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Occupying Streets to Reclaim Online Spaces

Outside Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, corner of Miriam Makeba and President streets, Newton, Zimbabwe

Women’sNet invites you to a day filled with activities to reclaim Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) back by occupying Miriam Makeba Street and setting up an outdoor internet cafe.

Marching towards a positive future

Kinshasha

Hi comrade. Hope this letter will find you a good health. Just wanted to tell you that on December 1, in Kinshasa, we will be marching from Maison communal de Kimbanseke towards… a positive future.

Five organizations representing those who have suffered the most from HIV join forces to speak out, celebrate and inform.

Amy Mahan Research Fellows off to London to participate in international conference

Ottawa, Canada

Following a year of rigorous research activities aimed to build upon the knowledge regarding public access to information and communication technologies (ICT), efforts of the Amy Mahan Research Fellows are beginning to bear fruit for the young scholars. Teams from Argentina, China, Malaysia, Peru, Rwanda and Thailand have all had papers accepted for the postgraduate day at ICTD 2010, an international conference taking place in London where researchers and practitioners will meet to discuss the latest research in the field of ICT for development.

Challenging pornophobia and moral beliefs of Congolese media practitioners

DRC

Today I challenged ideas around pornophobia and morality among Congolese media practitioners

I’m just back from a cyberdialogue organized in my country around ICT and violence against women. As my organization Si Jeunesse Savait is implementing a 2-year project on the topic, I felt like it was really the place to be today. I put aside planning for next year. That could wait.

FTX Mexico Videos Now on YouTube

Mexico

“Yo elijo a mi pareja” (I choose my partner) say women of all ages, shapes, sizes and sexual orientation in the FTX video, created by participants at the Feminist Tech Exchange (FTX) in Mexico in July 2010. Videos are now up on YouTube!

ICT AFRICA SUMMIT 2010

South Africa

06 th – 08th December 2010 At Cape Town International Convention Centre

Ikapa Media (event organisers) and partners invite you to participate in the ICT AFRICA SUMMIT 2010 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in Cape Town, South Africa.

The ICT Africa Summit is an Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) event addressing a wide range of ICT issues in Africa.

The Story of Electronics: How e-waste is generated

The Story of Electronics an accessible and very
smart eight minute film about e-waste, will be playing at
www.storyofelectronics.org as of this Tuesday, November 9.

The latest internet video release by Annie Leonard’s Story of Stuff
Project employs a simple but never “dumbed-down” communication style.
“The Story of Electronics” provides all consumers of e

online computer shops

singapore

Ezypcsales.com is an online computer parts store and computer hardware shop.The site displays wide variety of computer peripheral and computer parts to the consumers. The consumers can select from the display of computer online store and order them online for their computer needs.The featured product list on the computer part store can be found at http://www.ezypcsales.com.au

10 Tactics film screening inspires ideas for Drumbeat San Diego

San Diego, California

The film 10 Tactics was screened for the first time in San Diego, California on October 25th, 2010. New Media Rights hosted the event at the local Joyce Beers Center. 10 Tactics is a film about how rights advocates have used digital technologies to turn information into action.

Status of Community Radio in Bangladesh

Dhaka

Status of Community Radio in Bangladesh by AHM Bazlur Rahman S21BR

Introduction
The Government of Bangladesh (GoB) is aware of its responsibility to administer the allocation of radio frequency, so that it equitably distributed and targeted towards the wellbeing of people, particularly the poor and marginalized.

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