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How can we strengthen existing legal-institutional response mechanisms?

IT for Change
Research Papers and Reports
- 2017

Our discussion paper on the issue of technology-mediated violence against women analyses the adequacy of the current legal and institutional frameworks in India and proposes alternate models that need to be debated and analysed. The paper raises a series of questions on overhauling the...

 

Report of the pre-consultation on Technology-mediated Violence Against Women

IT for Change
Research Papers and Reports
- 2017

A pre-consultation meeting was organised in Bangalore in January 2017 to review our discussion paper: Technology-mediated violence against women in India. How can we strengthen existing legal-institutional response mechanisms? A group of feminist scholars and...

 

Online freedom for all = No unfreedom for women, a project on technology-mediated violence against women

ITfC
Research Papers and Reports
- 2017

World-over, technology mediated violence against women is growing to be a serious social problem. Women’s full and free participation in digital spaces presupposes a safe online environment, but going online seem to be fraught with the risk of violence for women. Governments, especially in...

 

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 multi-country research study on ICT mediated citizen engagement and its impact on governance structures and processes.

 

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...

 

Research on Open Educational Resources (2014-ongoing)

ITfC
Research Papers and Reports
- 2014

The Subject Teacher Forum (STF) is an “in-service teacher education” programme for high school teachers in...

 

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...