Gender & ICTs

EROTICS: Sex, rights and the internet (An exploratory research study)

11 August 2011
MONTEVIDEO 11 August 2011 ((APC)) -

Carried out in Brazil, India, Lebanon, South Africa & USA the research 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 that sexuality online is just about pornography.

EROTICS: Sex, rights and the internet (An exploratory research study)

By APC (July 2011, APC )

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 that sexuality online is just about pornography.

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Armenian women's rights group hosts flash mob

The women’s rights NGO, “Society Without Violence”, will be hosting a flash mob on July 27th in the Armenian capital, Yerevan.

You know, in case you’re passing through.

Society Without Violence is part of a network of NGOs in the caucasus advocating greater aw

Most influential Twitterati in Pakistan include 5 working to end violence against women

MONTEVIDEO 22 July 2011 (APC for APCNews)


The Express Tribune has named 5 Take Back the Tech! campaigners as among the most influential “Twitterati” in Pakistan. Thanks to the MDG3 funding, these women are using ICTs to raise the visibility of violence against women on and offline.

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VAW in Pakistan: finding solutions

ISLAMABAD 19 July 2011 (JA for TBTT)

Raahnuma.org was one of the winners of the Take Back the Tech! Fund. They provide support and resources for anyone who is suffering abuse, including where they can find medical, psychological and legal help.

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Between four walls: sweeping sexual abuse under the carpet

Pakistan

The first time she was sexually abused, she was 14 years old. She broke into tears while telling me her story. I met this girl at the “Take Back The Tech” event, in Peshawar, where she came to me after my session on sexual harassment and cyber legislation.

Take Back the Tech! allows abused women to unburden in Pakistan: But what next?

LAHORE 12 July 2011 (APC for GenderIT.org)

Denouncing sexual abuse in Pakistan is a risky move. But after over six years of abuse by her biological father, a young woman who attended an APC Take Back the Tech! workshop in Peshawar could contain herself no more.

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GEMsolutions Consulting

Publication date: 
July 2011

GEM solutions documents related to marketing, descriptions of consultants, webpage design, communication strategy, draft script for promotional video, and fields related to clients and consultant/sub-contractor for database.

Sexual minorities marginalised in internet policy debates in Brazil

ROSARIO 11 July 2011 (Flavia Fascendini for GenderIT.org)

The EroTICs research team in Brazil studied the complex relationship between sexual minorities and internet policy. Their findings show that these groups were routinely ignored in debates surrounding internet regulation.

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