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Day One:- Take Back The Tech

category international | rights, freedoms and repression | news report author Saturday November 25, 2006 11:49author by C Murray Report this post to the editors

Modelled on the 'Take Back the Night Campaign'

Take Back the night was a campaign instigated by two women to do just that.
Reclaim women's Spaces and safety in cities and university campuses.
Take Back the Tech believes that violence Against Women occurs on the
internet because of unequal power relationships between women and men.

It's anti-patriarchial. Contributions are welcome from men who have also
suffered in Patriarchical systems- and there are many.

Today is the first day of the campaign. http://takebackthetech.net/blogathon.htm
Take Bach the Tech
Take Bach the Tech

People are being asked to commit sixteen days to using blogspaces to
highlight experiences of VAW online and use tech in any way possible
to highlight these issues.

So if you want to localise the campaign , there are online tips at

http://takebackthetech/techtips.html

A reminder too- In Ireland , women's aid has also launched with amnesty
the sixteen shelters for sixteen days campaign- to highlight the good
work of women's aid and to draw attention to the lack of emergency
beds for victims of domestic abuse.

http://www.ireland16days.blogspot.com
http://ireland16days.blogspot.com/2006/11/16-shelters-f....html

Related Link: http://takebackthetech.net
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