Gender

2004
Written and produced in collaboration with partners, the Bridge Cutting Edge Packs provide accessible overviews of the latest thinking on a gender theme and summaries of the most useful resources. Each pack includes an Overview Report, a Supporting Resources Collection and a copy of Gender and Development In Brief. In the the 'Gender and ICTs'…
2004
This presentation was part of the panel discussion on globalised media and ICT systems and structures and their interrelationship with fundamentalism and militarism organised by Isis International-Manila during the 2004 World Social Forum (Mumbai, India). The author contends that the global economy supported by ICTs stands upon the intersection of…
2003
ITfC presented papers at two panels during the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) at Geneva, Switzerland (10 December 2003). The first paper, "Globalised media and ICT systems", presents a feminist framework on globalisation, as well as going on to examine instances of militarism in the context of globalised media and ICTs. A feminist…

IT for Change submitted inputs to the Zero Draft of the Agreed Conclusions for CSW 62. The Zero Draft focuses on the priority theme - 'challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls'. The objective of the input is to recognise the place of media and ICTs in gender equality and rural women’…

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The National Dialogue on Gender-based Cyber Violence seeks to move beyond sensationalism, and enable a systematic stocktaking of the issue from a feminist standpoint, through panel discussions with leading scholar-practitioners,…

With the support of the South Asia Women’s Fund, the Prakriye field centre of IT for Change initiated a year-long capacity-building programme for strengthening the agency, autonomy and leadership of 85 adolescent girls in rural Mysore, in March 2016 -- Dhwanigalu. This training programme effectively combines traditional and technology-mediated…

This short essay explores Prakriye’s digital praxis through a conversation with a community leader and her granddaughters who have been associated with Prakriye’s ICT-enabled learning dialogues for adolescent girls, Dhwanigalu. This conversation captures the situated meanings of digital pedagogy, through inter-generational articulations.

'Making Women's Voices and Votes Count' is a two-year project (2013-2014) that aimed at the capacity-building of elected women representatives from Panchayati Raj Institutions, and strengthening the linkages between elected women and women's collectives, for building a vibrant women's political constituency at the grassroots, and gendering…

Between February-June 2015, an external evaluation of IT for Change's Making Women's Voices and Votes Count project was carried out. This 2.5 year-long project focused on utilising ICT pathways for strengthening women's political participation in local governance and the linkages of elected women representatives with women's constituencies at…

Since 2006, the field centre of IT for Change,Prakriye, has been engaged in building an ICT-enabled community information centre model.  The key objective of this is to create a space that can bring local governance institutions closer to women, and particularly, enable marginalised women to seek their entitlements. The information centres –…