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Bangladesh Consultation at the eve of Sixth Meeting of the UN Internet Governance Forum 2011

Bangladesh Consultation at the eve of Sixth Meeting of the
UN Internet Governance Forum 2011

Dhaka [Bangladesh 25 August 2011] Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum (BIGF) arranged a Bangladesh Consultation meeting on Bangladesh’s preparation ahead of the upcoming sixth Internet Governance Forum (IGF) scheduled to be held in Nairobi, Kenya with the support from Bangladesh Telecommunication Reg

Bangladesh Consultation at the eve of Sixth Meeting of the UN Internet Governance Forum 2011

Bangladesh Consultation at the eve of Sixth Meeting of the
UN Internet Governance Forum
25 August, 2011, BTRC Meeting Room, Ramna, Dhaka 1000

Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum [Headed by Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee for Ministry of Post and Telecommunication] is an emerging OPEN multi-stakeholder inclusive effort to illuminate issues and cultivate constructive discussi

Bangladesh Consultation at the eve of Sixth Meeting of the UN Internet Governance Forum

Dear Madam/Sir,
Greetings from Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum (BIGF)

Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum [Headed by Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee for Ministry of Post and Telecommunication] is an emerging OPEN multi-stakeholder inclusive effort to illuminate issues and cultivate constructive discussion about the internet in conjunction with the UN Internet Governance

Turkey abandons unpopular filtering software

OTTAWA 15 August 2011 (GJ for APCNews)

Turkey abandons plans to install mandatory filtering software after months of widespread protest. The reversal of this controversial policy shows the power of determined advocacy.

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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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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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