In depth

Women and Philippine Media: At the Fringes of Freedom

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:20 | 9,859 views
Where are women located in the struggle for freedoms to express, create and disseminate information through ICTs as media? Censorship comes in multiple forms in the Philippines. The country has one of the highest counts of media practitioners who are killed in the course of their work in the region. Yet, it retains a conflicting standing as one of the open media landscape in South East Asia....


Women's human rights: violence against women, pornography and ICTs

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 5,205 views
The position paper presented by Jac sm Kee from APC WNSP at Women Claiming The Information Society (WOCTIS), 11 September 2005, Berlin, examined the relationship between violence against women and information societies, using the recent debate about '.xxx' as a site for examination.

Feminist talk

From the “J” spot to the cru"X" of the matter

Posted Tue 30 Mar 2010 - 15:40 | 6,552 views
Where is women's "J" spot? asks Jan Moolman, making a play on the word "G-spot", in reference to Maria Suárez's (Radio FIRE) analysis of why Section J was not a priority issue at the 10-year review of the Platform for Action of the Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing + 10). Moolman, in agreement with Suárez, used the word "ghetto" to emphasise that media issues and ICTs (information and...