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Let’s talk about gender analysis in the LAC IGF

The APC Women’s Rightsi Programme attended the preparatory meeting prior to the Latin American Internet Governance Forum <sup class=”glossary-indicator” title=”The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a forum for multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on how the internet is run. It was set up at the end of 2005 by the United Nations Secretary-General following a resolution made by governments at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).

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Source: APC“>iheld in late August in Córdoba, Argentina. Attending were Erika Smith, Dafne Sabanes Plou, and Flavia Fascendini. The Spanish language editor of GenderIT.org<sup class=”glossary-indicator” title=”GenderIT.org is the APC Women’s Networking Support Programme’s bilingual (English and Spanish) gender and ICT policy monitor website. It maps the interconnections between women’s issues and ICT issues and is geared towards women’s organisations and movements as well as ICT decision-makers. The site features articles, resources, policy analysis, interviews, events and a who’s who in the gender and ICT policy field.

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Source: APC Annual Report 2006

“>i interviewed both feminists to analyse whether the internet governance<sup class=”glossary-indicator” title=”A working definition of internet governance is the development and application by governments, the private sector and civil society, in their respective roles, of shared principles, norms, rules, decision-making procedures, and programmes that shape the evolution and use of the internet.

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Source: Tunis Agenda for the Information Society“>i debate still marginalises gender <sup class=”glossary-indicator” title=”The term gender refers to culturally based expectations of the roles and behaviors of men and women. The term distinguishes the socially constructed from the biologically determined aspects of being male and female. Sex identifies the biological difference between men and women. Gender identifies the social relations between men and women. It therefore refers not to men and women but to the relationship between them, and the way this is socially constructed. Gender relations are contextually specific and often change in response to altering circumstances.

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Moser 1993:230, from Navigating Gender

“>iissues, or if they have truly become cross-cutting.

The APC Women’s Rights Programme attended the preparatory meeting prior to the Latin American Internet Governance Forum held in late August in Córdoba, Argentina. Attending were Erika Smith, Dafne Sabanes Plou, and Flavia Fascendini.

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Source: GenderIT.org ::: Internet Governance
Let’s talk about gender analysis in the LAC IGF

Let's talk about gender analysis in the LAC IGF
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