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[COLUMN] I want to be a Pokémon master

Posted Thu 13 Apr 2017 - 11:18 | 1,810 views
Pokémon exploded as a game that could be played on mobile phones in 2016. Of the many debates around it, Angélica Contreras explores the gendered aspect of videogames and how Pokémon struck a chord with many women in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and parts of Latin America. This article was originally written in Spanish, and is part of a column series that explores young women and their lives...

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The Architectures of Online Harassment (Part 1)

Posted Tue 21 Feb 2017 - 07:59 | 3,236 views
In this two part report on a workshop on thinking through online harassment, Maya Ganesh of Tactical Technology Collective teases out the nuances of how online harassment takes place, technologically and socially. The article looks at what troubles and concerns us about online harassment of women, and what could be the possible new directions opened up by using a design-thinking approach. Part 2...

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Coming Back to Tech

Posted Sun 2 Oct 2016 - 14:11 | 2,610 views
There are a growing number of resources to prevent and respond to many kinds of online harassment faced by women and marginalised people working as activists, human rights defenders or journalists. But what happens 'the day after' an attack? What happens after the more urgent crisis phase(s) of a campaign of harassment passes?

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The coalition condemns systematic digital harassment of Latin America&Caribbean Women’s Health Network

Posted Tue 15 Oct 2013 - 14:11 | 2,430 views
The Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRD IC) condemns the aggressive and systematic digital harassment of the Latin America and Caribbean Women’s Health Network (LACWHN).