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

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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.

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'Locating gender politics in the new techno-industrial complex'. A talk hosted by CIS, CSCS and ITfC

Lisa McLaughlin
2010
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Bengaluru (India)
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The lecture, held on 27 July 2010, was hosted by the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS),The Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS), and IT for Change (ITfC). Lisa McLaughlin, PhD, Associate Professor in Media Studies and Women’s Studies (Miami University-Ohio, USA), addressed the gendered ties that bind the “new global governance” to the “new information economy”, with a focus on women, work, and information and communication technology.

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'Network publics as digital futures' - presentation at 'Conference on Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy' by Club De Madrid in New York

Anita
2011
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Presentations

Anita Gurumurthy made a presentation on Network publics at 'Conference on Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy' by Club De Madrid in New York (USA). The presentation titled 'Network publics as digital futures' questioned the nature of a global network public that can guarantee equitable governance.

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'Post 2015 Development Agenda – Mumbai Consultation' - Aug 2012 - Presentation

Anita Gurumurthy
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http://itforchange.net/sites/default/files/ITfC/A%20New%20Goal%20to%20Ensure%20Equal%20Participation%20of%20All%20in%20the%20Network%20Society%20%E2%80%93%20Beyond%20the%20horizon%20of%20MDGs.pdf
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2012
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'Task Force for the Effective Implementation of Section 4 of the RTI Act' - IT for Change at the National level consultation workshop

2012
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Research Papers and Reports

IT for Change was one of the five civil society members of the 'Task Force for the Effective Implementation of Section 4 of the RTI Act' constituted by Department of Personal and Training, Government of India. IT for Change also led the sub group of the Task Force on digital means for proactive disclosure. The report of the consultation was submitted to the Task Force. IT for Change also organised the digital disclosures track of the national level consultation workshop organised by the Task Force, whose report was also submitted to the task force.

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'The potential for open development for Canada and abroad' - A public panel organised by IDRC

Anita Gurumurthy
2010
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Ottawa (Canada)
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Anita Gurumurthy (IT for Change) represented IT for Change at the IDRC Public Panel on ‘The potential for open development for Canada and abroad’ held in Ottawa (Canada) on 5 May 2010. The panel discussion addressed issues such as unequal access to technology, threats to privacy, and intellectual property rights, examining the possibilities of ‘openness’ that new technologies bring in for development and proposing ways to manage the potential risks while harnessing the opportunities for collective social benefit.

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'The Status of Women - Reflections on Two Decades of Change' - A national level consultation organised by Mahila Samakhya Karnataka

Anita Gurumurthy
2009
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Reflecting on the status of women in the past two decades at the consultation organised by Mahila Samakhya Karnataka on 7 March 2009, Anita Gurumurthy articulates a trajectory for gender and development, through the lens of historical phenomena like neo-conservativism and the transnational mobilisation of women, using specific examples such as the class wars against women's bodies and the dowry-based violence, all impacted by capitalism.
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A Development Agenda in Internet Governance: Background Paper and Presentation by IT for Change

IT for Change
2012
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Parminder Jeet Singh was invited by the South Centre, the Geneva-based inter-governmental thinktank, to address the developing country diplomats on global Internet-related policies and the appropriate institutional mechanisms for this purpose.

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A gendered analysis of research methodologies in ICTD projects in India

Mridula Swamy
2007
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Mridula Swamy presented this paper titled 'A gendered analysis of research methodologies in ICTD projects in India' at the Global Training Exchange (GTM) Programme held in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) in June 2007. The GTM is a major activity of the second phase of the Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM) project of the Association for Progressive Communications (APC).
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A policy framework for community telecentres in India - Building on the experience of different projects

IT for Change
2010
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Policy Documents

India is known as an IT powerhouse but still has the largest number of poor people in any country in the world. India’s experience with policies for digital inclusion may thus offer some useful lessons for other developing countries. This policy brief looks at a range of initiatives in India including the ambitious Common Service Centres (CSCs) scheme of the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP). It looks at the challenges faced by the scheme in ensuring the delivery of development services in a socially inclusive manner using this infrastructure.

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