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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.    

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).  

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).

The internet is an important public sphere for advancement of sexual rights
The internet is an important public sphere for advancement of sexual rights 07 August 2013 Flavia Fascendini

Has the internet become an indispensable tool for feminist and LGBTQI advocacy? How savvy are sexual rights activists in handling the legal and technical issues that come along when they use the internet? How do they negotiate online threats and restrictions? Activists from around the world addressed these and other questions through a global online survey.

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

The latest GenderIT edition draws on the groundbreaking survey of APC’s EROTICS project and probes specific realities in different countries, including the value of the internet in sexual rights advocacy, online challenges faced by sexual rights activists and the role of network building in resisting online threats and content regulation.  

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.    

“What is your price for the night?” – From ‘sexual strangers’ to ‘sexual citizens’ using ICTs
“What is your price for the night?” – From ‘sexual strangers’ to ‘sexual citizens’ using ICTs 06 March 2013 Shehla Rashid

#EROTICSIndia was organised in Delhi recently by the Internet Democracy Project with APC and Point of View from Mumbai. During the many outstanding sessions developed during the encounter, it was clear that sexual and gender minorities are using the internet to advocate for sexual citizenship.

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

APC, in partnership with Point of View and the Internet Democracy Project, is conducting a workshop in Delhi, India, from 25 – 28 February 2013. More than 20 sexual and internet rights organisations are discussing ways to resist content regulation and increasing their knowledge of online security and privacy.

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 five countries 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.    

Dear Librarian in Denver: Why are you filtering the internet?
Dear Librarian in Denver: Why are you filtering the internet? 01 August 2011 Flavia Fascendini

Controlling what users can and can’t see on computers using filtering software is standard in US libraries. APC questions the Denver Public Library on their filtering policy and practices in a fictional exchange that tackles very real questions of freedom of information.

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