By Samidha and Shambhavi Madhan of Prajnya Continued from Conceptualising a Feminist Internet-I Tech-enabled sexuality for persons with disabilities Lawyer and disability rights activist Amba Salelkar spoke about technology beyond the Internet. She said that the idea of how sex is supposed to happen is entirely ableist – two ‘beautiful’ people at the peak of […]
Does new media bring real change? Or it is that we are only enticed by its novelty factor? Does simply putting a technological tool in a woman’s hand lead to empowerment? These were among the prime questions posed at a panel discussion on “New Media and Girls’ Rights” moderated by Sreekala held in New Delhi on March 9.
By Rohini Lakshané (text) and Zulfiya Hamzaki (photos) Rural women trying to access ICTs in developing countries often face the double whammy of the digital divide and of the constraints and restrictions imposed upon their gender. According to the “Women and the Web” report released by Intel in 2013, only 8.4 percent of the female […]
This is the seventh and last in a series of posts reporting on the day-long “Connect Your Rights!” meeting held in Mumbai in November 2013. The meeting explored topics such as tools to combat violence against women, pornography, sexuality, and freedoms and risks in the online world. More than a decade ago, when Indians were […]