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Blog Entry Workshop on Feminist Information Infrastructure
by Ambika Tandon published May 09, 2019 last modified Jul 09, 2019 03:35 PM — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) organised a workshop on feminist infrastructure in collaboration with Blank Noise and Sangama, on 29th October, 2018. The purpose of the workshop was to disseminate the findings from a two-month long project being undertaken by researchers at Blank Noise and Sangama, with research support and training from CIS.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry The Gay Pride Charade
by Nishant Shah published Jul 25, 2016 — filed under: ,
For most of the milllenials, news is formed by trends, what goes viral, and often open to speculation, projection, manipulation and deceit.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
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 Use of mobile phones by vulnerable communities: A survey of sex workers and gay men in Karnataka
by Megha Malnad, Parimala, Nagina, and Tasneem Mewa published Jul 14, 2020 — filed under: , ,
This report has been authored by Megha Malnad, Parimala, Nagina, and Tasneem Mewa, and edited by Ambika Tandon, Gurshabad Grover and Rajesh Srinivas.
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Blog Entry Raina Roy and Abhiraj Bag - Kolkata’s trans community has been locked out of healthcare and livelihood
by Raina Roy and Abhiraj Bag published Aug 01, 2020 last modified Aug 01, 2020 02:54 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Over six months into the outbreak of Covid-19 in India, it has become clear that the pandemic does not affect everybody equally. It has amplified the sufferings of the already-marginalised trans community. Raina Roy spoke to 10 trans persons and trans rights activists in Kolkata over the course of the past few months to better understand the situation. The piece was transcribed by Abhiraj Bag and edited by Kaarika Das and Srravya C, researchers at the Centre for Internet and Society, India. This work is part of a project at CIS on gender, welfare and surveillance, supported by Privacy International, United Kingdom.
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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 Jul 21, 2020 06:29 AM — filed under: , ,
This paper aims to contextualise the narrative around digitalisation and automation with reference to women's labour in India. The paper has been authored by Ambika Tandon and Aayush Rathi, edited by Elonnai Hickok and Rakhi Sehgal. Research assistance has been provided by Divya Kushwaha.
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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.
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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