Gender

2023

As a part of IT for Change’s National Gender Fellowship Program, 2022, under the project, ‘The Feminist Observatory of the Internet’, supported by the World Wide Web Foundation, we invited long-form essay proposals from Indian academics, civil society researchers, and journalists in order to expand the journalistic discourse on issues faced by…

2023

Anita Gurumurthy, Executive Director, IT for Change, participated in an Interactive Expert Panel on ‘Innovation and technological change, and education in the digital age for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls’ at UN CSW67 on 14 March 2023.

Her talk focused on issues of unaccountable data practices of…

2023

This think piece was written by Laura Mann as part of our ‘Re-wiring India's Digitalising Economy for Women's Rights and Well-being’ project, supported by the European Union and FES.

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This think piece moves away from the visible containers of ‘tech’ and ‘gender’ to think more broadly about how technology firms have helped…

2023

This think piece was written by Nagla Rizk as part of our ‘Re-wiring India's Digitalising Economy for Women's Rights and Well-being’ project, supported by the European Union and FES.

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Across the globe, the Covid-19 pandemic has had multiple grave repercussions on people’s lives. Most notable among these has been the…

2023

This think piece was written by Shehla Rashid as part of our ‘Re-wiring India's Digitalising Economy for Women's Rights and Well-being’ project, supported by the European Union and FES.

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This paper brings aboard examples of automation at welfare interfaces to draw certain theoretical takeaways, especially surrounding the…

2023

IT for Change, in partnership with SEWA Cooperative Federation and Vrutti Livelihood Impact Partners, organized a policy roundtable on 24 August 2022 in New Delhi to explore emerging intersections between digitalization and agriculture in India.

Titled, ‘The Digital Ecosystem Opportunity for Indian Agriculture - Making the Right Choices…

2023

As part of IT for Change’s ‘Recognize-Resist-Remedy’ project, supported by IDRC (Canada), the World Wide Web Foundation, and the Ford Foundation, in collaboration with InternetLab, we co-organized a roundtable to catalyze a productive debate revolving around the central question: What new imaginaries of social media governance will be adequate…

2023

Online gender-based violence (OGBV)—that women and people from marginal gender locations experience because of their social location and identity—is ubiquitous and takes several forms. A large body of evidence points to how victims/survivors lack recourse to accessible mechanisms for redressal. Gender-based violations online occur on privately-…

2022

As a part of IT for Change’s project, 'Rewiring India's Digitalising Economy for Women's Rights and Well-Being’, we invited proposals from Indian women academics, civil society researchers, and journalists for a six-month-long research fellowship supported by the European Commission and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in…

2022

As part of a knowledge partnership exercise between SEWA Cooperative Federation and IT for Change under the ‘Re-wiring India's Digitalising Economy for Women's Rights and Well-being’ project, IT for Change conducted a baseline survey of 130 women farmers who are members of Megha Mandli, an agricultural cooperative under the SEWA Cooperative…