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Shreya Singhal judgment

How can we strengthen existing legal-institutional response mechanisms?

IT for Change
January
2017
Type of resource: 
Research Papers and Reports

Our discussion paper on the issue of technology-mediated violence against women analyses the adequacy of the current legal and institutional frameworks in India and proposes alternate models that need to be debated and analysed. The paper raises a series of questions on overhauling the existing legal framework, effectively addressing intermediary liability and strengthening law enforcement and other institutional mechanisms.

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Online freedom for all = No unfreedom for women, a project on technology-mediated violence against women

ITfC
2017
Type of resource: 
Research Papers and Reports
Type of resource: 
Workshop Outputs

World-over, technology mediated violence against women is growing to be a serious social problem. Women’s full and free participation in digital spaces presupposes a safe online environment, but going online seem to be fraught with the risk of violence for women. Governments, especially in countries in the global South, are yet to bring their laws and institutions up-to-speed, to effectively respond to this issue.

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Report of the pre-consultation on Technology-mediated Violence Against Women

IT for Change
19
January
2017
Type of resource: 
Research Papers and Reports

A pre-consultation meeting was organised in Bangalore in January 2017 to review our discussion paper: Technology-mediated violence against women in India. How can we strengthen existing legal-institutional response mechanisms? A group of feminist scholars and practitioners came together at this meeting to debate the questions raised by it this paper, and brainstorm on strategic directions to take forward on the issue of technology-mediated violence against women.

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