Gender & ICTs

Sex rights activists organise in secret on the net

11 July 2011 (Esther Nasikye for GenderIT.org)

For years sexual rights activists in repressive societies have been using the internet as a means to communicate, organise and express their sexuality without fear of persecution. Thanks to EroTICs, this vibrant ecosystem of human connections is being studied for the first time.

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APCNews 145 – New research on sexuality & internet – 11/07/11

APCNews 145 – New research on sexuality & internet – 11/07/11

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APCNews – July 11 2011 – Year XI Issue 145
The news service on ICTs for social justice and sustainable development
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EroTICs raises fascinating questions about sex and the inter

Sexuality 2.0: Online socialising and internet regulation

MONTEVIDEO 30 June 2011 (APC for APCNews)

Experts from Brazil, India, South Africa and the USA will be presenting APC’s groundbreaking EroTICs research in Madrid at the VIII International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society Conference on July 9.

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Successful workshop on online security for women in Pakistan

PESHAWAR

APC’s MDG3: Take Back the Tech! to end violence against women partner in Pakistan organsised a workshop on digital security for woman on June 29 2011.

“Women should take control of internet and communication technology to propagate their rights and their point of view,” speakers said.

"Gay Girl in Damascus" needs to Man Up, says APC

MONTEVIDEO 27 June 2011 (APC for APC)

Tom MacMaster’s masquerading as blogger activist “Gay Girl in Damascus” was harmful, say APC in a statement, and endangers the right to use the internet anonymously.

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MDG3: Take Back the Tech! - updates from the Philippines

MANILA

The MDG3 Take Back the Tech! partner in the Philippines, sent us an update on the latest developments of the project.

How to design an online campaign: A toolkit

By Cheekay Cinco and Edna Aquino (June 2011, APC WNSP and VNC )

APC and VNC has just released a guideline with essential and practical information for anyone who need to work online securely. And that’s all of us.

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Ugandan MDG3 partner WOUGNET produces radio jingles on VAW and ICTs

UGANDA

Over the last two years Women of Uganda Network has explored the use of various ICTs media including social media like Facebook, Twitter, Care2 petitionsite; SMS; websites among others to strengthen the fight against VAW.

As part of APC’s initiative “MDG3: Take Back the Tech!

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