Stop Honor Killing

Project Name: Stop Honor Killing Initiated by: IKWRO The ‘Stop Honor Killings in India’ blog is the International Campaign Against Honour Killing, a project started by Diana Nammi Director and Founder of London-based charity IKWRO that provides support and protection to women faced with ‘with ‘honour’-based violence and forced marriage.  The blog shares views and opinions against the honor killings in India…

MyNeta.info

Project Name: MyNeta.info Initiated by: Association for Democratic Reforms MyNeta.info is an initiative of the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), a nonprofit organization that aims to disclose the criminal, financial and education background of the candidates contesting elections. Along with ADR, the National Election Watch has continuously conducted a survey and conducted Election Watches for the…

Koshish

Project Name: Koshish Initiated by: TISS TISS (Tata Institute of Social Sciences) initiated the project ‘KOSHISH’ to reach out to homeless and destitute children in Mumbai, India to provide social inclusion through ICT. Koshish identifies the government departments like Police, Department of Law and Judiciary, etc., responsible for rehabilitation of these under underprivileged community to…

Economic Empowerment for Minority Muslims in India through ICT

Project Name: Economic Empowerment for Minority Muslims in India through ICT Initiated by: Datamation Foundation The project is undertaken by Datamation Foundation with support from United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). In March 2003, Community Multimedia Centre (CMC) was established in Babul-uloom-Madarasa which is located in Seelampur- Zaffrabad in the outskirts of North-East Delhi.…

Ujjas Innovation

Project Name: Ujjas Innovation Initiated by: National Foundation of India The National Foundation of India, a non-profit foundation in India initially offered the village women from the Western state of Gujarat’s underdeveloped region called Kutch to bring out their own newsletter called Ujjas (which means the ‘LIGHT’) with the help of Kutch Mahila Vikas Sangathan (KMVS),…

Citizen journalism & Human Rights in North-East India

Project Name: Citizen journalism & Human Rights in North-East India Promoted by WACC Initiated by: World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) The World Association for Christian Communication (WACC), an international organization that promotes communication as a basic human right, essential to people’s dignity and community. WACC works with all those denied the right to communicate because of…

Bhopal Net

Project Name: Bhopal Net Bhopal Net is action group that fights for the victims of the Bhopal Gas accident. The group uses internet as a medium to fight for the human rights of victims who have been affected in the Bhopal gas tragedy, which was considered one of the world’s worst industrial catastrophes. Following the disaster,the Government of…

The Pink Chaddi Campaign

Project Name: The Pink Chaddi Campaign Initiated by: Alternative Law Forum (ALF) The Pink Chaddi (or Pink Underwear Campaign) is the first kind of online nonviolent protest movement that started through social networking campaigning in 2009. The movement launched in India in response to notable incidences of violent conservative and rightwing activism against perceived violations…

DEF Response on IGF’s Open Call for Input on Inter-sessional Work

 1. Which themes should be addressed in the inter-sessional work of IGF 2015?  Access Issue should be taken through inter-sessional work. In terms of access, affordability, mobile technology is inclusive in terms of existing infrastructure, affordability, wide-range of communication medium, etc. On the same line, wireless plays an important role in providing the last mile…