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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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Blog Entry Event Report on Intermediary Liability and Gender Based Violence
by Akriti Bopanna published Dec 20, 2018 last modified Dec 21, 2018 07:16 AM — filed under: ,
This report is a summary of the proceedings of the Roundtable Conference organized by the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) at the Digital Citizen Summit, an annual summit organized by the Digital Empowerment Foundation. It was conducted at the India International Centre in New Delhi on November 1, 2018 from 11.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
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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 Feminist Methodology in Technology Research: A Literature Review
by Ambika Tandon published Dec 23, 2018 last modified Dec 25, 2018 03:18 PM — filed under: ,
This literature review has been authored by Ambika Tandon, with contributions from Mukta Joshi. Research assistance was provided by Kumarjeet Ray and Navya Sharma. The publication has been designed by Saumyaa Naidu.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Flashpoint #TrollControl: Maneka versus NCW
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 09, 2016 — filed under: ,
Amidst the debate over controlling online trolls - the proposal by Union Women and Child Development Minister to curb violence against women on the internet has triggered a fight between the minister and the National Commission for Women (NCW).
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Girls' schools, women's PGs: The shocking results when you Google 'bitches near me'
by Admin published Nov 28, 2018 — filed under: ,
Considering the monopoly and clout that Google enjoys, it must be held accountable for promoting such stereotypes and values, experts say.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Imagine a Feminist Internet: Research, Practice and Policy in South Asia
by Admin published Feb 27, 2019 — filed under: ,
Internet Democracy Project and Point of View co-organized a two-day Imagine a Feminist Internet event in Sri Lanka on 22011 and 22 February 2019. Ambika Tandon was a speaker and presented a paper 'Framing Reproductive Health as a Data Problem? Unpacking ‘Dataveillance’ in India' which was co-authored by herself and Aayush Rathi.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Indian Feminist Judgment Project Workshop
by Admin published Oct 16, 2018 — filed under: ,
Swaraj Paul Barooah was a discussant at the Indian Feminist Judgment Project 'righting together' workshop organised in Delhi by Jindal from October 6 - 7, 2018.
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.
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International Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 2018
by Admin published Dec 04, 2018 — filed under: ,
The event was co-organized by Feminist Approaches to Bioethics and Sama - A Resource Centre for Women and Health and was held at St. John's Medical College in Bangalore between December 3 and 5, 2018.
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