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Kateřina Fialová

Katerina lives in Czech Republic and enjoys spending as much time possible in India. Likes singing in a choir and practicing yoga every early morning. She is the GenderIT.org coordinator and loves her job.

Danger and opportunity. ICTs and Women's human rights defenders

Posted Tue 13 Sep 2011 - 23:38 | 11,463 views
This edition of GenderIT.org is dedicated to women human rights defenders. Those working on women's and sexual rights often face challenges not only in the public space, but in their personal space, from their family and partners, as well. In this edition, we examine what new dimension brings ICTs into this struggle, how they are used to mobilize around women's and sexual rights, and the risks...

Editorial

Internet rights are women's rights!

Posted Tue 13 Sep 2011 - 15:02 | 6,729 views
A couple of years ago I stumbled across GenderIT.org while browsing the web for information about women's rights, human rights defenders and the internet. I was hooked, but I never thought that I would be invited to write an editorial.
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EROTICS: Sex, rights, and the net - part 2

Posted Tue 9 Aug 2011 - 17:42 | 5,644 views
After 3 years of interrogation into the politics of sexuality and the internet, the EROTICS research is out! This second part of the GenderIT.org edition 'EroTICs: Sex, rights, and the net' publish the full research findings...

Editorial

Some reflections on erotica and internet: the feminist perspective

Posted Mon 8 Aug 2011 - 22:14 | 5,855 views
Mabel Bianco accounts what the experience of researching and examining issues of sexuality in the internet mean to her and her organization - the Foundation for Study and Research on Women (FEIM): " Personally, I have always worked, studied, researched and written on sexuality, especially in women from childhood to old age, but regarding the effect on their...
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Feminist talk

EroTICs researchers debate the net and sexuality 2.0. in Madrid

Posted Mon 4 Jul 2011 - 18:25 | 4,078 views
The EroTICs researchers from Brazil, India, South Africa and the USA will be presenting their groundbreaking research on sexuality and the Internet in Madrid at the VIII International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society Conference on July 9.

EROTICS: Sex, rights, and the net - part 1

Posted Wed 29 Jun 2011 - 17:42 | 7,868 views
In 2008 the APC Women's Programme began a two and a half year research project looking into the role of sexuality online. The study, called Exploratory Research on Sexuality and ICTs -- or "EroTICs" -- looked at the experiences of a diversity of users, primarily women and girls of different ages, classes, sexual orientations and identities. Research was conducted in five countries: Brazil, India...

Feminist talk

Internet regulations can benefit from cross-sectoral conversations, says Marina Maria at the Human Rights Council

Posted Wed 8 Jun 2011 - 17:14 | 3,504 views
Marina Maria, a member of the Brazil EroTICs research team, was one of the panellists of the 'Internet rights are human rights' event co-organized by the APC with the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs at the Human Rights Council’s 17th session in Geneva on June 3. Due to time limitations, she was not able to present her paper in full at the event. GenderIT.org is publishing her complete...

Feminist talk

Naomi Wolf's interesting take on a recent storm of high-profile sexual scandals

Posted Mon 6 Jun 2011 - 15:52 | 3,029 views
In the article Sex and Surveillance published by Aljazeera , Naomi Wolf gives her own interesting take on a recent storm of sexual scandals involving public figures, such as the head of the International Monetary Fund Dominique Strauss-Kahn and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, and raises some interesting points and questions.

Feminist talk

Let's continue the debate: 'Internet rights are human rights' panel's video recording

Posted Fri 3 Jun 2011 - 15:00 | 3,646 views
The video recording of excellent panel on freedom of expression and the internet organized by the APC in cooperation with the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs at the Human Rights Council’s 17th session in Geneva on 3 June, is now available online http://media.lscube.org/view?what=/APC/apc_2011_06_03.mpg. Let's keep dialog...

Feminist talk

APC co-organises event on the internet at the Human Rights Council’s 17th session

Posted Tue 31 May 2011 - 14:41 | 3,170 views
as part of APC’s Connect your rights! campaign, with the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs at the Human Rights Council’s 17th session in Geneva on 3 June, 13:00 to 15:00, room XXV, Palais des Nations. Remote participation will be available. The panel will also focus on the specific impacts of freedom of expression and freedom of association on women’s and sexual rights.