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Not “revenge porn”: New trends in non-consensual intimate imagery in Uganda & the role of digital security: Session at RightsCon

Rohini Lakshané is facilitating a session titled “Not “revenge porn”: New trends in non-consensual intimate imagery in Uganda and the role of digital security” at RightsCon on July 28, 2020, 2:15 to 3:15 pm IST. Details of the session are

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Disclaimer about a talk made by our erstwhile contractor at Internet Governance Forum 2018

In the wake of certain recent events, The Bachchao Project (hereinafter “TBP”) has been compelled to publish this disclaimer regarding a talk made by an erstwhile contractor of TBP at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) on 13 November 2018. A

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Online talk on “Usability and privacy issues in government-issued Covid-19 apps in India”

Rohini Lakshané delivered a talk on “Usability and privacy issues in government-issued Covid-19 apps in India” on June 22, 2020. The talk was organised by Thus Critique and Hasgeek and moderated by Nishthaa Manchanda. Event details: https://hasgeek.com/thus/usability-and-privacy-issues-in-government-issued-covid-19-apps-in-india2/#about Video recording of

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“Public Safety Tech, Women’s Agency, and Privacy”: Session at GDDF 20

A breakout session entitled “No Woman, No Panic: Public Safety Tech, Women’s Agency, and Privacy” was held at the Global Digital Development Forum (GDDF), a virtual conference held on May 6, 2020. The speakers were Rohini Lakshané (The Bachchao Project),

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“Holistic security strategies to address non-consensual intimate images”: Session at GDDF 20

Rohini Lakshané moderated a breakout session entitled “Holistic security strategies to address non-consensual intimate images” at the Global Digital Development Forum (GDDF), a virtual conference held on May 6, 2020. The speakers at this session were Peace Oliver Amuge, Sandra

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“Anatomy of Internet shutdowns”: Panel discussion at Nullcon 2020

Prateek Waghre, Research Analyst, The Takshashila Institution was a speaker in a panel discussion at Nullcon on March 8, 2020 about a study carried out jointly with Rohini Lakshané of The Bachchao Project. In the discussion entitled “Anatomy of Internet

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Submissions citing analysis of whitelist for Internet access in Jammu and Kashmir

A representation prepared by the Internet Freedom Foundation and submitted to the Jammu and Kashmir government references an analysis and prepared by Rohini Lakshané (The Bachchao Project) and Prateek Waghre (The Takshashila Institution). An abridged version of the submission can

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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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[Profile] 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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