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Sunday, December 3 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
How the Internet Helps (and Hurts) Women's Movements Around the World

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For years women around the world have used online tools in powerful ways to demand justice, organize for change, and reclaim their own stories. This roundtable will discuss the challenges women’s movements have faced trying to create safe spaces for a feminist internet and give inspiration to women who want to leverage digital media to take on patriarchy, violence against women and structural inequality in their communities.

Moderators
avatar for Janine Mendes-Franco

Janine Mendes-Franco

Regional Editor, Caribbean, Global Voices
I am a writer and creative content producer based in Trinidad and Tobago. My documentary on child labour in the Caribbean was screened at the inaugural Trinidad + Tobago Film Festival. I have worked on several films since (one of which won the Jury Prize for Best Local Short), an... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Simin Kargar

Simin Kargar

Research Affiliate, Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society
Simin Kargar is an Iranian human rights lawyer with a focus on the interrelations of technology and human rights. She studies harmful speech online, gender-based violence and technology, and the interplays of social media, power and propaganda. In addition, Simin investigates how... Read More →
avatar for Anja Kovacs

Anja Kovacs

Project Director, Internet Democracy Project
Dr. Anja Kovacs directs the Internet Democracy Project in Delhi. India, which works towards an Internet that supports freedom of expression, democracy and social justice. Anja’s work focuses especially on questions regarding freedom of expression, cybersecurity and the architec... Read More →
avatar for Prudence Nyamishana

Prudence Nyamishana

Watoto Church Central, Kla
prudencenyamishana.wordpress.com https://twitter.com/#!/nyamishana
avatar for Taisa Sganzerla

Taisa Sganzerla

Lusophone Editor, Global Voices
Oversensitive writer, humble videomaker, novice coder and wannabe musician.


Sunday December 3, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Roundtable Space TRACE Expert City

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