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Improving Gender Rights Online: Perspectives from the Global South
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Women In Tech 14 August 2018

Improving Gender Rights Online: Perspectives from the Global South

The Internet has helped to empower communities of across the globe. However, existing gender disparities, discrimination, and inequalities, especially...

Leveling Up Women One Edit at a Time
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Internet Governance 22 June 2018

Leveling Up Women One Edit at a Time

Only 1 in 10 Wikipedia editors is a woman. Unfortunately, the underrepresentation of female perspectives is quite common within...

Connecting the Unconnected: The Land of Zero Connect
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Access 30 May 2018

Connecting the Unconnected: The Land of Zero Connect

As we move to a more digitally-connected world, the need for Internet access has never been greater. In many...

The First Nepal School on Internet Governance
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Beyond the Net 10 May 2018

The First Nepal School on Internet Governance

In January 2018, the Internet Society Nepal Chapter organized the first Nepal School on Internet Governance (npSIG) in collaboration...

Digital Empowerment of Women in South Asia
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Women In Tech 2 April 2018

Digital Empowerment of Women in South Asia

The Internet Society Pakistan Islamabad Chapter (PK IBD) organised a webinar on “Digital Empowerment of Women in South Asia” on 15 March,...

Sri Lankan Shutdown of Web-Based Services Creates Huge Social Costs
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Human Rights 26 March 2018

Sri Lankan Shutdown of Web-Based Services Creates Huge Social Costs

A recent week-long shutdown of several popular Web-based services in Sri Lanka was intended to clamp down on mob...

Teaching Sri Lankan Girls How to Code
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Women In Tech 13 March 2018

Teaching Sri Lankan Girls How to Code

Girls in Technology is a community-based initiative to help increase schoolgirls’ participation in emerging Internet technology careers. The pilot...

Makkiya Jawed: At The Intersection of Technology and Medicine
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Women In Tech 8 March 2018

Makkiya Jawed: At The Intersection of Technology and Medicine

The intersection between technology and medicine is perhaps one of the most important junctions of our time, and, in...

The Process of Developing and Submitting an IETF Internet Draft: My Story
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IETF 22 January 2018

The Process of Developing and Submitting an IETF Internet Draft: My Story

Read the story of the awardee of IETF 100 Fellowship under the ISOC IETF-Outreach Program in South Asia on...

Building a World Free of Barriers: Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s Story
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Access 11 December 2017

Building a World Free of Barriers: Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s Story

We recently shared Part One and Part Two of Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s story. Vashkar is the National Consultant, Accessibility, A2i, Prime Minister’s Office...

Making Education Accessible for All: Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s Story
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Access 7 December 2017

Making Education Accessible for All: Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s Story

We recently shared the first part of Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s story. Vashkar is the National Consultant, Accessibility, A2i, Prime Minister’s Office of...

Start a SIG

Start a SIG

How to start a Special Interest Group The application and charter process is the same as for Internet Society Chapters, so...

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