2015 IGF: “Gender, technology and online VAW have been increasingly recognised as a human rights issue”

Between the belligerence of the “Gamer Gate” (the controversy regarding the last UN report on violence against women), and a very uncommon Stockholm Internet Forum who in its last session, focussed on gender issues, the context for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Joao Pessoa was a very interesting opportunity to see how gender would be addressed in the most important internet forum of the world.

Between the belligerence of the Gamer Gate (the controversy regarding the last UN report on violence against women – VAW), and a very uncommon Stockholm Internet Forum who in its last session, focussed on gender issues, the context for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Joao Pessoa was a very interesting opportunity to see how gender would be addressed in the most important internet forum of the world.

Despite all challenges, it’s satisfactory to see how gender, technology and online VAW have been increasingly recognised as a human rig

Feminist talk

read more


Source: Internet Governance ::: GenderIT.org
2015 IGF: “Gender, technology and online VAW have been increasingly recognised as a human rights issue”

2015 IGF: "Gender, technology and online VAW have been increasingly recognised as a human rights issue"
Tagged on:
Skip to toolbar