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Session on Internet shutdowns, ICT4D Conference 2019, Uganda

Rohini Lakshané of The Bachchao Project spoke at a session entitled “Impact Of Intentional Internet Shutdowns And Unreliable Mobile Connectivity On Women In Conflict-Strained Manipur” at the ICT4D Conference 2019. The session was featured under the “Humanitarian Response and Resilience”

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Leadership in public policy course 2018, New Delhi

Rohini Lakshané of The Bachchao Project attended the Leadership in Public Policy Course held on November 29-30, 2018 in New Delhi. The course was organised by the British High Commission and Takshashila.

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Panel discussion on intentional internet shutdowns at Digital Citizen Summit 2018

Rohini Lakshané of The Bachchao Project was a speaker on a panel on the topic of intentional internet shutdowns at the Digital Citizen Summit held in New Delhi on November 1-2, 2018. The panel discussion entitled “Living in Digital Darkness

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South Asia Online Safety Summit, New Delhi, October 2018

As part of our focus on issues of technology-mediated violence against women, Rohini Lakshané attended two events organised by Facebook in New Delhi: South Asia Online Summit held on 29 October 2018. The day-long event was organised by Facebook in

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The Bachchao Project featured in RightsCon Community Voices series

The Bachchao Project was recently featured in the RightsCon Community voices series: https://www.accessnow.org/community-voices-the-bachchao-project-fights-for-gender-rights-online Community Voices: The Bachchao Project fights for gender rights online 28 August 2018 | 2:29 pm | Nikki Gladstone CC-BY 2018 accessnow.org The Bachchao Project is a

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Paper on Safe Goa project presented at Tech4Dev Conference 2018

Chinmayi S K presented the methodology for the Safe Goa project at the 5th International Conference on Technologies for Development (Tech4Dev 2018) held in Laussane, Switzerland from 27 to 29 June 2018. A working paper titled “Low Technology Participatory Methodologies

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Workshop on building tech for diversity and inclusion, Brussels

The Bachchao Project, Open Knowledge Belgium and BeCentral partnered to host a hands-on and insightful workshop on July 5 and 6, 2018, called “Building Tech for Diversity and Inclusion”. The workshop was delivered by Chinmayi S K and was hosted

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Safe Goa nominated for Sandvik India Gender Awards 2018

Chinmayi S K was selected as a finalist in the Individual category of the Sandvik India Gender Awards, 2018 for the Safe Goa project, which was conceived and executed as an initiative of The Bachchao Project. Sandvik India received 384

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Workshop on inclusive tech hosted by Prototype Fund in Berlin

The Prototype Fund, Berlin hosted a “Diversity and Inclusion in Tech” workshop on May 7, 2018. The workshop was held at the Mozilla office in Berlin and delivered by Chinmayi S K, Founder of The Bachchao Project. It was based on

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The Bachchao Project at RightsCon 2018

Members of The Bachchao Project spoke at five different sessions at RightsCon held in Toronto, Canada from May 16 to 18, 2018. Chinmayi S K and Rohini Lakshané delivered a lightning talk entitled “Researching women’s lives and livelihoods in the

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