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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.
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
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
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
Networked Economies and Gender Action Learning
by Admin published Oct 02, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Elonnai Hickok, Sunil Abraham and Ambika Tandon participated in a meeting organized by IDRC for grantees under their networked economies programme to discuss gender-based outputs and development outcomes in their work. The event was held in Ottawa on September 20 - 21, 2018, facilitated by Gender at Work.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Japleen Pasricha - Gendered Spaces in Digital Rights (Delhi, June 02, 5 pm)
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published May 30, 2017 last modified May 31, 2017 03:49 AM — filed under: , , ,
It is our priviledge to annouce that Japleen Pasricha will be the speaker for the June #FirstFridayAtCIS event. Japleen smashes the patriarchy for a living, and is Founder & Editor-in-chief of Feminism in India. The talk will focus on her experience of working on gender and digital rights in India, the ways in which "gender" functions as a critical lens in digital rights discourse and practice in India (or not), and the gendered nature of digital rights spaces in India. If you are joining us, please RSVP at the soonest as we have only limited space in our office.
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Blog Entry Preliminary research result on Wikipedia gender gap in India
by Ting-Yi Chang published May 22, 2017 last modified May 23, 2017 11:09 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Since June 2016, Ting-Yi Chang from the University of Toronto has worked with the CIS-A2K team to conduct action research on the Wikipedia gender gap in India. The research aims to improve the understanding of the gender gap (imbalance) issue in the Indian Wikipedia communities while examining local interventions.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
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.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
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 Only 8.5pc of Wikipedia Editors are Women. How do we fix the Gender Gap on the Internet?
by Ting-Yi Chang published Feb 09, 2017 — filed under: , , , ,
Women-related articles are generally shorter, more prone to deletion, and more likely to be peripheral pieces under male-centric articles.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs