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Adopting an integrated approach to women's rights, one that recognises the indivisibility of civil-political and socio-economic rights- we have aimed to produce cutting edge theoretical and policy frameworks on gender equality in the information society. Our research and advocacy are rooted in Southern feminist approaches to women's digital age citizenship, rejecting glib-one-size fits all approaches.

In January 2017, IT for Change initiated work in the area of forging an effective legal-institutional response to technology-mediated violence against women in India, with support from the WWW Foundation. We began work on this project by producing a discussion paper on this issue, analysing the adequacy of the current legal and institutional framework and proposing alternate...

IT for Change and Azim Premji University (APU) organized a course titled, The Gendered Digital in the Network Society, on 3rd and 4th February 2017, which was supported by the Genderlogues program of the India office of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)....

IT for Change submitted comments on the Zero draft of the Agreed Conclusions of the 61st Session of the CSW on ‘Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work’ to the National Consultation on Pre-CSW preparations convened by Programme on Women's Economic Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR), in February 2017. The submission argues that women's economic...

IT for Change made a submission, in response to the Call for Inputs from the Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on ways to bridge the gender digital divide from a Human Rights perspective.The submission detailed IT for Change's position on adopting a human rights approach to bridge the gender digital divide, which starts with the recognition that...