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.
Delhi-based feminist human rights organisation CREA conducted a study in Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh last year to assess the feasibility of delivering sexual and reproductive health information through mobile phones to adolescent girls. The study was a part of the “It’s My Body” programme held in collaboration with 15 local community-based organisations for girls aged 12 […]
This is the second in a series of ten blog posts reporting on the EroTICs India workshop held in New Delhi in March 2013. Any tool is a weapon if you hold it right – Ani DiFranco, singer-songwriter When most people think about women and technology, the two things may seem incongruent: a cartoon visualisation […]