The team at the fifth Internet Governance Forum

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Flavia Fascendini
Rio di Janeiro

As you already know, team is taking part on fifth Internet Governance Forum meeting in Lithuania until this friday.

Please join us and take part on these upcoming activities:

Workshop 2 – Protecting women’s rights: Internet content from a gender perspective
When? Friday, September 17 (day 4), 11:30 – 13:30.

This workshop will explore how to protect not only children, but also women from harm experienced or facilitated through the Internet, while at the same time ensuring freedom of expression and business interests. It is an important opportunity to engage various stakeholders in a discussion on content regulation, peer review mechanisms and technical solutions to protect women’s rights.

Dynamic Coalition on Gender Equality Meeting – The future of IGF: What’s our take?
When? Friday, September 17 (day 4), 14:30 – 16:30

The Dynamic Coalition on Gender Equality aims to ensure gender perspective is included in the key debates around internet governance issues. This year’s topic is “The future of IGF: What’s our take?” and the idea is to discuss strategies for the advancement of women’s rights issue in the IG fora, and its future. We need your opinion on this! Join the meeting without leaving your chair!

REMEMBER These events will be web-casted live on the IGF website, and you can join the debate using text chat or audio. To participate remotely, go to the IGF website on the day of the event, and click on the workshop link. You will be taken directly to the page where it is webcasted:

You can use a time zone converter to see what hour will be in your country:

We also want to share with you last Feminist Talk posts:

Also listen to:

Good news! If you missed day 1 workshop “Sexual rights, openness and regulatory systems” you have can watch it here: Transcript available in here:

Keep updated!

Twitter: You can follow us on Twitter and join the conversation during IGF. Post your questions and thoughts using the hashtag #igf10 #genderit (or #genderitES for Spanish). We will raise your thoughts at sessions we attend on your behalf.

Blog Feminist Talk: You can follow our blog posts in Feminist Talk section of website ( and submit your inputs or leave your comments. To submit your input you should create an account on (scroll down to bottom right corner) and then go to Create Feminist Talk. You can also send it to and we will post it for you. You must enter, go to “Create an account” on the right side column and complete the fields.

Please do not hesitate in getting in touch with us.

Email us to or tweet us your thoughts! Don’t forget to add the hashtag #igf10 #genderIT to your tweets.

Kind regards, team

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