INTERNET GOVERNANCE

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IT for Change's new project seeks to engage progressive actors in an exercise to construct alternative digital frameworks, pathways, and institutional arrangements.

INTERNET GOVERNANCE

Economic rights in a data-based society

This report, a collaboration between IT for Change, FES and PSI, argues that collective data ownership is at the heart of an equitable data future.

COVID-19 RELIEF

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We are leading a range of critical relief measures towards the Covid-19 crisis. All your contributions will go towards helping someone in need.

Education

e-learning course

Our e-learning course supports KVS mathematics teachers in the creation of Open Educational Resources for their classrooms.

This is a project of IT for Change supported by Open Society Foundation. The Covid pandemic has starkly visibilized the underlying inequality and injustice of the global economic paradigm. It has not only exposed the cumulative failings of the neoliberal order, but also testified to the inevitability of crisis and catastrophe inherent to it. For…
Fondation Botnar has commissioned IT for Change to develop a nuanced framework, focussing on ‘Health Data as Global Public Good' to centrally include community ownership of data into it. The working paper is expected to lay out the nature, role and governance of health data in the emerging digital society and economy. This is to be done in a manner that helps Fondation Botnar…
IT for Change, with support from the European Commission, is anchoring a five-year (2020-2024) collaborative action research to explore the potential of alternative digital platforms in sectors that traditionally employ women. Undertaken in partnership with Vrutti and LabourNet, the project aims to ensure that the benefits of a data-driven and…
IT for Change's paper on 'Breaking Up Big Tech: Separation of its Data, Cloud and Intelligence Layers' for the Data Governance Network argues that traditional competition frameworks are inadequate to addressing the rapidly building digital power concentration. These need to be combined with perspectives from technology governance that focus on structural separation…
IT for Change (ITfC) and Sri Sarvajna College of Education (SSCE), an eminent college of teacher education in Bengaluru, are collaborating to offer all the courses of the B.Ed. program offered by SSCE as online courses. ITfC will also design and transact the ‘ICT Integrated Learning’ course as a part of the B.Ed. program. The courses are being…
This collaborative project between IT for Change, India and InternetLab, Brazil addresses gender-based hate speech in the online public sphere. Supported by International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the project responds to the current reality in both countries where women are not only speaking up against patriarchy, but also claiming…

IN THE MEDIA

The Pandemic and Public Space: Seeing Like a Cyberfeminist

Disasters are gendered. They play out differently for men, women, and gender non-conforming people. So also the COVID-19 pandemic. In the domestic-private spaces, an incredulous increase in levels of violence against women during these weeks, a “shadow pandemic” — as the UN Under-Secretary-General referred to it — has…

Correcting the Power Imbalance Between Platforms and News Publishers

Recently, governments in France and Australia have introduced measure to make news aggregators such as Google pay for re-use of news. The move will benefit news publishers struggling to navigate the platform-mediated digital era. While the competition regulator in France has effectively pushed Google into negotiating…

Covid-19 Lockdown Exposes Gaping Holes in E-commerce and Farm Food Supply Chains

On March 24, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology issued an advisory to States, asking them to treat e-commerce as an essential service. A few days before, industry body CII had urged the Centre to exempt e-commerce (delivery and shipment) from Covid-19 preventive measures. Being listed as an…

Booking Platforms Disrupt Tourism Value Chains in India

How are booking platforms changing  the global tourism industry and the tourism value chain? Who are the big winners in the platformization of the Indian tourism industry and who is missing out? Does the integration of local tourism businesses into digital booking platforms democratise and  balance economic power…

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