The survey aims to collect data and map trends concerning both threats to and enhancement of sexual expression online, and how this impacts on the rights of target communities.
The survey, which will be launched on 17 July, aims to collect data and map trends concerning both threats to and enhancement of sexual expression online, and how this impacts on the rights of target communities.
APC member in India Point of View is this year’s winner of the South Asian Laadli Media Award for its Deep Dives project, a digital imprint specialising in in-depth storytelling. The award celebrates gender-sensitive journalism and the promotion of a more positive image of women in society.
Even before the schedule came out, the festival sounded fascinating, and distinctly different from other conferences, both national and international, which I have attended as of now.
This paper highlights the gendered and racialised effects of data practices; outlines the overlapping nature of state, commercial and peer surveillance; and maps the challenges and opportunities women and queers encounter on the nexus between data, surveillance, gender and sexuality.
The Spear is a painting that depicts the South African president Jacob Zuma in a rallying pose, with genitals exposed. It has caused controversy and been defaced. Images of the painting have gone viral on internet. In late May 2012, the South African Film and Publications Board classified the painting, as not suitable for people under the age of 16. But in a country where one in four women is r...
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.
APC’S EROTICS project conducted research on sexuality and the internet in five countries: Brazil, India, Lebanon, South Africa and the United States. This issue paper contains executive summaries for each country as well as an incisive introduction by EROTICS coordinator Jac sm Kee.
In preparation for the 2010 IGF, this briefing document highlights key issues on internet regulation that are relevant for gender equality and sexuality. It also brings to the debate findings from various research initiatives undertaken by APC and key partners, including a cross-country research initiative – EROTICS – that is being conducted in five countries: Brazil, India, Lebanon, South ...
Read the text below or download the pdf Women, internet and sexualityPut sex and new technology together and you’ll always get waves. Victorian societies were scandalised by the arrival of the telephone because women –who were chaperoned at all times– could potentially talk with suitors in private. Over the last decade, the internet has been censored and content regulated for a multi...