Open Space, B 1, Hermes Vishal, Lane No.7, Koregaon Park, Pune, 11 am-3pm
The Centre for Communication and Development Studies (CCDS) (Pune) in collaboration with Point of View (Mumbai) and EROTICS invite you to participate in a workshop in Pune titled ‘Connect Your Rights: Gender, Sexuality and the Internet’. Anja Kovacs will speak at the event about the Internet Democracy Project’s research on women and online abuse in India.
The workshop is a half-day meeting that will bring together users, activists and academics, to contribute to making the internet a more democratic space through people’s voices, thoughts and actions.
The workshop will explore issues related to agency, risk and morality in the online lives of women; pornography and its discontents; and online violence.
A working lunch will be provided. Please confirm your participation: seating is limited. To register, call Anjula Srivastava at CCDS at 020 – 26150184. There is no registration fee.
Bishakha Datta writes and films non-fiction, thinks about gender, sexuality and the internet, runs the non-profit Point of View in Mumbai, and is part of the Wikipedia family. @busydot
Rohini Lakshane is a former technology journalist and a Wikipedian. Her core interests include ‘openness’, technology for good and online civil liberties. @aldebaran
Manjima Bhattacharjya is a researcher and feminist activist working independently with many types of non-profits around the world on issues of gender, sexuality, violence, technology and labour, and is a board member of two feminist NGOs: Jagori in Delhi and Point of View in Mumbai. @manzibarr
Anja Kovacs directs the Internet Democracy Project, Delhi, where her work focuses on questions regarding freedom of expression, cyber security and the architecture of Internet governance as they relate to the Internet and democracy. @anjakovacs