Rohini Lakshané of The Bachchao Project will speak 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 features under the “Humanitarian Response and Resilience” track. In the session, Rohini will present the most significant findings of the study “Of Sieges and Shutdowns” conducted by The Bachchao Project in late 2017 in Manipur. She will also speak about the research methodology employed by her and Chinmayi S K to study the impact of intentional Internet shutdowns from the lenses of gender, conflict and the status of ethnic minority.
Read the full report of the study at: Of Sieges and Shutdowns
The conference is scheduled to be held from April 30 to May 2, 2019 at Kampala, Uganda. Details: https://www.ict4dconference.org