In this third episode, we visit the ancient city of Chanderi, home to four and a half thousand weavers, we are inundated with terrifically bad smells, and we find a pirate radio broadcaster living a few hours drive from where the Buddha had first meditated.
In August 2017, Point of View launched the publication Skin Stories, which is a weekly essay series of narratives on sexuality, disability and gender.
In this second episode, we travel to the Indo-Nepalese border and listen in on two public meetings where some people discover, for the first time, just what a pension is, and a building we are filming in is struck by lightning.
In this first episode, we discover what the United Nations Development Programme means by India's media dark, we find a broadband wireless tower made entirely from junk, and children from different castes sing together on a videoconferencing platform in Rajasthan.
The Association for Progressive Communications welcomes the verdict of the Supreme Court of India on 6 September 2018 decriminalising consensual sex between all adults, irrespective of gender.
"You are the leaders of social media. People need to know about you and the work you’re doing,” said Osama Manzar, founder-director of Digital Empowerment Foundation, addressing the finalists and other guests at the fifth annual Social Media for Empowerment Awards (SM4E).
The Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Delhi has launched a report on Hate Speech Laws in India. The report maps hate speech laws in India, discusses the legal standards and covers a range of cases, from book bans to internet shutdowns.
This paper by Digital Empowerment Foundation documents on-the-ground stories and experiences in India to build a strong and effective case against network shutdowns, with a specific focus on the social and psychological impacts.
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.
A free, open and secure cyberspace underpinned by human rights and democratic values is a prerequisite to socio-economic development. To this end, we must recognise that people are at the center of all technological advancements and therefore policies that seek to regulate technologies should be people-centric and ultimately aid in the development of human beings to the best of their abilities.