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Feminist Tech Exchange - using technology in activism on women's rights (video, 15mins)

Posted Mon 7 Mar 2011 - 15:03 | 5,748 views
Dafne Plou presents on how dozens of Feminist Technology Exchanges - a series of capacity building workshops - are building the skills of women's rights organisations to use information and communication technologies in campaigning, monitoring and documentation to end violence against women. This presentation was part of the "Take Back The Tech! Reclaiming technology for women's...

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Editor picks from conversations on women & technology @ #CSW 55, Day 4&5 - Feb 25/26

Posted Mon 28 Feb 2011 - 13:24 | 4,000 views
Katerina F. picks from the most interesting conversations on Twitter concerning women & rights & technology during the fourth and fifths day of the 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), taking place in New York. You can follow our tweets on section J of the Beijing Platform for Action and women's communication rights under the hashtags: #csw #genderit (or #...

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I don't forward violence

Posted Fri 25 Feb 2011 - 13:11 | 3,881 views
How many times have you received a forwarded message that contains photographs or a video of someone being violated or humiliated? What do you do with it? The action “I Don't Forward Violence” calls on internet and mobile phone users to take action to create an online and offline culture that does not tolerate misogynist or violent images of women and girls. It was launched by APC WNSP in...

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On UN women, theme framing, buzz words and rockstars...

Posted Thu 24 Feb 2011 - 05:51 | 9,870 views
Jac sm Kee reports on her second day at the 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York. She posts about the connectivity irony, her doubts about the framing of this year's theme, the opening session, Michelle Bachelet's - UN Women Executive Director - introductory speech, women's empowerment principles developed in consultation with the private sector and Abigail Disney's...

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Informal check in from 'the land of the free'

Posted Thu 24 Feb 2011 - 05:12 | 4,117 views
Jac sm Kee arrives to a cold and expensive New York for the 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women. She reports on her first impressions.

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Join the 'Take Back the Tech!: Reclaiming Technology for Women's Rights' panel debate @ CSW 2011

Posted Wed 23 Feb 2011 - 14:00 | 3,415 views
On Friday 25 February, join the Association for Progressive Communications Women's Networking Support Programme in a panel discussion - 'Take Back the Tech!: Reclaiming Technology for Women's Rights'. The APC WNSP will also be launching “I Don't Forward Violence” - a new action under the Take Back the Tech! campaign. “I Don't Forward Violence” calls on internet and mobile phone users to take...

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Editor picks from conversations on women & technology @ #CSW 55, Day 1 - Feb 22

Posted Wed 23 Feb 2011 - 10:52 | 4,932 views
Katerina F. picks from the most interesting conversations on Twitter concerning women & rights & technology during the first day of the 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), taking place in New York. You can follow our tweets on section J of the Beijing Platform for Action and women's communication rights under the hashtags: #csw #genderit (or #genderitES for...

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EroTICs: Sexuality and technology

Posted Tue 15 Feb 2011 - 14:21 | 6,598 views
Sonia Randhawa and Jac sm Kee explore the links between sexuality and the theme of this year’s Commission on the Status of Women meeting, “Access and participation of women and girls in education, training, science and technology, including for the promotion of women’s equal access to full employment and decent work”.

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

Posted Tue 15 Feb 2011 - 12:31 | 8,838 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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Technologies for transformation : combating violence against women in the Congo

Posted Tue 15 Feb 2011 - 11:41 | 10,543 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...