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Violence Against Children in Cyberspace

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 3,429 views
This report is intended to augment the United Nations Study on Violence Against Children. Launched on 11 November 2005, the report examines forms of violence against children encountered through the internet and other forms of digital technologies, including "child pornography, 'live' online sexual abuse for paying customers, online sexual solicitation, cyber stalking and bullying...

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The Use of New Communication and Information Technologies for the Sexual Exploitation of Women and Children

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 3,992 views
This paper written by Donna Hughes and published in the Hastings Women's Law Journal, 2002, examines how different forms of ICT, including peer-to-peer servers and streaming video, are used to sexually exploit women and children.

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Gender in the information Society: Emerging issues

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 2,843 views
This publication is a collection of 13 papers developed for a pre-World Summit on the Information Society seminar, produced by UNDP-APDIP in partnership with UNIFEM and IT for Change. It showcases perspectives that critique the engagement with new technologies in various development sectors such as the governance, media and work.

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Do Not Look at Porn...

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 5,144 views
The video presents different perspectives on pornography in the context of internet and other media. This presentation was prepared for the panel “Content regulations from gender and development perspective” organized by APC WNSP during the first Internet Governance Forum (Athens, October 2006).

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Father's Rights Groups & the Backlash Against Feminists in the Online World

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 3,115 views
The document analyses the thin line between free speech and open hate, particularly in the Internet. It explores the organized backlash to feminism among men that has increasingly made itself visible in Canada and among most Western capitalist countries.

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Women and Media: International Perspectives

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:33 | 3,515 views
<em><br /> <br />Women and Media: International Perspectives</em> brings together eight international scholars to explore key issues of the gender-media relation, from an analysis of news media's coverage of women politicians, to the<br /> <br />marketing of 'girl power', to strategizing for equality in newsrooms.

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MEDIA BRIEF: Cultivating Violence Through Technology? Exploring the Connections between Internet Communication Technologies and Violence Against Women

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 4,037 views
This brief is a condensed version of the issue paper with the same title written by Jac sm Kee for APC WNSP. The paper explores the connection between new information communication technologies (ICTs) and violence against women (VAW). From the perspective of representation and rapid dissemination of information and communication enabled through ICTs, the paper looks at domestic violence in the...

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Access Denied: The Impact of Internet Filtering Software on the Lesbian and Gay [version 2.0.]

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 4,039 views
A survey of how internet filtering software, and ratings systems affect the lesbian and gay community. "Access Denied" contains sections analysing the legal, political and social implications of enforced invisibility on the web. It also includes testimonials from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, who are those most directly affected by the lack of access to important...

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The Media Freedom Internet Cookbook

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,373 views
The Media Freedom Internet Cookbook offers recommendations and best practices, the results from the 2004 Amsterdam Internet Conference of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media. Among others, it looks at "The Role of Filtering Software in Internet Content Regulation", and documenting the number of cases how the filters censor websites, and educational materials regarding AIDS...

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Communication Rights Are Women's Rights

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,842 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.