Thursday, 2nd December 2010 | 7:00 pm
Take Back The Tech (TBTT) is a collaborative campaign that takes place during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence (25 Nov – 10 Dec). It is a call to everyone – especially women and girls – to take control of technology to end violence against women.
Join us at T2F for an interactive session with activists and campaigners spearheading Pakistan’s Take Back The Tech campaign.
What is TBTT?
An introduction to global and local efforts by Jehan Ara
An overview of two TBTT projects designed to address gender violence issues through the strategic use of ICT
Nuzhat Kidvai, Naveen Naqvi and Sana Saleem
Screening of “Mukhtar Mai: The Struggle for Justice”
A 10 minute documentary by Beena Sarwar
Social Activism in the Age of Facebook, Twitter, and Blogs
Conversations with Beena Sarwar, Attiya Dawood, and Farieha Aziz. Moderated by Sabeen Mahmud
Global TBTT Website: http://www.takebackthetech.net/
Twitter Hashtag: #takebackthetech
Take Back the Tech! is a project supported by the MDG3 Fund and implemented by the APC Women’s Networking & Support Programme through P@SHA & BytesforAll, its partners in Pakistan.
Date: Thursday, 2nd December 2010
Time: 7:00 pm
Venue: PeaceNiche | T2F Address | Map
Seats are limited and will be available on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. No reservations.