Gender

2017

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IT for Change and Advanced Centre for Women’s Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, announce a National Dialogue on Gender-based Cyber Violence. Existing public debate on this issue is marked by one-off reporting of a few cases in media and short-lived…

2017

Amrita Vasudevan participated in the Regional Meeting of the EROTICS South Asia Network held in September 2017 in Negombo, Sri Lanka. The meeting aimed to facilitate the building of cross-movement alliances, between Internet rights and sexual rights activists.

2017

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…

2017

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.

2017

'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…

2017

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…

2017

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 –…

2017

These resources were produced as part of the Mahiti Manthana project, a joint initiative of Prakriye and Mahila Samakhya Karnataka, undertaken between 2005 and 2009. Since its inception in 2005, the project primarily aimed at exploring the possibilities offered by community informatics practice, for…

2017

IT for Change will organise a national seminar on gender and online violence in November 2017 with TISS, Mumbai. Coming soon - Call for abstracts.

2017

In 2017, the Heinrich Böll Foundation (HBF) commissioned IT for Change to undertake a research study critically analysing the government's Digital India programme, assessing the key gaps and opportunities for gender equality in relation to the programme and recommending a strategic action plan in this regard.

The mandate of the study…