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Why The New Government Policy Mandating Panic Buttons On Phones Isn’t Going To Protect Women
by Prasad Krishna published May 15, 2016 — filed under: ,
Recently, the Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Mr Ravi Shankar Prasad tweeted about new rules mandating a panic button in every cell phone sold in the country from January 2017. To keep ladies safe, of course.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry A Gendered Future of Work
by Ambika Tandon and Aayush Rathi published Dec 19, 2018 last modified Feb 22, 2019 01:42 AM — filed under: , ,
This paper will contextualise the narrative around Industry 4.0 and the future of work with reference to the female labour force in India.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Feminist Internet Research Network (FIRN) Convening Design
by Admin published Mar 01, 2019 last modified Mar 01, 2019 01:08 AM — filed under: ,
Ambika Tandon attended a workshop organized by Association for Progressive Communications for grantees of the Feminist Internet Research Network as a panelist on a session on feminist research methods.. The workshop was held from 27 February to 1 March, in Malaysia. Represented from 8 organizations attended the workshop.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Another 5 Years: What Have We Learned about the Wikipedia Gender Gap and What Has Been Done? (Part 1)
by Ting-Yi Chang published Sep 18, 2016 last modified Sep 21, 2016 10:13 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Five years after Wikimedia Foundation’s 2011 editor survey was conducted and revealed the gender gap issue, scholars, practitioners, and communities around the globe have come a long way to address the gender imbalance of the online encyclopedia. This blog post series (of three parts) serve as a summary of movements and discoveries about Wikipedia gender gap on both local (India) and global scales.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Another 5 Years: What Have We Learned about the Wikipedia Gender Gap and What Has Been Done? (Part 2)
by Ting-Yi Chang published Sep 18, 2016 last modified Sep 22, 2016 07:55 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Five years after Wikimedia Foundation’s 2011 editor survey was conducted and revealed the gender gap issue, scholars, practitioners, and communities around the globe have come a long way to address the gender imbalance of the online encyclopedia. This blog post series (of three parts) serve as a summary of movements and discoveries about Wikipedia gender gap on both local (India) and global scales.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Another 5 Years: What Have We Learned about the Wikipedia Gender Gap and What Has Been Done? (Part 3.)
by Ting-Yi Chang published Sep 18, 2016 last modified Sep 22, 2016 07:54 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Five years after Wikimedia Foundation’s 2011 editor survey was conducted and revealed the gender gap issue, scholars, practitioners, and communities around the globe have come a long way to address the gender imbalance of the online encyclopedia. This blog post series (of three parts) serve as a summary of movements and discoveries in Wikipedia gender gap narrowing on both local (India) and global scales.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Bridging the gap: Tech giants bring the internet to women in rural India
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 30, 2016 — filed under: ,
This Diwali is going to be a cracker of a festival for Nisha Chanderwal, a second year BA student.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Indian WikiWomen celebrate Women’s History Month
by Netha Hussain published Apr 29, 2013 — filed under: , , , ,
March 2013 was a busy month for women Wikimedians in India, as we conducted various events, such as edit-a-thons and workshops to celebrate the presence of women in Wikimedia projects. The women Wikimedians, members of the Wikimedia India Chapter and the Access to Knowledge Team, brainstormed about the possible events, which we wanted to conduct to encourage women to participate and to increase the quality of articles related to Indian women in Wikipedias in English and the Indian languages.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Project on Gender, Health Communications and Online Activism with City University
by Ambika Tandon published Nov 28, 2019 last modified Dec 02, 2019 09:38 AM — filed under: ,
CIS is a partner on the project 'Gender, Health Communications and Online Activism in the Digital Age'. The project is lead by Dr. Carolina Matos, Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Media in the Department of Sociology at City University.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Stakeholder Consultation on Digital Assets for Women’s Economic Empowerment | UN Women + SEWA
by Admin published Dec 15, 2019 — filed under: ,
On December 06, 2019, Ambika Tandon and Aayush Rathi participated in a "Stakeholder Consultation on Digital Assets for Women’s Economic Empowerment: Addressing Barriers and Enhancing Opportunities for Women in Informal Economy and in Agriculture".
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media