violence against women

CSW59: Reprioritising Section J of the Beijing Platform for Action

Posted Fri 6 Mar 2015 - 15:12 | 3,838 views
From 9 to 20 March 2015, women's rights advocates and organisations have gathered along with member states at the United Nations Headquarters in New York for the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59), to review progress made in the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of women.

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From impunity to justice: Domestic legal remedies for cases of technology-related violence against women - Summary

Posted Tue 3 Mar 2015 - 17:57 | 6,017 views
This is a summary of the research report “From impunity to justice: Domestic legal remedies for cases of technology-related violence <br />against women”, by the Women’s Legal and Human Rights Bureau. This summary was prepared by Richa Kaul Padte.

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From impunity to justice: Exploring corporate and legal remedies for technology-related violence against women

Posted Mon 2 Mar 2015 - 13:49 | 13,413 views
A new series of reports by the Association for Progressive Communications presents findings from a multi-country research project on technology-related violence against women (VAW). The research – which reveals a lack of access to justice for survivors – highlights the voices and experiences of women who have faced technology-related VAW and sought justice through state agencies and internet...

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From impunity to justice: Improving corporate policies to end technology-related violence against women - Summary

Posted Wed 25 Feb 2015 - 13:36 | 6,798 views
The present report explores women’s experiences of and demands for corporate accountability in cases of technology-related violence against women (VAW) as highlighted by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) seven-country research initiative, “End violence: Women's rights and safety online”, conducted in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC...

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End violence: Case studies from Democratic Republic of Congo

Posted Mon 16 Feb 2015 - 14:43 | 5,473 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 Democratic Republic of Congo were developed by country researchers from the project partner Si Jeunesse Savait and the summaries were prepared by...

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A selection of tweets on how to make crowdmaps effectual for mapping violence against women

Posted Mon 16 Feb 2015 - 09:07 | 3,234 views
Check out this amazing selection of tweets by Rohini Lakshané on crowsourced mapping of violence against women and how to make them more effectual.

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End violence: Case studies from Mexico

Posted Thu 12 Feb 2015 - 12:23 | 6,261 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 Mexico were documented by the APC project associate in Mexico between November 2013 and April 2014 and the summaries were prepared by Richa Kaul...

Exploring remedies for technology-based violence against women

Posted Fri 16 Jan 2015 - 23:25 | 4,541 views
In this GenderIT.org edition, our collaborators take a moment to reflect and celebrate. They celebrate the great Take Back the Tech! campaign developed in late 2014 that for 16 days brought together women from around the world to reclaim their right to expression online. They also reflect on the first load of findings from the “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” project research...
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Editorial

How doing the research became a game-changer for me

Posted Mon 12 Jan 2015 - 03:30 | 7,058 views
It is an honour for me to introduce this edition of GenderIT.org. This particular issue brings together articles on some of the most important aspects of technology-driven violence against women, hitherto not well understood by the general public, governments or institutions. Much of the material in this issue draws on extensive research conducted by the Association for Progressive Communications...

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Building women’s access to justice: Technology-related VAW in law and corporate policy

Posted Sat 10 Jan 2015 - 16:25 | 6,671 views
This article is based on the issue paper written by Namita Maholtra as part of the APC "End violence: Women´s rights and safety online” project entitled "Good questions on technology-related violence", and on a strong alliance with partners in seven countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Mexico, Pakistan and the Philippines. Looking at tech-related...