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EROTICS Regional Survey learnings (2): understanding access and expression, and negotiating differences

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Tue, 10/05/2021 - 15:57

Srinidhi Raghavan, coordinator of the EROTICS Regional Survey 2020, shares her learnings from cross-country feminist research on internet and sexuality through the lens of the Feminist Principles of the Internet.

EROTICS Regional Survey learnings (1): reflections on feminist internet research design

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Tue, 10/05/2021 - 15:32

Srinidhi Raghavan, coordinator of the EROTICS Regional Survey 2020, shares her learnings from cross-country feminist research on internet and sexuality in South Asia. In this first part, the researcher reflects around identity, community agency and language.

EROTICS Regional Survey learnings (1): reflections on feminist internet research design

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Tue, 10/05/2021 - 15:32

Srinidhi Raghavan, coordinator of the EROTICS Regional Survey 2020, shares her learnings from cross-country feminist research on internet and sexuality in South Asia. In this first part, the researcher reflects around identity, community agency and language.

Learning digital security as a “non-techie”

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Thu, 09/30/2021 - 23:53

This article expresses personal experience of navigating the digital space and learning about digital security in a world filled with neurotypical upper caste people in authority.

Learning digital security as a “non-techie”

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Thu, 09/30/2021 - 23:53

This article expresses personal experience of navigating the digital space and learning about digital security in a world filled with neurotypical upper caste people in authority.

A mine-ridden internet and six rules for understanding anti-rights narratives

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Thu, 09/23/2021 - 15:00

Florencia Goldsman reviews the study "Engendering Hate: The contours of state-aligned gendered disinformation online", adding pieces to the puzzle of targeted digital violence that undermines women and LGBTIQ+ people online presences.

 

A mine-ridden internet and six rules for understanding anti-rights narratives

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Thu, 09/23/2021 - 15:00

Florencia Goldsman reviews the study "Engendering Hate: The contours of state-aligned gendered disinformation online", adding pieces to the puzzle of targeted digital violence that undermines women and LGBTIQ+ people online presences.

 

These are just some of the ways women and LGBTQ+ people make the internet healthier

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Thu, 09/23/2021 - 14:17

What can be done to make the internet healthier? Some of the most compelling answers arise in the very communities that experience the worst online violence plaguing the internet.

These are just some of the ways women and LGBTQ+ people make the internet healthier

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Thu, 09/23/2021 - 14:17

What can be done to make the internet healthier? Some of the most compelling answers arise in the very communities that experience the worst online violence plaguing the internet.

Sexual assault and digital evidence in India (Part 2): Your right to privacy versus the right to complain

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 16:36

In the second and last part of this in-depth article, the author unpacks the persistence of rape myths in judicial reasoning, even veiled under the promises of neutrality and accuracy of digital evidence.

#FreeBritney #Freeall

Florencia Rodríguez Vida reflexiona, a partir del movimiento #FreeBritney, sobre los innumerables casos de restricciones de la autonomía y libertad de las mujeres, entre los cuales el de la cantante pop es apenas uno de los más visibles, por tratarse de una artista con reconocimiento y privilegios.

Sexual assault and digital evidence in India (Part 1): Is electronic data deciding whether a woman has been raped or not?

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Fri, 09/10/2021 - 20:28

This insightful piece highlights how digital evidence is overwhelming the legal and judicial imagination by looking specifically at cases of rape trials in India.

Can social media platforms tackle online violence without structural change?

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 14:53

We welcome Facebook, Google, TikTok and Twitter commitments to tackle online abuse on their platforms, however without ensuring that the systems they create do not reproduce, and amplify existing inequalities. Built-in safety tools will only mitigate harms from the surface.

Can social media platforms tackle online violence without structural change?

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 14:53

We welcome Facebook, Google, TikTok and Twitter commitments to tackle online abuse on their platforms, however without ensuring that the systems they create do not reproduce, and amplify existing inequalities. Built-in safety tools will only mitigate harms from the surface.

Conoce algunas (¡solo algunas!)de las estrategias que están usando las mujeres y las comunidades LGBTQ+ para hacer de internet un espacio más saludable

Laura Vidal analiza tres iniciativas presentes en el Informe de Salud de Internet, de Mozilla, que vienen de las comunidades que más sufren la violencia en línea.

r/chickflixxx: feminist (de)construction of online porn

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Fri, 08/06/2021 - 16:03

How does porn take shape based on the audience's perspective and the practice of sharing and commenting on available online content? This article, based on a digital ethnographic analysis of a Reddit community, explores what feminist porn means on the internet.

Internet minada y seis reglas para entender las narrativas anti- derechos

Florencia Goldsman reseña el estudio "Generando odio: los contornos de la desinformación en linea con enfoque de género, alineada con el Estado", que agrega piezas para armar el rompecabezas de las violencias digitales dirigidas a socavar nuestras presencias en línea.

La brecha de género en Wikipedia: repensar nuestras intervenciones

En una nota anterior nos preguntamos: ¿es la edición de artículos la única forma de intervención válida en Wikipedia? En este artículo queremos analizar si las estrategias de intervención han dado los resultados esperados, y de qué forma.

Transgender Act in India: A law that replicates existing challenges with digitisation?

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Thu, 07/15/2021 - 22:14

In India, the digitisation drive of services interlinked with offline violence, marginalisation and stigma make it almost impossible for transgender persons to be considered as people who deserve equal rights. Through the provisions mentioned in the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act 2019, this article gives us a glimpse of human rights violations and denial of a life with dignity.

Transgender Act in India: A law that replicates existing challenges with digitisation?

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Thu, 07/15/2021 - 22:14

In India, the digitisation drive of services interlinked with offline violence, marginalisation and stigma make it almost impossible for transgender persons to be considered as people who deserve equal rights. Through the provisions mentioned in the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act 2019, this article gives us a glimpse of human rights violations and denial of a life with dignity.

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