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Gender & Development: Information and Communication Technology (ICTs)

In July 2018 , the international journal Gender & Development will e xamine the theme of information and communication technology (ICTs), through the lens of gender equality and women’s right


G&D is a unique journal, producing content on three themes each year – in March, July and November - to inform and influence development policymakers, practitioners and researchers about placing women’s rights and gender equality at the centre of their work.

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Call for submissions: What does feminist transformational change look like?

Deadline: 30 September 2017

A year on from the 13th AWID International Forum, this call for submissions, in partnership with OpenDemocracy 50.50, invites first-person reflections and video, photos or artwork that explore the theme of feminist movements and what transformational change looks like.

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Call for submissions: What does feminist transformational change look like?

Deadline: 30 September 2017

A year on from the 13th AWID International Forum, this call for submissions, in partnership with OpenDemocracy 50.50, invites first-person reflections and video, photos or artwork that explore the theme of feminist movements and what transformational change looks like.

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Call for submissions: What does feminist transformational change look like?

Deadline: 30 September 2017

A year on from the 13th AWID International Forum, this call for submissions, in partnership with OpenDemocracy 50.50, invites first-person reflections and video, photos or artwork that explore the theme of feminist movements and what transformational change looks like.

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Gender at Work Book Club

The mission of the Bookclub is to unite diverse voices from within and outside the Gender at Work network and discuss books, articles, films and other media that challenge our assumptions, stretch our boundaries and ignite our passion.

Joint statement on Facebook's internal guidelines for content moderation

In late May the Guardian released the Facebook Files, leaked internal documents revealing how the company moderates content. Many of us have long called for more transparency around Facebook's content moderation so we can better understand gender-based violence that happens on the platform and provide feedback.

Source: AWID and other organizations

Joint statement on Facebook's internal guidelines for content moderation

In late May the Guardian released the Facebook Files, leaked internal documents revealing how the company moderates content. Many of us have long called for more transparency around Facebook's content moderation so we can better understand gender-based violence that happens on the platform and provide feedback.

Source: AWID and other organizations

Joint statement on Facebook's internal guidelines for content moderation

In late May the Guardian released the Facebook Files, leaked internal documents revealing how the company moderates content. Many of us have long called for more transparency around Facebook's content moderation so we can better understand gender-based violence that happens on the platform and provide feedback.

Source: AWID and other organizations

Call for submissions: Media Award, Zimbabwe

Deadline: 31 October 2017

Gender and Media Connect is inviting entries from journalists in Zimbabwe working around print, broadcast, graphics and images (photojournalists and Cartoonists) for our inaugural 2017 "Gender and Media Awards". These awards will recognise both individuals and media houses that have worked towards improving gender equality and equity IN and THROUGH the media in Zimbabwe.

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Russia: Government vs. Rights Groups

For the past four years, the Kremlin has sought to stigmatize criticism or alternative views of government policy as disloyal, foreign-sponsored, or even traitorous.  It is part of a sweeping crackdown to silence critical voices that has included new legal restrictions on the internet, on freedom of expression, on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, and on other fundamental freedoms.

Source: Human Rights Watch