Author Archives: birgitstoeckl

About birgitstoeckl

gender & communication expert, researcher, networker, activist.

Agenda: Inequality – the G7 must change the endgame | ONE Campaign

Watch and share this parody video asking leaders to take real action to end inequality: Women around the world are facing a crisis and this month world leaders can do something about it. As they assemble at the G7 summit … Continue reading

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Facebook’s ad-serving algorithm discriminates by gender and race – MIT Technology Review

Karen Hao confirms, algorithms are biased and Facebook’s is no exception. The tech giant was sued by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development over the way it let advertisers purposely target their ads by race, gender, and religion … Continue reading

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Exhibition – Hysterical Minining

An exhibition of the Kunsthalle Wien in context of the VIENNA BIENNALE FOR CHANGE 2019 In any society, one fundamental field in which gender is expressed is technology. Technical skills and domains of expertise appear to be divided between the … Continue reading

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Empowering Women through Blockchain Solutions

See the new UN Women brochure “Innovation for gender equality”, you find there showcases and practices around innovation, e.g. how blockchain technology can empower women afected by humanitarian crisis or how women farmers can benefit from the Buy from Women … Continue reading

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Gender-based violence in discourse.

A comparative study on anti-violence communication initiatives across #Europe, in #Austria and #Spain. by Birgit Wolf This post is a resume on my recent academic article presenting the results of a literature review and an analyses of anti-violence campaigns from … Continue reading

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A practitioner’s toolkit on women’s access to justice programming | UN Women – Headquarters

Access to justice is critical for the effective implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. “A practitioner’s toolkit on women’s access to justice programming” was developed by UN Women, UNDP, UNODC and OHCHR to stimulate bolder gender-responsive justice interventions. … Continue reading

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