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2015

IT for Change, supported by Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the World Wide Web Foundation (WWW), organised a workshop on ‘What are people’s rights in the Digital World? - Moving towards a digital social contract’ (4th-5th December, Bengaluru). The aim of this workshop was to...

Mr. Parminder Jeet Singh, our Executive Director, was invited to speak at the UN General Assembly's High Level Meeting on the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) + 10 Review, on 16th December 2015. The final outcome document by the General Assembly for the seventieth session can be...

IT for Change at Comparative Education Society of India (CESI) Conference 2015

Gurumurthy Kasinathan December 2015
Tags: Education

Gurumurthy Kasinathan, representing IT for Change, presented a paper titled 'Domination and emancipation: A framework for assessing ICT and Education programs' at the CESI Conference, on 14th December, 2015. The theme of the conference was 'Education: Domination, Emancipation and Dignity'. The...

Anita Gurumurthy was invited to participate in The First General Assembly of the Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG), on 9-10 December, 2015. At the event, she was a panelist at the session...

Anita Gurumurthy participated at the International Development Cooperation Meeting on Gender and Media, convened by UNESCO on 7-8 December, 2015. At the event, she was a panelist at the Round...

‘Do we have rights with respect to digital space? If yes, what are they?’ - this question set the tone for our workshop on ‘What are People’s Rights in the Digital World? - Moving Towards a Digital Contract’. In addition to digital rights activists, participants in...

The Internet as a game changer for marginalised women – going back to the 'Real Basics'

Anita Gurumurthy and Nandini Chami October 2015
Tags: Gender

In 2015, WWW Foundation in partnership with Sida conducted a 10-country research study across Asia, Africa and Latin America to explore the potential of the Internet for the empowerment of urban poor women. IT for Change was the country partner for the...

We organised a letter to Central Government to request that the PSS Central Institute of Vocational Education should withdraw the text books prepared using proprietary office suite and replace them with text books that use FOSS Office suite.