IT for Change

2017

In our response to the timely consultation paper by TRAI on  Privacy, Security and Ownership of the Data in the Telecom Sector we advocate for a broad spectrum of safeguarded data including 'collective/social data' in light of its commercial value. The paper recognizes that consent based ownership frameworks are…

2017

IT for Change contributed to the 'call for submission on online violence against women' by the Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, Ms. Dubravka Šimonović. The paper provides a state of play of the legislative, judicial and executive response to violence against women in India and highlights emerging…

2017

IT for Change and IDRC are pleased to announce the results of our call for researchers for our project 'Policy frameworks for digital platforms - Moving from Openness to Inclusion'. We received a large number of highly competitive proposals for the call from several qualified applicants. A total of 62 proposals were…

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 sensationalism. We sorely…

2017

Centre for Education and Technology, IT for Change (http://itforchange.net/education), in collaboration with Vijaya Teachers College, has launched a certificate course on “Integrating ICT in teacher education” for faculty from Bachelors of Education programs in colleges of Bengaluru. The course is offered in a blended mode, with learning…

2017

Amrita Vasudevan is speaking at a panel at the Digital Citizen Summit, 2017 on 22nd September 2017. The panel will reflect on “Regulating search engines: Competition, free speech and human rights”.

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

Anita Gurumurthy will attend the DIODE Network’s workshop at the Green Templeton College, Oxford, UK, between 9-10 October 2017. At the workshop, she will be speaking on new issues/challenges for development policy and practice in the digital economy.

2017

Anita Gurumurthy is participating in the Communication for Social Change conceptual hackathon, Loughborough University, London, between 20-21 September 2017.

2017

IT for Change will announce the results of the open call for researchers for its project, Policy frameworks for digital platforms - Moving from openness to inclusion, on 23 September, 2017.

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