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Call for volunteers: The Glass Room Exhibition, Bengaluru, 22 to 24 November 2019

The Bachchao Project invites volunteers for The Glass Room exhibition scheduled to be held in Bengaluru from November 22 to 24, 2019 at UB City. The Glass Room is a global pop-up exhibition that is generating a conversation about data

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[Event announcement] The Glass Room Exhibition, Bengaluru, 22 to 24 November 2019

The first-ever edition of the global pop-up exhibition “The Glass Room” to be held in India has been organised by The Bachchao Project in Bengaluru from 22 to 24 November, 2019. The Glass Room is a public intervention that provides an interactive, fun, and challenging experience, bringing to life the most pressing challenges facing people and the tech industry today.

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[Book] 31 Fantastic adventures in science – Women scientists of India

Rohini Lakshané, Director (Emerging Research) at The Bachchao Project has been featured in a book entitled “31 Fantastic adventures in science – Women scientists of India” authored by Nandita Jayaraj and Aashima Friedog. The book was released in August 2019.

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Hacktoberfest 2019, Bengaluru

Rohini Lakshané was a speaker at a Hacktoberfest event organised by Devopedia in Bengaluru on 19 October 2019. Her talk was entitled “The openness movement”. Details of the event: https://www.meetup.com/Devopedia/events/265309414

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The Bachchao Project at Rightscon 2019

Members of The Bachchao Project spoke at two sessions at RightsCon held in Tunis, Tunisia from June 11 to 14, 2019. Rohini Lakshané and Raashi Saxena spoke at “Studying the impact of shutdowns from the lens of gender, conflict and

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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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