violence against women

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

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:37 | 6,066 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 | 4,117 views
This site provides information on EPIC's domestic violence and privacy project.

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CyberStalked: Our Story

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:37 | 4,845 views
The story of Cynthia Armistead, the founder of the site Cyberstalked (<a href="http://www.cyberstalked.org" target="blank"> www.cyberstalked.org </a>). The site originally began as a place to refute the defamation spread about Cynthia and her family across the internet. In this story, Cynthia shares her and her daughter experiences of being target of online...

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Gender and Electronic Privacy

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:37 | 4,672 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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Online Harassment/Cyberstalking Statistics

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:37 | 6,791 views
Cyberstalking statistics collected by Working to Halt Online Abuse (WHOA), US based online safety organization, over the period of eight years, from 2000 till 2007. The data were gathered from survivors through the demographic questionnaire published on the WHOA web site at haltabuse.org . The released data are based on a total of 2,285 completed questionnaires. For example the data reveals...

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THE WORLD WIDE WEB OF DESIRE: Content Regulation on the Internet

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:37 | 7,003 views
This paper attempts to look at some of the paradoxes that emerge in content regulation discussions. It brings in feminist or gendered perspective, which provides different and varied understandings of “harmful content”, as well as opens the question of adequate representation of all voices in the content regulations debates.

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

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 5,409 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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Search history: Examining pornography on the internet

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 6,718 views
Namita Malhotra examines in this paper, the discourse of pornography in relation to the internet in India. She interrogates the Indian women's movements negotiation with issues around sexuality and censorship, as well as the various legislative, cultural, and ethical debates that intersect around this issue in recent years.

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The Online Safety Toolkit

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 6,459 views
The BC Rural Women’s Network, sponsored by the Vernon Women’s Centre Society, developed this online safety toolkit addressing Online Safety for Women. This toolkit has information that addresses women’s safety when using the internet and email communications.

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The Use of New Communication and Information Technologies for the Sexual Exploitation of Women and Children

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 5,640 views
This paper written by Donna Hughes and published in the Hastings Women's Law Journal, 2002, examines how different forms of ICT, including peer-to-peer servers and streaming video, are used to sexually exploit women and children.