Anita Gurumurthy brings her keen interest about feminist theory and practice to her work at IT for Change. She has attempted to understand and interpret ideas around development and rights in the context of ICTs and network society through her work and her writings. When Anita gets a rare breather from her obsessive NGO life and hands-on mothering of self-willed teenage, twin daughters, she likes to cook, watch plays, indulge in Carnatic music and throw feminist addas.
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IT for Change held a consultation in 2017 on the various forms of gender based cyber violence that affects women in India. Here various researchers and speakers gathered to share their data, insight and questions on the kinds of online violence faced by women in different professions, strata and social locations - from vernacular journalists to students in colleges, rural and urban women. This...