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Strengthening existing legal-institutional response mechanisms to technology-mediated violence against women in India

ITfC
Research Papers and Reports
- 2017

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...

 

Voice or Chatter? Using Structuration Framework Towards a Theory of ICT mediated Citizen Engagement(2016-ongoing)

ITfC
Research Papers and Reports
- 2017

IT for Change is spearheading a research study into ICT mediated citizen engagement and its impact on governance structures and processes.

 

Policy series on "Developing countries and global Internet governance" (2011-current)

ITfC
Research Papers and Reports
- 2017

IT for Change has been a key resource centre supporting developing country engagements in global Internet governance forums, in the post-WSIS phase. Through periodic policy briefs, we have examined the rapidly evolving social, economic and cultural implications of Internet...

 

Professional Learning Communities and collaborative OER in Karnataka, Research Report from IT for Change

ITfC
Research Papers and Reports
- 2017

A collaborative OER adoption programme which included 67 mathematics, science and social science high school teachers and teacher educators in Karnataka state, India, was studied using an Action Research approach, by IT for Change. This group was embedded within a larger...

 

FREE BASICS: A wrong turn on the road to women's empowerment?

ITfC
Research Papers and Reports
- 2016

In 2015, WWW Foundation and Sida launched the Women's Rights Online research study to map the opportunities for women's empowerment through web-enabled ICTs, across the capital cities/economic hubs...

 

UNESCAP Research Study on E-government and gender equality in the Asia-Pacific

ITfC
Research Papers and Reports
- 2016

IT for Change carried out a 5-country research study on gender and e-government in the Asia-Pacific, in partnership with UNESCAP and UNPOG. This study examined how e-government norms, rules and practices impact institutional...

 

WWW Research Study on 'ICTs for Empowerment of Women and Girls'

ITfC
Research Papers and Reports
- 2014

The Gender and Citizenship in the Information Society (CITIGEN) programme, coordinated by IT for Change and supported by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), aimed at exploring the new opportunities and challenges for women’s citizenship in the emerging...

 

What does the Internet Governance Forum signify for gender equality?

Anita Gurumurthy and Nandini Chami
Research Papers and Reports
- 2014

This paper sets out to study how gender equality gets constructed within the discursive space of IGF, using IGF 2012 as an exemplar. It utilises a Critical Discourse Analysis Framework that draws upon the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development's framework...

 

Subject Teacher Forum - Creating ' Teachers Communities of Learning'

IT for Change
Research Papers and Reports
- 2013

ITfC worked with Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyaan (RMSA), Department of State Educational Research and Training (DSERT), Karnataka, to create a 'Teachers Communities of Learning' through the Subject Teacher Forums, Karnataka in Mathematics, Science and Social...

 

Exploring an institutional model for Community Knowledge Centres: A research study for the Karnataka Knowledge Commission

Parminder Jeet Singh, Anita Gurumurthy and Nandini C
Research Papers and Reports
- 2012

IT for Change's research study on 'Exploring an institutional model for Samudaya Jnana Kendras (Community Knowledge Centres)' explores the possibility of setting up state-initiated, community knowledge centres ( Samudaya Jnana Kendras) in various...