Video: Talking about Section J - Girls and Social Media
Rosemary Okello from the African Woman and Child Feature Service talks go Jan Moolman about how social media is changing the way girls and young women see and use media in Africa
I'm at the UN building in New York attending the 54th CSW and have just uploaded two videos to my online account. It took 3 minutes to upload. The videos share the impressions of two women's rights activists working in and with media about what is happening with Section J at the CSW. They took four minutes to record. So, in seven minutes I was able to get quotes from women who spoke with...
Video: Talking about section J - Opening Panel
Video interview: There were five speakers in the opening panel and only one of them were women. There was almost no mention to ICTs. Lalaine Viado, part of the APC team in New York, summarises main issues of the conference's opening panel.
BPA is a teen-er
The Beijing Platform for Action (BPA) is 15 years old and a global review of the progress of its implementation will be held at the 54th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) on 1-12 March 2010 at the UN Headquarters in New York City. The global review will focus on the link between the BPA implementation and the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the outcome...
I wonder if we will find women’s “J” spot at the Beijing +15 review…
In the article to which the ‘“J” spot’ refers, Maria Suarez explored why Section J was not a priority issue during the Beijing +10 review. Five years later, can we claim that it has happened? Or do circular ‘development’ debates continue to perpetuate the false dichotomy between ‘hard issues' such as access to water and housing and ‘soft issues’ including women’s rights to own, access, use and...
Questions raised - VAW & ICTs: global policy processes
These are the questions raised at the mailing list discussion for the theme: "VAW & ICTs: Global Policy Processes". We hope for further engagement and responses to them from the users of this space (Feminist Talk).