This breakthrough study carried out in Brazil, India, Lebanon, South Africa & USA looks at how the internet plays host to critical information about sex education, health, fighting sex discrimination and defining one’s own sexuality. It debunks the commonly-held view
IT for Change was commissioned by BRIDGE, IDS in 2013 to prepare a policy brief on Gender and ICTs for DFID. The final policy brief, submitted in February 2014, provides a broad brush-stroke analysis of the depth and breadth of
17 September 2010 By Nyx McLean Source: GenderIT.org It was in a dynamic coalition session on freedom of expression and freedom of the media on the internet that Schubert announced that the domain name, “dot gay” was in the pipeline.
An infographic highlights the preliminary results from APC’s global survey on usage, risks, and navigation of internet regulation by sexual rights activists. Read more on the survey findings here.
Trainer’s Notes – Gender, sexuality and access to rights exercise. Who would be placed under greater surveillance? How does this impact on ACCESS and use? Exercise objective: To show how our ‘gender’ and ‘sexuality’ position gives us differential
by Avri Doria Download the women’s rights, gender and internet governance paper here. Written specifically to frame to discussions of the gigX, this issue paper focuses on the question of the degree to which gender and women’s rights feature in
This module takes an introductory look at sexual rights in the context of the internet and ICTs. It begins by defining key concepts within sexual rights, and how they have been recognized within international human rights law. The module then
The module centres around the 15 Feminist Principles of the Internet 1 that were developed by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and a group of international activists, researchers and scholars at a Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and the
15 September 2014 By Rafia Shaikh Source: GenderIT.org Since the Edward Snowden saga, a lot of focus has been geared towards individual privacy rights and ultimately to the fight against mass surveillance. In this ongoing attempt to create a
By (APC), June 2015 Today at the Human Rights Council, APC together with the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission and the International Lesbian and Gay Association delivered a joint statement highlighting the importance of encryption and anonymity for