erotics

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Transforming landscape of women's communication rights (video, 18mins)

Posted Mon 7 Mar 2011 - 16:29 | 5,887 views
Jac sm Kee talks about the Take Back The Tech! campaign, as well as introduces the Erotics - Exploratory Research on Sexuality and the Internet - project. Jac presents examples from Brazil, Lebanon, India and South Africa illustrating how the queer movement is using the internet for mobilising and for the exercise of sexual rights. She also explains how the Take Back The Tech! campaign connects...

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EROTICS: Exploratory research on sexuality and the internet - summary report

Posted Wed 16 Feb 2011 - 14:33 | 13,364 views
What is the value of the internet in the exercise of sexual rights? From 2008 to 2010, the EROTICS research sought to answer this question, aiming to bridge the gap between policy and legislative measures that regulate content and practice on the internet, and the actual lived practices, experiences and concerns of internet users in the exercise of their sexual rights. The summary report provides...

In depth

EroTICs: Sexuality and technology

Posted Tue 15 Feb 2011 - 14:21 | 7,956 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”.

Feminist talk

Challenging pornophobia and moral beliefs of Congolese media practitioners

Posted Tue 30 Nov 2010 - 21:09 | 7,773 views
Francoise Mukuku reports on the online discussion around ICT and violence against women organized by Genderlinks as part of the 16 Days of Activism: "As my organization Si Jeunesse Savait is implementing a 2-year project on the topic, I felt like it was really the place to be today...But let me tell you that the debate between most of the people I met online today was really far from meeting my...

In depth

Sexual rights, openness and regulatory systems

Posted Thu 7 Oct 2010 - 11:03 | 7,024 views
The summary of the 'Sexual rights, openness and regulatory systems' workshop co-organized by APC WNSP, Centre for Internet and Society and Alternative Law Forum at the Internet Governance Forum(IGF) in Vilnius, Lithuania on September 14 2010. T.Q. from the Lebanon EroTICs team speaks about the history of the local queer movement which correlates with the development of the internet in Lebanon....

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APC Brief on the Fifth Internet Governance Forum

Posted Tue 5 Oct 2010 - 12:16 | 4,625 views
The Internet Governance Forum is a platform for multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on internet governance, that emerged from the second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). In this document, APC presents in brief some of the most pressing issues to be debated in the IGF's fifth year of existence.

Feminist talk

Lebanon: Queering the internet

Posted Mon 27 Sep 2010 - 07:26 | 7,181 views
Lebanon EroTICs team report-back to the local Meem group (www.meemgroup.org) about the IGF. She reflects on strategy and queer history on the Internet: "Last week, I went to Vilnius, Lithuania to represent the Lebanon team of the Association for Progressive Communications (APC)’s Exploratory Research Project into Sexuality and the Internet (EroTICs) at the...

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Transcript of the Protecting women’s rights: Internet content from a gender perspective workshop@ IGF, 2010

Posted Tue 21 Sep 2010 - 11:26 | 7,039 views
The transcript of the 'Protecting women’s rights: Internet content from a gender perspective' workshop co-organized by APC WNSP and Council of Europe at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Vilnius, Lithuania on September 17, 2010. This workshop explored the importance of applying a gender perspective to internet content, discussions around harmful content and content regulation.

Feminist talk

dot gay: what are the implications?

Posted Fri 17 Sep 2010 - 06:32 | 46,969 views
It was in a dynamic coalition session on freedom of expression and freedom of the media on the internet that Schubert announced that the domain name, “dot gay” was in the pipeline. The domain name hopes to incorporate all lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer sites under one domain. Nyx looks at who is excluded, and the potential impact of a 'dot gay' domain on queer communities.

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Transcript of the 'Sexual rights, openness and regulatory systems' workshop @ IGF, Lithuania, 2010

Posted Tue 14 Sep 2010 - 14:16 | 7,958 views
The transcript of the 'Sexual rights, openness and regulatory systems' workshop co-organized by APC WNSP, Centre for Internet and Society and Alternative Law Forum at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Vilnius, Lithuania on September 14 2010. The workshop presented opinions from various stakeholders on the competing rights and interests on the topic of sexual rights and openness....