Gender & ICTs

Take Back the Tech!

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TAKE BACK THE TECH!
16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM: TAKE CONTROL OF TECHNOLOGY TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
www.TakeBackTheTech.net
25 Nov – 10 Dec 2010 ******************************************

From 25 November to 10 December, get ready to click your mouse, flex your SMS fingers and engage full energy to take control of technology to end violence ag

16-day campaign starts: To Take Back the Tech! to end violence against women

CUERNAVACA 25 November 2009 (APC WNSP for APC)

From 25 November to 10 December, get ready to click your mouse, flex your SMS fingers and engage full energy to take control of technology to end violence against women. APC calls on all of us who use radio, television, internet, emails and mobile phones to Take Back the Tech!

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Promoting ICT to improve the livelihood of women in rural and remote areas

Philippines

Welcome news for women in the rural communities: the Philippine Community eCenter Network (PhilCeCNet), with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Asia Pacific Women's Information

Women over 35: Too old for technology?

BUENOS AIRES 29 October 2009 (Dafne Sabanes Plou for APC WNSP)

In rural Latin America, women are fed up of hearing that they are “too old” to use computers. “ The lives of many women in Latin America have changed significantly in the past few decades. Rural women in their thirties have at least primary school education and know their rights thanks in many cases to community radio,” says APC’s Dafne Sabanes Plou. “They are ready for a place in today’s networked world.”

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ICTs and women's equality: APC and the gender evaluation methodology (GEM)

MONTEVIDEO 20 August 2009 (APC for APCNews)

“With GEM I began to appreciate why sometimes the women that are part of our community resist the empowerment process. I used to be annoyed but now I understand that this is the product of years of conditioning and it will take some effort to reverse the trend. GEM helps you see the situation for what it is, so you can optimise your resources where you can make the maximum impact in creating change,” John Dada has been a GEM user since 2007 in rural Nigeria. GEM is an evaluation tool for determining whether ICTs are really improving or worsening women’s lives and for promoting positive change. GEM has been developed from the ground up, and has involved the collaboration of hundreds of community-based organisations and individuals since its first design in 2002.

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The strategic use of technology for social change: APC and the women's movement

MONTEVIDEO 20 August 2009 (APC for APCNews)

As a consequence of our capacity-building work with hundreds of organisations and people from the women’s movement, we believe that we have helped to transform how the women’s movement thinks about technology and the internet, and that their confidence has been built to use technology more and more creatively to further women’s rights. “In the last five years, we have worked with many people and organisations,” says women’s programme coordinator Chat Garcia Ramilo. “What we have discovered is that this overall process of capacity building takes a long time, but if we persist long enough, we find out what changes it brings about.”

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WNSP Meeting

Location: 
Kuala Lumpur
Date and time: 
Aug 12 2009 (All day) - Aug 13 2009 (All day)

APC's WNSP team will be meeting for two more days after the MDG3 Asia and EroTICs planning meetings to talk about plans for 2009 Take back the Tech campaign and WNSP's communications plan for 2009 - 2

WNSP MDG3 Asia Planning Meeting

Location: 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Date and time: 
Aug 3 2009 (All day) - Aug 5 2009 (All day)

This is the planning meeting for Asian partners of WNSP's MDG3 project which focuses on strengthening the strategic use of ICT to combat violence agains women.

First Planning Workshop - EroTICs: Exploratory Research on Sexuality and the Internet

Location: 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Pacific Regency, Menara Pan Global, Jln Punchak, Off Jln P Ramlee 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Date and time: 
Aug 7 2009 (All day) - Aug 10 2009 (All day)

EroTICs is a cross-country exploratory research project. This a two-and-a-half year research project taking place from 2008 to 2010 will respond to the question:

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