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The internet, sexual expression and online violence in Nepal: Interview with LOOM, Nepal 16 December 2017 By Kumud Rana for GenderIT.org

As part of the EROTICS research, Kumud Rana talked to the Executive Chair of LOOM, Jyotsna Maskay, and independent researcher, producer and trainer, Indu Nepal, to talk about two studies they conducted on the internet and sexual expression and online gender based violence which were both c...

Drawing a line between 'vulgarity' and lack of consent: Interview with Point of View 16 December 2017 By Nadika for GenderIT.org

As part of the EROTICS research, Bishakha Datta and Smita Vanniyar talk to GenderIT.org about their research on Section 67 of the Information Technology Act, 2000.

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 1
Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 1 13 December 2017 By APCNews

Welcome to the first monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks.

APC at the Internet Governance Forum 2017
APC at the Internet Governance Forum 2017 12 December 2017 By APCNews

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is mobilising for the 12th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Geneva, Switzerland, on 18 to 21 December 2017. This page is your go-to resource, compiling all the events hosted and co-organised by APC and its members, and other relevant...

Global Information Society Watch 2017 on National and Regional Internet Governance Forums will be launched in Geneva
Global Information Society Watch 2017 on National and Regional Internet Governance Forums will be launched in Geneva 11 December 2017 By APCNews

Global Information Society Watch 2017 on National and Regional Internet Governance Forums will be launched in Geneva on 20 December 2017.

Help UNESCO finalise the draft Internet Universality Indicators
Help UNESCO finalise the draft Internet Universality Indicators 11 December 2017

These indicators will help governments and other stakeholders to assess their own national internet environments and to promote the values associated with Internet Universality. The work on the project to define Internet Universality Indicators is being led for UNESCO by the Association for Progress...

APC at the IGF 2017: Event coverage
APC at the IGF 2017: Event coverage 10 December 2017 By APCNews

The global Internet Governance Forum remains a unique and vibrant forum, producing valuable intersessional work, despite its shortcomings.  The overall theme for this years’ IGF is “Shape Your Digital Future!”. The main subtheme is “New Technologies & Emerging Issues”.

APC at the 2017 IGF: Events hosted and co-organised by APC
APC at the 2017 IGF: Events hosted and co-organised by APC 10 December 2017 By APCNews

This is a schedule with the events hosted and co-organised before and during the 2017 Internet Governance Forum in Geneva by APC. Come join us!

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