Locating gender at the Internet Governance Forum 2015

For nine years, feminist activists struggled to bring gender issues out of the peripheries at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF). The 2015 IGF which took place in Joao Pessoa, Brazil, proved that the link between gender and internet governance is being more and more recognised. Women accounted for 38% of onsite participants. Gender, women’s and sexual rights was mentioned in at least 15 workshops on the agenda. One of the six Best Practice Forums, which seeks to produce more concrete outcomes on topical issues, focused on countering abuse of women online.

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Source: Internet Governance ::: GenderIT.org
Locating gender at the Internet Governance Forum 2015

Locating gender at the Internet Governance Forum 2015
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