Gender and Internet Governance

18 November 2009 - A Dynamic Coalition on Sharm el Sheikh,Egypt


Gender and Internet Governance

The Dynamic Coalition on Gender Equality aims to ensure gender perspective is included in the key debates around internet governance issues, such as content regulation, privacy, access, freedom of expression among others. Among others, the coalition wants to promote women's visibility at the IGF and related fora; to conduct research and input on the main topics of IGF debates; to support capacity building of gender advocates and to promote more effective linkages between local, regional and global initiatives on gender and information society.

The initial coalition partners include individual representatives and affiliates representing the following organizations and institutions:

  • EMERGE - Centro de Pesquisa e Produção em Comunicação e Emergência of Fluminense, Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF)
  • G2G Gender and Technology, Brazil [To be confirmed]