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Blog Entry 377 Bites the Dust: Unpacking the long and winding road to the judicial decriminalization of homosexuality in India
by Agnidipto Tarafder and Arindrajit Basu published Oct 18, 2018 last modified Oct 18, 2018 12:39 AM — filed under: ,
An informal case comment tracing the journey and assessing the societal implications the recent 377 (Navtej Johar v Union of India).
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
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
Blog Entry A Selection of Tweets on How to Make Crowdmaps Effectual for Mapping Violence against Women
by Rohini Lakshané published Feb 19, 2015 last modified Mar 12, 2015 12:42 AM — filed under: ,
This is a collection of tweets by Rohini Lakshane on making crowdmaps more effective for mapping gender violence. The compilation of tweets has been republished by GenderIT.org.
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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
Conference on Safety Against Online Child Sexual Abuse
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 29, 2017 — filed under: ,
Japreet Grewal was a speaker at a conference on safety against online child sexual abuse which was jointly organized by CID, Telangana and the Department for Women Development and Child Welfare, Telangana on March 16 and 17, 2017 in Hyderabad.
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Blog Entry Digital Gender: Theory, Methodology and Practice
by Nishant Shah published Mar 20, 2014 last modified Apr 07, 2014 04:07 AM — filed under: ,
Dr. Nishant Shah was a panelist at a workshop jointly organized by HUMlab and UCGS (Umeå Centre for Gender Studies) at Umeå University from March 12 to 14, 2014. He blogged about the conference.
Located in RAW / Digital Humanities
Blog Entry Evaluating Safety Buttons on Mobile Devices: Preview
by Rohini Lakshané and Chinmayi S.K. published Mar 27, 2017 last modified Sep 10, 2017 06:45 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
Much technological innovation for women is aimed at addressing violence against women. One such ubiquitous intervention is mobile device-based safety applications, also known as emergency applications. Several police departments in India, public transport services, and commercial services such as taxi-hailing apps deploy a mobile device-based “panic button” for the safety of citizens or customers, especially women. However, the proliferation of safety apps through both public and private players raises several concerns, which will be studied through this study by Rohini Lakshané of the CIS and Chinmayi S.K. of The Bachchao Project. Research assistance for this report was provided by CIS intern Harish R.S.K. Visualisations by Saumyaa Naidu.
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