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Femhack- Encryption and digital security workshop for cis, trans and queer women, Bangalore
Category Gender and Tech  +
End when 23 May 2015  +
Feedbacks - interest in creating more safe spaces to
- interest in creating more safe spaces to discuss and learn: one repeated feedback was that for participants to truly open up, it helped (among other factors) to have a closed space for cis and trans women in creating a non-threatening, non-judgemental and empathetic space - among the participants were university students running gender and sexuality support groups, who were interested in making available anonymysing tools and having access to literature on feminist approaches to technology - explore having focused groups with different needs (eg. activists, students having small informal support groups, generally curious persons) perhaps gather on different days
persons) perhaps gather on different days  +
For whom is it organized closed space for women (cis, trans, queer) activists, artists and students  +
How many people trained 10  +
KEEP having many more cozy gatherings of women learn from each other :)  +
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Motivations for organizing training To have a safe and closed space for women
To have a safe and closed space for women to discuss and address insecurities around computers and technology, being able to share useful secure communication practices and tools to organize around LGBTQ issues and use these tools strategically. Also to recognize that engagement with technology is political feminist issue and to gauge interest and capacity for events like this.
nterest and capacity for events like this.  +
Number of hours 8  +
START - spread the call wider and earlier, make better use of networks - follow up support so that it is not an isolated event but something participants can dig deeper into  +
STOP being apprehensive about how the event will be received!  +
Start when 23 May 2015  +
Title of the activity femhack- encryption and digital security workshop for women  +
Topics addressed feminist digital spaces, feminist approaches to technology, importance of privacy and digital security in lgbtq organizing  +
Where is located the activity Bangalore, Karnataka  +
Who organize it nayantara  +
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