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Snippets from Connect Your Rights, Mumbai
Snippets from Connect Your Rights, Mumbai 19 November 2013 EROTICS India

Point of View held “Connect Your Rights!”, an all-day meeting exploring the links between gender rights, sexual rights, and Internet rights, on November 11, 2013 at Mumbai. It was the first meeting in the second phase of the EroTICs India project. The first phase comprised of an exploratory research study on sexuality and ICTs in India. This exploratory meeting ventured into somewhat uncharted terrain, but terrain that it is critical for activists to start navigating in this digital age. ...

Day 2: Sexual Right, Privacy and Technology - Common Concerns Moving Forward
Day 2: Sexual Right, Privacy and Technology - Common Concerns Moving Forward 09 November 2013 Flavia Fascendini

At Rutgers University Newark Campus, November 8-9, 2013, organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and The Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution and Human Rights (CGHR).

Day 1: Sexual Right, Privacy and Technology - Common Concerns Moving Forward
Day 1: Sexual Right, Privacy and Technology - Common Concerns Moving Forward 09 November 2013 Flavia Fascendini

At Rutgers University Newark Campus, November 8-9, 2013, organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and The Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution and Human Rights (CGHR).

Sex on the internet: GenderIT.org covers sexual agency and rights, networking, safety online
Sex on the internet: GenderIT.org covers sexual agency and rights, networking, safety online 25 July 2013 Flavia Fascendini

Nearly all, or 98%, of activists see the internet as an important public sphere for advancing sexual rights. However 51% of sexual rights activists have suffered hate speech, censorship or privacy violations when using the internet as a medium to express sexuality. Sexual rights activists from Africa and the Middle East face double risk compared to colleagues from elsewhere of being attacked by...

An EROTICS call: Survey on internet regulation and sexual rights
An EROTICS call: Survey on internet regulation and sexual rights 07 March 2013 Flavia Fascendini

Are you member of a non-governmental or a community-based organisation? Are you an academic or a researcher? Do you work within networks or coalitions? Are you an independent blogger? If you are a sexuality rights activist and you use the internet in your work, this call is for you. The Association for Progressive Communications Women’s Rights Programme (WRP) is developing the second phase of...

EROTICS India: Networking on regulation of sexuality and the internet
EROTICS India: Networking on regulation of sexuality and the internet 26 February 2013 Caroline Tagny

In the first phase of the EROTICS project, research was conducted in Brazil, Lebanon, India, South Africa and the US with marginalized sections of society who use the internet to exercise their sexual rights. This research produced much needed insights into what women and marginalized sexual minorities make of this emerging public sphere, but also exposed threats that can be obstacles to their ...

EROTICS: Sex, rights and the internet (An exploratory research study)
EROTICS: Sex, rights and the internet (An exploratory research study) 08 August 2011 APC

This breakthrough study carried out in Brazil, India, Lebanon, South Africa & USA looks at how the internet plays host to critical information about sex education, health, fighting sex discrimination and defining one’s own sexuality. It debunks the commonly-held view that sexuality online is just about pornography. Download EROTICS: Sex, rights and the internet published in July 2011 or a...

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