violence against women

R U Ready 2 Talk? Keep your chats exactly that! New Campaign for South African girls
R U Ready 2 Talk? Keep your chats exactly that! New Campaign for South African girls 28 May 2009

Is the cellular phone a tool for oppression or empowerment? An innovative new campaign by Girl’sNet, a daughter project of Women’sNet aims to ensure that the cell phones are are used to empower young South African women through positive self-expression.    

South Africa elections 2009: E-campaigns, the "f' word, and new political movements
South Africa elections 2009: E-campaigns, the "f' word, and new political movements 14 May 2009

The recent South African elections, held on April 22 2009, seem to be the most vibrant yet to grip the country. Political parties launched their manifestos and a striking issue was the absence of women’s concerns in the political parties’ agenda, in spite of the fact that women formed the majority of this years registered voters. This special edition newsletter on gender and politics by Women’sNet explores the question of women, gender and politics and will leave you wanting to ...

Open Institute a leader in the struggle to end violence against women in Cambodia
Open Institute a leader in the struggle to end violence against women in Cambodia 13 May 2009 LC

Reports indicate that violence against women (VAW) is still very much present in today’s society – one out of three women worldwide suffers from some form of gender-based violence. As part of the global campaign on “Say NO to violence against women”, APC member the Open Institute in Cambodia conducted three forums on “Reclaiming ICT to end violence against women” held from September...

Reclaiming ICTs to end violence against women in Cambodia
Reclaiming ICTs to end violence against women in Cambodia 09 January 2009 Kong Sidaroth

APC member Open Institute in Cambodia was recently involved in a forum dedicated to ending violence against women. The “Women Forums on reclaiming ICTs to end violence against women” was held on December 26th and united over 120 individuals from the government and non-profit sector. Together, they discussed the vital role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in helping bui...

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