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2016

In 2015, WWW Foundation and Sida launched the Women's Rights Online research study to map the opportunities for women's empowerment through web-enabled ICTs, across the capital cities/economic hubs...

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...

IT for Change carried out a 5-country research study on gender and e-government in the Asia-Pacific, in partnership with UNESCAP and UNPOG. This study examined how e-government norms, rules and practices impact institutional...

IT for Change made a submission to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India(TRAI) in response to the call for comments on the Consultation Paper on Proliferation of Broadband through Public Wi-Fi Networks. The submission pointed out the need for adopting last mile...

Schools for Community, not CSR, Deccan Herald

Gurumurthy Kasinathan May 2016
Tags: Education

Gurumurthy Kasinathan, Director of IT for Change, expresses concern over the increasing trend of government schools being adopted by CSR initiatives, on the basis of introducing ‘efficient’ practices and improving infrastructure. This, he argues, changes the fundamental...

A borderless economy that will be controlled, The Hindu

Parminder Jeet Singh May 2016
Tags: Internet governance

The article discusses how the digital has triggered a transformation where digital companies are taking over traditional sectors and have established a monopoly in those sectors, becoming powerful enough to challenge traditional state controls.

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What Free Basics Did Not Intend To Do

Parminder Jeet Singh January 2016
Tags: Internet governance

Following Face book’s aggressive campaign to gain public support for Free Basics, Parminder Jeet Singh, in this article, "What Free Basics Did Not Intend To Do" argues how while the campaign...

Jurisdiction of ICANN

2016
Tags: Internet governance

Statement issued by 8 Indian civil society organisations, supported by two key global networks, involved with Internet governance issues, to the meeting of ICANN in Hyderabad, India, from 3 rd to 9 th November, 2016