Project frameworks

2024

Designed as part of the adolescent girl empowerment programme - Hosa Hejje Hosa Dishe (New Step in New Direction), Kishori Clubs are safe spaces for adolescent girls embedded within schools in Mysuru and Kalaburagi districts. These clubs are female facilitated by female teachers and mediated by audio-visual technology…

2023

Hosa Hejje Hosa Dishe – ‘A New Step in A New Direction’ – is IT for Change’s adolescent girl empowerment project.

Why adolescent girls:

Adolescence is a significant life phase that marks a child’s transition to…

2023

A data-propelled tendency for economic concentration and the policy deficits that have fueled the rise of Big Tech companies have brought to the fore a critical realization – market power is coterminous with data power and the entrenched control of Big Tech over the data value chains is at the heart of the problem of economic inequality. The…

2023

The Technology Integration for Inclusive Education (TIIE) project was envisioned recognizing the need for inclusive approaches and strategies to address the learning needs of all students, including those with mild learning difficulties. The project also aimed to explore ways in which technology can be meaningfully integrated into the classroom…

2023

The Global Digital Justice Forum, led by a digital justice vision, is a diverse group of development organizations, digital rights networks, feminist groups, trade unions, and corporate watchdogs. This includes Campaign of Campaigns, Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN), Equidad, ETC Group, Global Policy Forum, Groupe de…

2023

The Asian region is in the eye of a perfect storm for a wholesale digital transformation, one that has been accelerated in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The region is home to two-thirds of the world’s population and a significant market base for dominant Chinese and US tech interests today. It also boasts of several home-grown tech hubs…

2023

Over the past two years, there have been concerning instances of excess and malpractice by Big Tech, leading to serious social, political, and economic consequences. These include data extractivism, increased worker precarity, setbacks in gender justice, the domination of developing countries' infrastructure, manipulation of global governance…

2023
IT for Change has played a crucial role in highlighting the education emergency in India caused by the unprecedented and prolonged school closures in India due to COVID-19. In July 2021, we catalyzed the creation of the National Coalition on the Education Emergency, bringing together researchers and educational professionals, social activists…
2022

DataSyn is a free monthly newsletter from IT for Change providing concise and relevant analysis on all matters concerning Big Tech. Building on our strong tradition of deep research and policy engagement on the digital economy with a focus on the Global South, DataSyn delivers quality analysis in bite sized content to your inbox every month.…

2021

IT for Change's research series on Intelligence Infrastructures interrogates essential digital infrastructures that underpin the economy, society, and governance, putting the spotlight on the need for democratic control of these building blocks of tomorrow. Policies must straddle a people-centric vision of tech-design and institutional…