APCNews 185 – Ending violence against women: language and action – 22/04/13

APCNews – April 22, 2013 – Year XII Issue 185
The news service on ICTs for social justice and sustainable development

New GenderIT.org edition: language and action at 57th CSW

This edition offers reflections on language and actions surrounding issues of technology-related forms of violence against women in the context of the APC project “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” and the 57th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women that took place in March. Interviews, articles, resources, insights, and more!

Technology and violence against women at CSW

The 57th meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women met in March to discuss the major theme ‘Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women’. Chat Garcia Ramilo and Jan Moolman from the APC’s Women’s Rights Programme were there, and spoke about why the CSW is important and some of the major discussions that took place.

Internet and corruption: GISWatch 2012 print edition now available

Two of the most recent print editions of Global Information Society Watch are now available for on-demand ordering. Activists, academics and policy makers are encouraged to order copies of “Internet rights and democratisation” and “The internet and corruption” through a new, online service.

APC reports on eLAC outcomes from Montevideo IV Ministerial Conference

Last week, APC attended the Fourth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Montevideo, Uruguay, organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean and attended a pre-event on Open Development: Exploring the future of the information society in LAC. Download and read the Declaration and Plan of action.

Network news: Alternatives at the 2013 World Social Forum

Alternatives staff members joined a delegation of 200 people from Quebec to attend the 2013 World Social Forum in Tunis from March 26-30th. The dynamic and innovative spirit of this year’s forum made it one of the best editions in years, says Alternatives. The full story here http://www.apc.org/en/blog/alternatives-2013-world-social-forum



Sexual rights blog

Sexuality and the internet: a five country perspective

‘Choli ke peeche kya hai?’: censorship and pornography http://www.genderit.org/feminist-talk/choli-ke-peeche-kya-hai-censorship...

Gendered abuse online


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