Five principles for a feminist approach to technology

Author's name: 
Richa Kaul Padte

When most people think about women and technology, the two things may seem incongruent: a cartoon visualisation of a woman struggling to use the toaster; a joke about women drivers; female executives calling in ‘the IT guys’ to fix their computers. At best, the relationship of women to technology is seen as one-sided – something that men have created and continue to shape, and that women (with difficulty) use.

In response to these myths and misconceptions, APC Women has developed some feminist practices and politics of technology which were shared at the EROTICS India Workshop by Jac Sm Kee…

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