GenderScoop is a monthly digest on gender & ICT in the Philippines

March 2022 scoop: Recognizing online violence as ‘real-world violence’, surfacing feminist lens on the borderlessness of the Internet

What we gather this month:

Manifestations of online gender-based violence (OGBV). Incidence of ICT-facilitated trafficking and gendered disinformation continued.

The internet and women and girls’ activism. This Women’s History Month, online spaces and technology were continuously recognized as instrumental to the meaningful exercise of women and girls’ rights.

Platforms spotlight women. Various online platforms aligned with causes for women.

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Reads on gender and feminist perspectives on ICT. We saw quite a lot of article and research releases that highlight the intersecting issues of gender and ICT. These include women’s online safety, internet algorithms, and access (or lack thereof).

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT.  Check out FMA’s Gender & ICT discussions this month:

Beyond the Philippines. The Internet is boundless. Here are reads this month from across the world that may affect how we look at gender & ICT issues in the Philippines:

This month’s Feminist Principle of the Internet (FPI)

Information

Did you know that 3/4 of the online population of the world today comes from the global South – from Asia, from Africa, from Latin America? Also, nearly half all women are online. Yet most public knowledge online has so far been written by white men from Europe and North America. This is according to Whose Knowledge?, a global campaign working to create, collect and curate knowledge from and with marginalised communities, particularly women, people of colour, LGBTQI communities, indigenous peoples and others from the global South.  Why make a feminist internet? >

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Maraming Salamat!

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