EQUALITY AND MEDIA SMART’S RELEASE “TO SHARE OR NOT TO SHARE” RESEARCH

EQUALITY AND MEDIA SMART’S RELEASE “TO SHARE OR NOT TO SHARE” RESEARCH

eQuality Project partner Media Smarts – in partnership with the eQuality Project’ co-leaders and researchers – has recently released research concerning teen’s privacy decisions when posting photos to social media. The report explores the complex decision-making processes that teens go through before sharing photos on social media platforms. For further information, please follow the link below.
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EQ’S JANE BAILEY AT POLICY IGNITE!

EQ’S JANE BAILEY AT POLICY IGNITE!

eQuality Co-leader Jane Bailey participated in Policy Ignite’s #Canada300 event this past week, and if you were unable to catch the event, we have uploaded Jane’s talk as well as links for further information at the link below.
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DIGITAL SURVEILLANCE OF STUDENTS IS DETRIMENTAL TO THEIR LEARNING

DIGITAL SURVEILLANCE OF STUDENTS IS DETRIMENTAL TO THEIR LEARNING

eQuality Co-leaders and investigators Valerie Steeves, Jane Bailey, Priscilla Regan, and Leslie Shade shared their insights at the “Privacy Implications in the Networked Classroom” event last month – a video and further information is available at the link below.
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OPEN PARTICIPATION IN POWER: WATCH ONLINE

OPEN PARTICIPATION IN POWER: WATCH ONLINE

Were you unable to attend “Open Participation is Power,” but want to know how the events went? Never fear! You can watch the event online by following this link.
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WATCH: KIMBERLÉ CRENSHAW’S TED TALK ON INTERSECTIONALITY

WATCH: KIMBERLÉ CRENSHAW’S TED TALK ON INTERSECTIONALITY

Kimberlé Crenshaw argues that race and gender bias can combine to create a more harmful situation than either could create on their own. Furthermore, those individuals who stand in opposition to multiple forms of discrimination and exclusion are often subjected to both. For more information on her talk, to watch the talk, or to read the transcript, please follow the link below.
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Legal Briefs: Cyberbullying & Cyberviolence Law

Do you have questions regarding the legal ramifications of cyberbullying and cyberviolence? Are you looking for information regarding Canada's legislative and legal responses to online harassment? Exp...

Pushback Timeline

Welcome to our interactive PushBack Timeline, a chronicle of how young people themselves have used networked communications to push back against discrimination. These campaigns not only highlight the

Annual Reports

Here you will find all of the eQuality Project's Annual Reports, in downloadable .PDF format. These reports detail our activities - such as research, presentations, and work with Project partners - fo...

School & Community Resources

Half Girl, Half Face Created by EQ partner MediaSmarts, this workshop is intended for girls in grades 7-9.  It explores many of the online image issues teenage girls may encounter when they use socia

eQuality Features

Media

Connect with the eQuality team on Twitter, on YouTube and in the press.  Click here to access our media resources or to contact an EQ expert to answer your questions about online equality or find a sp...
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Policy

Our partners are committed to developing new, innovative policies to help young people get the most out of networked technologies.  Get informed — check out our policy memos, backgrounders, papers, an...
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Resources

Access our research, including publications, work in progress, and conference presentations. Access our policy, including our memos & backgrounders and our policy papers. Access our school &
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Research

The EQ team is dedicated to creating new knowledge about young people’s use of networked communications, with a special emphasis on privacy and equality.  Check out our publications, works-in-progress
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