violence against women

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Violence against women online: What next steps intermediaries should take

Posted Thu 8 Jan 2015 - 20:59 | 10,070 views
In the response to abuse and threats that women face, are the technology big names like Facebook, Twitter and others taking tangible steps? In this article, GenderIT.org collaborator Rafia Shaikh explores the most outstanding points from a new research report developed by Rima Athar for the APC’s “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” project on Improving Corporate Policies, which talks...

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End violence: Case studies from the Philippines

Posted Mon 22 Dec 2014 - 09:44 | 5,927 views
These case summaries are based on in-depth case studies mapping women’s experiences of technology-related VAW and their attempts to access justice either through domestic legal remedy or corporate grievance mechanisms. The original case studies from the Philippines were documented by country researchers from the project partner Foundation for Media Alternatives between November 2013 and April...

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End violence: Case studies from Pakistan

Posted Mon 22 Dec 2014 - 09:41 | 5,427 views
These case summaries are based on in-depth case studies mapping women’s experiences of technology-related VAW and their attempts to access justice either through domestic legal remedy or corporate grievance mechanisms. The original case studies from Pakistan were documented by country researchers from the project partner Bytes for All Pakistan between November 2013 and April 2014 and the...

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End violence: Case studies from Kenya

Posted Mon 22 Dec 2014 - 09:21 | 6,541 views
These case summaries are based on in-depth case studies mapping women’s experiences of technology-related VAW and their attempts to access justice either through domestic legal remedy or corporate grievance mechanisms. The original case studies from Kenya were documented by country researchers from the project partner International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) Kenya...

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End violence: Case studies from Colombia

Posted Mon 22 Dec 2014 - 09:15 | 4,534 views
These case summaries are based on in-depth case studies mapping women’s experiences of technology-related VAW and their attempts to access justice either through domestic legal remedy or corporate grievance mechanisms. The original case studies from Colombia were documented by country researchers from the project partner Colnodo between November 2013 and April 2014 and the summaries were prepared...

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End violence: Case studies from Bosnia and Herzegovina

Posted Mon 22 Dec 2014 - 09:03 | 5,185 views
These case summaries are based on in-depth case studies mapping women’s experiences of technology-related VAW and their attempts to access justice either through domestic legal remedy or corporate grievance mechanisms. The original case studies from Bosnia and Herzegovina were documented by country researchers from the project partner OneWorldSEE between November 2013 and April 2014 and the...

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Apps by and for women

Posted Fri 12 Dec 2014 - 17:44 | 6,323 views
Programming and creating our own applications or apps is about understanding programming codes, taking control and adapting invisible mechanisms. We need to appropriate technical language and create instruments suited to our needs. In this article, Florencia Goldsman shares the cases of two apps that show how technology can be made by and for women.

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Highlights on tech-related violence against women in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mexico and the Philippines

Posted Fri 12 Dec 2014 - 17:17 | 3,538 views
APC's "End violence: Women's rights and safety online" project has achieved several milestones in the last few years, through the engagement of seven country partners who have explored the dynamics of tech-related violence against women (VAW) in their local contexts, and worked with different stakeholders in the process. 2014 opened up new possibilities and challenges for partners, and APCNews...

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10 tips for challenging internet-based gender-discrimination and online harassment against women and girls

Posted Wed 10 Dec 2014 - 20:58 | 3,902 views
If you know how to use the technology, you can avoid becoming a victim. Before speaking out, it is important to take your time to understand the way the internet works.

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Protecting the right to freedom of expression: Strategies of survivors of tech-related violence against women

Posted Mon 8 Dec 2014 - 21:06 | 12,710 views
Tech-related violence against women hinders freedom of expression (FOE) as it creates an environment of fear, intimidation, violence, social isolation and impunity. This article written for GenderIT.org by Bianca Baldo explores the effects of tech-related VAW on women's rights to FOE, providing insight on human rights law, the different forms of tech-related VAW, the reasons behind it, the...