWID Forum. At the Feminist Tech Exchange (FTX) and Connect Your Rights events that took place just before the Forum, we discussed about the different and increasingly sophisticated ways that internet technologies have been used to erode any sense of anonymity online.

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Gay Girl in Damascus is actually Straight Man in Scotland

Posted Tue 21 Jun 2011 - 15:46 | 3,605 views
If you saw the headline you have no doubt already heard the news that Gay Girl in Damascus was totally a dude. I know, right?