Sonia Randhawa

"Sonia Randhawa is a member of GenderIT.org's pool of writer. She is a director of the Centre for Independent Journalism in Malaysia, a board member of feminist communications organisation ISIS-International Manila and a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne."

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Poverty and culture: Key barriers to education and training of women and girls in Cambodia

Posted Tue 15 Feb 2011 - 10:50 | 8,752 views
In this article, the director of End Child Prostitution, Abuse and Trafficking (ECPAT) Cambodia, Chanveasna Chin, speaks with GenderIT.org English editor Sonia Randhawa about the challenges facing women and girls in accessing education and training, particularly in technology.

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When is a joke not a joke?

Posted Wed 1 Dec 2010 - 23:43 | 5,387 views
When does making a joke in bad humour become a criminal act? In the UK, issues of privacy, freedom of expression and violence are being raised as Tweets are being made the basis for criminal action. Sonia Randhawa is intrigued, and concerned.

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Day 7 | 1 Dec - World AIDS Day | Sex & the internet - Defend our right to information!

Posted Wed 1 Dec 2010 - 01:56 | 3,973 views
Sonia Randhawa takes a look at how search engines respond to clitoral pleasure, for the seventh daily action for Take Back the Tech!

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Sexual rights, openness and regulatory systems

Posted Thu 7 Oct 2010 - 11:03 | 5,490 views
The summary of the 'Sexual rights, openness and regulatory systems' workshop co-organized by APC WNSP, Centre for Internet and Society and Alternative Law Forum at the Internet Governance Forum(IGF) in Vilnius, Lithuania on September 14 2010. T.Q. from the Lebanon EroTICs team speaks about the history of the local queer movement which correlates with the development of the internet in Lebanon....

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Gender in the online news: The 2010 GMMP

Posted Wed 6 Oct 2010 - 06:41 | 6,005 views
Since the 1995 conference in Beijing, the Global Media Monitoring Project has provided a snapshot of gender imbalances in the world's media, once every five years. This year, they expanded the coverage from the 'traditional' media to take a look at the internet. Unfortunately, their findings were not encouraging.

Pakistan: Jehan Ara talks on censorship, and intrusion into women's space (audio-short version)

Posted Tue 3 Aug 2010 - 03:06 | 3,503 views
GenderIT.org editor Sonia Randhawa interviews the president of the Pakistan Association of Software Houses for IT & ITES (P@SHA), Jehan Ara, about privacyi, ICTs and violence against women, touching on censorship, and intrusion into women's space by both the Statei and non-state actors - such as husbands, boyfriends, fathers and family.

Pakistan: Jehan Ara talks on censorship, and intrusion into women's space (audio, 23 mins)

Posted Mon 2 Aug 2010 - 02:16 | 6,293 views
GenderIT.org editor Sonia Randhawa interviews the president of the Pakistan Association of Software Houses for IT & ITES (P@SHA), Jehan Ara, about privacy, ICTs and violence against women, touching on censorship, and intrusion into women's space by both the State and non-state actors - such as husbands, boyfriends, fathers and family.

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Acceso al conocimiento en situaciones de emergencia: una mirada a la situación de Jordania y República Democrática del Congo

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 08:15 | 3,067 views
Así como lo muestran otros artículos de esta edición temática de GenderIT.org, el acceso al conocimiento salva vidas literalmente. Esto es particularmente cierto en situaciones de emergencia. Este artículo examina las muy diversas situaciones que enfrentan las mujeres en el Reino Hachemita de Jordania, donde el gobierno ha asumido expresamente el compromiso de situar al reino a la vanguardia del...

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Violence against women and ICTs in the Pacific Islands region: An overview

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:20 | 4,890 views
Sonia Randhawa interviews FemLINK Pacific coordinator Sharon Bhagwan-Rolls to get an overview of violence against women in the Pacific Islands region and to look at how ICTs are contributing to increasing the vulnerability of women and providing new forms of harassment and harm, while at the same time grassroots initiatives such as a mobile community radio station are helping to provide women...

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Access to Knowledge in Emergency situations: Looking at the situation in Jordan and in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:20 | 5,753 views
Sonia Randhawa interviewed with Lulu Mitshabu and Daoud Kuttab. Lulu Mitshabu is the Africa Programs Coordinator at Caritas Australia. A Congolese woman, she travels through Africa regularly and is responsible for their Congolese programme. Daoud Kuttab is president of AMARC Middle East and North Africa, and responsible for setting up Jordan's first community radio. He has recently been working...