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IT for Change

An India-based NGO working on information society theory and practice from the standpoint of equity, social justice and gender equality.

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Maths made interactive at Domlur High School, Bengaluru

 

IT for Change at the UN WSIS+10 Review, 16 December 2015.

 

IT for Change announced a Call to occupy the Internet at the World Social Forum in Tunis in March 2015.

 

 

Teachers who are part of a Subject Teacher Forum (STF) workshop with their own laptop.

 

Women's collectives from a Mysuru village participating in a community video screening.

 

Information fair organised by IT for Change's field centre in Doddahejjuru village of Mysore district.

 

IT for Change workshop on Regulating the Internet in Public Interest in New Delhi, May 2015.

 

Comments from IT for Change, India to Article 19's Public Consultation on Principles of Privacy and Freedom of Expression

Article 19 called for a public consultation on Principles on Privacy and Freedom of Expression. IT for Change submitted comments to the Draft Principles. Our inputs emphasized: the need to re-formulate the concept of personal data in times of Big Data analysis, algorithms an

ITfC submission to the TRAI consultation paper -2016

ITfC has made submissions to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in response to the two consultation papers it released, one on free data and another a more general pre-consultation on net neutrality.

IT for Change at IAMCR 2016

Anita Gurumurthy participated in the 2016 IAMCR Conference, held in Leicester, UK between 27th -31st July 2016. The theme for this year's conference was Memory, Commemoration and Communication: Looking Back, Looking Forward.

Inputs to MAKAAM - Women Farmers' Rights in Digital Age

The digitalisation of public service delivery has effected a paradigmatic shift in governance. This note discusses two aspects of this shift pertinent to women farmers - 'E-agriculture' initiatives and the new challenges to women's citizenship arising due to the reconstitution of governance systems by the Internet and ICTs. In the past, digitalisation efforts by the government has focused on the areas of digitalisation of service delivery at both central and...

Education

Interview on All India Radio

The Subject Teacher Forum (STF) is an “in-service teacher education” programme for high school teachers in Karnataka was started in 2010-11 by RMSA Karnataka, in collaboration with IT for Change.

ITfC has commenced a participatory action research of the KOER programme, to understand “whether and how, a bottom-up approach, where participants collaboratively and actively co-create contextual resources ('embedded' within a 'community of learning'), can support effective OER models read more...

Development and IS


Statement from the floor: First Annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum)

Anita Gurumurthy, Executive Director, IT for Change participated in the First annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum) organised at UNHQ, New York between 6-7 June 2016. In her statement from the floor, she emphasised that the Technology Facilitation Mechanism could effectively support the 2030 development agenda only if its efforts were guided by an unwavering commitment to promote the democratic socialisation of science and technology...

Governance


Democratic accountability in the digital age: Proposal for a workshop from IT for Change and MKSS

IT for Change, in partnership with Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sanghatan, is planning to organise a 2-day workshop in Delhi in November 2016, on Democratic accountability in the digital age -- from challenges for governability to a...

IT for Change at the ITU event, Girls in ICT Day, at Bangkok, Thailand

The International Girls in ICT Day was organised by International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in Bangkok, in collaboration with UN Women and Intel, on 23 April, 2015. Ms. Anupama Suresh represented IT for Change at the event and shared her experiences of the project...

Making Women's Voices and Votes Count

IT for Change, Kutch Mahila Vikas Sangathan (KMVS), and Area Networking and Development Initiatives (ANANDI) are partnering in the 'Making Women's Voices and Votes Count', a two-year field project funded by UN Women. Under this project, which commenced in January 2013, the three organisations with the support of...

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In Media

Gurumurthy, Director of IT for Change discusses the work and vision of IT for Change in an interview on All India Radio.

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Recently, there was a news item about a corporate social responsibility (CSR) organisation adopting 16 government schools in Haryana. Adoption...
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