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IT for Change Invites Applications for a Two-day Online Institute on Feminist Perspectives on Digital Economy and Society

We're inviting applications to attend a two-day online institute on Feminist Perspectives on Digital Economy and Society from October 13-14, 2021. Apply before September 15, 2021!

Call for Applications

IT for Change Invites Applications for a Two-day Online Institute on Feminist Perspectives on Digital Economy and Society

We're inviting applications to attend a two-day online institute on Feminist Perspectives on Digital Economy and Society from October 13-14, 2021. Apply before September 15, 2021!

National Gender Fellowships

National Gender Fellowships

As part of our ongoing projects on gender and the digital economy, IT for Change invites proposals and pitches under two National Gender Fellowship tracks.

National Gender Fellowships

National Gender Fellowships

As part of our ongoing projects on gender and the digital economy, IT for Change invites proposals and pitches under two National Gender Fellowship tracks.

Report for ILO

Platform labour in search of value: A study of workers’ organizing practices and business models in the digital economy

Read our report for the ILO on platform workers' strategies to reclaim their rights to decent work and a fair share of economic gains in the value networks of the emerging platform economy.

Socializing Data Value

Socializing Data Value: Reflections on the State of Play

This report collates the highlights of our roundtable held in May 2021, providing a snapshot of the event and the key questions, ideas and debates that emerged from the conference.

IT for Change responded to the Department of Telecom’s (DoT) consultation paper on the Artificial Intelligence Stack released by its AI Standardization Committee in September 2020. Read the full submission here. ITfC appreciates the DoT’s initiative in taking steps in artificial intelligence (AI) governance by recognising the importance of…
IT for Change recently responded to the call for consultation by National Health Authority (NHA) and National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) on the Unified Health Interface (UHI). ITfC deems the creation of digital public goods in the health sector a critical imperative and appreciates the NDHM’s initiative in setting up the UHI. However, we assert that it is equally vital that…
IT for Change  invites applications for a  Two-day Online Institute on Feminist Perspectives on Digital Economy and Society October 13-14, 2021, 4 hours per day Applications open until September 15, 2021 IT for Change is pleased to invite applications to attend a two-day online institute on ‘Feminist Perspectives on Digital Economy and Society’. …
IT for Change responded to the call from the Ministry of Consumer Affairs for public consultation on the proposed amendments to the Consumer Protection (E-commerce) Rules, 2020. Read the full submission here. In light of the growing recognition of the dominance of certain platforms in the e-commerce domain, the Draft Rules are an important step in the right…
The Karnataka Residential Educational Institutions Society (KREIS) runs residential schools for children from the marginalized sections of the society. IT for Change (ITfC) has recently started working with KREIS to help them to build the capacity of the KREIS Teachers to integrate ICT into teaching-learning in sustained and meaningful ways. As…
The Call for Proposals under the IT for Change National Gender Fellowships (Track 1 and 2) is now closed for further applications. We are overwhelmed with the response we've received and wish to thank each one of you for your application. We are still going through all of the submissions and will be announcing a shortlist in the coming week. As…

IN THE MEDIA

Reclaiming a Feminist Digital Public Sphere from the Margins

An essay authored by IT for Change's Deepti Bharthur and Ankita Aggarwal, titled 'Reclaiming a Feminist Digital Public Sphere from the Margins', has been published in the third quarterly issue of WACC's Media Development. This issue of Media Development focuses on the theme of 'Democratizing the Public Sphere'. The '…

Online Education Is Not the Solution

School closures since March 2020 have allowed students limited opportunities for structured learning, causing learning loss, and aggravating malnutrition, child abuse, child labour, school dropout and early marriage. Online education is seen as a solution to the education emergency. A survey conducted by Karnataka…

WhatsApp Challenges Govt: Breaking End-to-End Encryption Will Lead to Security Issues but Timing of Petition Circumspect

The new Intermediary Guidelines (IL Guidelines), require messaging platforms that have over 50 lakh registered users (such as WhatsApp) “enable the identification of the first originator of the information”. The challenge from WhatsApp is that this impinges on an individual’s constitutional right to privacy and is…

Let Children Go Back to School

The government is fiddling, as children are losing foundational literacy and numeracy. The Karnataka government has opened schools fully for grades 9-12 and partly for 6-8. However, lower primary schools (LPS) consisting of grades 1-5 remain closed and may have a zero year (a year of no school). Most states seem to…

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