Category: Research & Projects

Girls Online: Policy Discourses in Various Jurisdictions

What are policymakers saying about girls and technology in Canada, the US, the UK, the EU, Australia and New Zealand?

Between 2011 and 2013, the eGirls Project asked student researchers from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law to look into how legislators and policymakers talk about girls online in various jurisdictions. What are perceived to be the main issues concerning girls online? What solutions are proposed? What’s missing from the debate?

Read the results here.

Call for Proposals from Graduate Students of Law

eGirls is looking for paper abstract submissions from graduate students in law and legal studies who wish to be accepted for inclusion in an upcoming two day workshop and public conference, taking place March 27/28, 2014 at the University of Ottawa. Successful applicants will present their paper during day one of the workshop, each be eligible for up to $1,000 to assist with travel expenses, and are invited to attend the public conference on day two free of charge. Exceptional papers may also be selected for inclusion in an edited book volume to be published following the event:

eGirls, eCitizens:  Putting Theory, Policy & Education into Dialogue

 with the Voices of Girls and Young Women

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