privacy and security

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South Africa: Violence against Women and ICT

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:38 | 9,844 views
Two key debates are examined in the paper by Shereen Essof: censorship versus freedom of expression and privacy versus surveillance. She looks at the practices of VAW in a country with the world's highest reported rate of femicide and where there is little understanding of the strategic use of ICTs to support combating VAW as well as recognizing new avenues for perpetrating violence against...

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EROTICS: An Exploratory Research on Sexuality & The Internet - Policy Review

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:38 | 7,637 views
This policy review is produced by Mabel Bianco and Andrea Mariño as part of the APC WNSP <a href="http://www.apc.org/en/projects/erotics-exploratory-research-project-sexuality-and" target="_blank">EROTICS: Exploratory Research on Sexuality and the Internet</a> project. This document is intended for the development of the EROTICS' research policy framework and...

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EROTICS: An Exploratory Research on Sexuality & The Internet - Literature Review

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:38 | 8,504 views
This literature review produced by Manjima Bhattacharjya and Maya Indira Ganesh is part of the APC WNSP <a href="http://www.apc.org/en/projects/erotics-exploratory-research-project-sexuality-and" target="_blank">EROTICS: Exploratory Research on Sexuality and the Internet</a> project. This document is intended for the development of the EROTICS' research...

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Take Back The Tech! Reclaiming ICT to end violence against women

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:37 | 5,666 views
Take Back The Tech! is a yearly 16-day campaign that aims to engage greater participation by all civil society, especially grrls and women ICT-users, to think about the issue of violence against women and ICT in diverse contexts and realities. By calling for all users to reclaim control over technology, the campaign is asking for the right to define, access, use and shape ICTs for its potential...

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Domestic Violence and Privacy Project

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:37 | 3,939 views
This site provides information on EPIC's domestic violence and privacy project.

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Gender and Electronic Privacy

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:37 | 4,430 views
This site is designed to elucidate types of privacy violations that have been used to exploit women in particular, including cyberstalking, pretexting, and video voyeurism. It focus on electronic privacy.

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Content Regulations From Gender and Development Perspectives: Some Thoughts & Suggestions for Next Steps

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 5,196 views
Mavic Cabrera-Balleza reflects upon the "Content regulations from gender and development perspective” panel organised by the Assocation of Progressive Communications, Women's Networking Support Programme (APC WNSP) at the first IGF held in Athens, Greece from 30 October to 02 November, 2006. The report highlights some of the important points raised in the discussions, and provides some...

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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 - 04:32 | 5,463 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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Communication Rights Are Women's Rights

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 4,416 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.

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Cultivating Violence Through Technology? Exploring the Connections between Internet Communication Technologies (ICT) and Violence Against Women (VAW)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 9,189 views
This 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 homes, sexual violence and women in conflict affected areas. It presents case studies, strategies and analysis...