APCNews 177 – Take Back the Tech! starts this month, gender peripheries on the IGF – 19/11/12

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The violence stops with us. Take Back the Tech! starts this month

CUERNAVACA (ES for APCNews) - Tech-related violence against women and girls is increasing - but so are our stories of survival and  strategies to make the internet a safe space for women. Join Take Back the Tech! this 25 November through 10 December to help end violence against women and girls online.  More >

For a feminist view on the IGF

BAKU (GenderIT.org) - The 7th Internet Governance Forum just drew to a close. Many views and analyses were published, most of them adopting a technical point of view. If you are interested in a slightly different take on the world’s most important internet governance encounter, consider reading up on GenderIT.org’s up on reports on gender at the IGF, which reflect on critical internet public policy issues for women’s and sexual rights advocates, and highlight internet rights issues faced by women in Azerbaijan. Read the Gender Peripheries of the IGF in GenderIT.org

2012 GISWatch on “the internet and corruption” launched during the IGF

BAKU (FF for APCNews) - APC and Hivos launched the 2012 edition of the Global Information Society Watch during the second day of the Internet Governance Forum that took place in Baku, Azerbaijan, in a joint presentation with the International Institute for Sustainable Development and the Internet & Society Co:llaboratory. More >

ICTs, the Internet and Sustainability: An interview with Anriette Esterhuysen and Alan Finlay

WINNIPEG (IISD) - In and interview with Anriette Esterhuysen and Alan Finlay, David Souter of the International Institute for Sustainable Development explores the key issues around ICTs and environmental sustainability as part of a series of papers meant to inform and stimulate discussion and debate on the relationship between information and communication technologies (ICTs), the internet and sustainability. More >

Editor's picks

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