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Doing Standpoint Theory
Feminist research methodology has evolved from different epistemologies, with several different schools of thought. Some of the more popular ones are feminist ... by Ambika Tandon and Aayush Rathi last modified Dec 06, 2019 04:59 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Not Everyone Plays by the Rules in the Digital Playground: Addressing Online Child Sexual Exploitation
Japreet Grewal spoke at a panel on 'Prevention through Awareness and Education' at a meeting titled 'Not Everyone Plays by the Rules in the Digital ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 05, 2016 03:08 PM — Filed under: ,
Evaluating Safety Buttons on Mobile Devices: Preview
Much technological innovation for women is aimed at addressing violence against women. One such ubiquitous intervention is mobile device-based safety ... by Rohini Lakshané and Chinmayi S.K. last modified Sep 10, 2017 06:45 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
'I feel the pain of having nowhere to go': A Manipuri Trans Woman Recounts Her Ongoing Lockdown Ordeal
"My life and work in Bengaluru came to an abrupt halt with the COVID-19 outbreak and lockdown this March. We no longer had jobs and were forced to plan our ... by Santa Khurai last modified Jun 22, 2020 11:42 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Social Entitlements for the Transgender Community
This report has been authored by Deepa Krishnappa and Tasneem Mewa, and edited by Ambika Tandon, Gurshabad Grover and Rajesh Srinivas. by Deepa Krishnappa and Tasneem Mewa last modified Jul 14, 2020 06:27 AM — Filed under: , ,
Call for Researchers: Welfare, Gender, and Surveillance
We are inviting applications for two researchers. Each researcher is expected to write a narrative essay that interrogates the modes of surveillance that ... by Ambika Tandon last modified Feb 13, 2020 03:05 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
A Compilation of Research on the Gig Economy
Over the past year, researchers at CIS have been studying gig economies and gig workers in India. Their work has involved consultative discussions with ... by Aayush Rathi, Ambika Tandon, Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified May 19, 2020 08:20 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Preliminary research result on Wikipedia gender gap in India
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. ... by Ting-Yi Chang last modified May 23, 2017 11:09 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Japleen Pasricha - Gendered Spaces in Digital Rights (Delhi, June 02, 5 pm)
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, ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified May 31, 2017 03:49 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Only 8.5pc of Wikipedia Editors are Women. How do we fix the Gender Gap on the Internet?
Women-related articles are generally shorter, more prone to deletion, and more likely to be peripheral pieces under male-centric articles. by Ting-Yi Chang last modified Feb 09, 2017 02:49 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Workshop on Feminist Information Infrastructure
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) organised a workshop on feminist infrastructure in collaboration with Blank Noise and Sangama, on 29th October, 2018. ... by Ambika Tandon last modified Jul 09, 2019 03:35 PM — Filed under: ,
The Gay Pride Charade
For most of the milllenials, news is formed by trends, what goes viral, and often open to speculation, projection, manipulation and deceit. by Nishant Shah last modified Jul 25, 2016 01:10 AM — Filed under: ,
Conference on Safety Against Online Child Sexual Abuse
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 ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 29, 2017 04:10 AM — Filed under: ,
Use of mobile phones by vulnerable communities: A survey of sex workers and gay men in Karnataka
This report has been authored by Megha Malnad, Parimala, Nagina, and Tasneem Mewa, and edited by Ambika Tandon, Gurshabad Grover and Rajesh Srinivas. by Megha Malnad, Parimala, Nagina, and Tasneem Mewa last modified Jul 14, 2020 06:32 AM — Filed under: , ,
Raina Roy and Abhiraj Bag - Kolkata’s trans community has been locked out of healthcare and livelihood
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 ... by Raina Roy and Abhiraj Bag last modified Aug 01, 2020 02:54 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Why The New Government Policy Mandating Panic Buttons On Phones Isn’t Going To Protect Women
Recently, the Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Mr Ravi Shankar Prasad tweeted about new rules mandating a panic button in every ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 15, 2016 09:45 AM — Filed under: ,
A Gendered Future of Work
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 last modified Jul 21, 2020 06:29 AM — Filed under: , ,
Feminist Internet Research Network (FIRN) Convening Design
Ambika Tandon attended a workshop organized by Association for Progressive Communications for grantees of the Feminist Internet Research Network as a panelist ... by Admin last modified Mar 01, 2019 01:08 AM — Filed under: ,
Another 5 Years: What Have We Learned about the Wikipedia Gender Gap and What Has Been Done? (Part 1)
Five years after Wikimedia Foundation’s 2011 editor survey was conducted and revealed the gender gap issue, scholars, practitioners, and communities around the ... by Ting-Yi Chang last modified Sep 21, 2016 10:13 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Another 5 Years: What Have We Learned about the Wikipedia Gender Gap and What Has Been Done? (Part 2)
Five years after Wikimedia Foundation’s 2011 editor survey was conducted and revealed the gender gap issue, scholars, practitioners, and communities around the ... by Ting-Yi Chang last modified Sep 22, 2016 07:55 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Another 5 Years: What Have We Learned about the Wikipedia Gender Gap and What Has Been Done? (Part 3.)
Five years after Wikimedia Foundation’s 2011 editor survey was conducted and revealed the gender gap issue, scholars, practitioners, and communities around the ... by Ting-Yi Chang last modified Sep 22, 2016 07:54 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Bridging the gap: Tech giants bring the internet to women in rural India
This Diwali is going to be a cracker of a festival for Nisha Chanderwal, a second year BA student. by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 30, 2016 07:23 AM — Filed under: ,
Indian WikiWomen celebrate Women’s History Month
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 ... by Netha Hussain last modified Apr 29, 2013 09:21 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Project on Gender, Health Communications and Online Activism with City University
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 ... by Ambika Tandon last modified Dec 02, 2019 09:38 AM — Filed under: ,
Stakeholder Consultation on Digital Assets for Women’s Economic Empowerment | UN Women + SEWA
On December 06, 2019, Ambika Tandon and Aayush Rathi participated in a "Stakeholder Consultation on Digital Assets for Women’s Economic Empowerment: Addressing ... by Admin last modified Apr 07, 2020 01:14 PM — Filed under: ,
Comments to the United Nations Human Rights Commission Report on Gender and Privacy
This submission to UNHRC presents a response by researchers at the CIS to ‘gender issues arising in the digital era and their impacts on women, men and ... by Aayush Rathi, Ambika Tandon and Pallavi Bedi last modified Dec 30, 2019 05:40 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Announcing Selected Researchers: Welfare, Gender, and Surveillance
We published a Call for Researchers on January 10, 2020, to invite applications from researchers interested in writing a narrative essay that interrogates the ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Feb 13, 2020 03:04 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Lecture at International Summer School, Delhi
Ambika Tandon and Aayush Rathi, on July 12, 2019, delivered a lecture at the International Summer School, Delhi. by Admin last modified Jul 22, 2019 01:11 AM — Filed under: , ,
Girls' schools, women's PGs: The shocking results when you Google 'bitches near me'
Considering the monopoly and clout that Google enjoys, it must be held accountable for promoting such stereotypes and values, experts say. by Admin last modified Nov 28, 2018 01:34 AM — Filed under: ,
A Selection of Tweets on How to Make Crowdmaps Effectual for Mapping Violence against Women
This is a collection of tweets by Rohini Lakshane on making crowdmaps more effective for mapping gender violence. The compilation of tweets has been ... by Rohini Lakshané last modified Mar 12, 2015 12:42 AM — Filed under: ,