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Trainer: Rabab Khan
Digital Storytelling to Combat
Violence against Women
Created by Rabab Khan
After
nourishment,
shelter and
companionship
,
stories are the
thing we need
most in the
world.‖
~Philip Pullman
Why are you here?
 Discuss and learn how digital stories can help to
combat violence against women
 Watch how others hav...
How can digital
stories help
combat violence
against women?
The World 2.0
―First we thought the PC was a calculator. Then we found out
how to turn numbers into letters with ASCII — and we
thought ...
ByGavinLlewellyn[CC-BY-2.0(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)],viaWikimediaCommons
―Social media
spark a
revelation that
we, the people,
have a voice,
and through the
democratization
of content and
ideas w...
How can technology help
women?
 Digital Sisters http://www.digitalsistas.
 org/home.shtml
 Women Who Tech http://womenw...
How can technology help
women?
How can technology help
women?
/Burhan Ozbilici / AP Photo
―The question
isn’t who’s
going to let me;
it’s who is going
to stop me.‖
~Ayn Rand
How is Digital Storytelling
Useful?
Personal
Reflection
& Growth
Education & Awareness
Movement
Building
Policy &
Advocacy...
How is Digital Storytelling
Useful?
Personal
Reflection
& Growth
Education & Awareness
Movement
Building
Policy &
Advocacy...
―Our deepest wishes are whispers of our
authentic selves. We must learn to respect
them. We must learn to listen.‖ ~Sarah
...
What is Digital Storytelling?
Digital stories are stories produced, stored
and disseminated using digital media
The tools
may
have
change
The
stories
are the
same
The
Focus
The Focus
Your
 Control over the medium
 Choice of words (narration)
 Choice of Pictures
 Choice of Music
The process ...
The Process
By Bryan Hong (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copylef...
To use your talents
to tell stories of your
own.
To learn to tell your
stories using words,
visuals, and multi-
media.
To develop your
own unique voice
drawing from your
talents and
nterests.
To learn story writing
techniques
To learn
computer
skills and
online
technologies
to increase
the power of
your story.
The Result
 Create a 1– 4 minute digital video clip
 First person narrative [begins with a written script
~ 400 words]
...
When a digital
story is finished it
should be
remembered for
its soul, not the
bells and whistles
of the technology
tools....
Credits:
•Images from Wikimedia Commons and Stock Xchng
•Outcomes of Digital Storytelling Matrix developed by
The Center
F...
Introduction - Digital Storytelling to Combat Violence Against Women
Introduction - Digital Storytelling to Combat Violence Against Women
Introduction - Digital Storytelling to Combat Violence Against Women
Introduction - Digital Storytelling to Combat Violence Against Women
Introduction - Digital Storytelling to Combat Violence Against Women
Introduction - Digital Storytelling to Combat Violence Against Women
Introduction - Digital Storytelling to Combat Violence Against Women
Introduction - Digital Storytelling to Combat Violence Against Women
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Introduction - Digital Storytelling to Combat Violence Against Women

  1. 1. Trainer: Rabab Khan Digital Storytelling to Combat Violence against Women Created by Rabab Khan
  2. 2. After nourishment, shelter and companionship , stories are the thing we need most in the world.‖ ~Philip Pullman
  3. 3. Why are you here?  Discuss and learn how digital stories can help to combat violence against women  Watch how others have used digital stories  Learn the basics of telling an effective story  Learn the basics of how to use the tools  Tell your own story in digital format  Use your learning to teach other women how to harness technology
  4. 4. How can digital stories help combat violence against women?
  5. 5. The World 2.0
  6. 6. ―First we thought the PC was a calculator. Then we found out how to turn numbers into letters with ASCII — and we thought it was a typewriter. Then we discovered graphics, and we thought it was a television. With the World Wide Web, we've realized it's a brochure.‖ ~ Douglas Adams
  7. 7. ByGavinLlewellyn[CC-BY-2.0(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)],viaWikimediaCommons
  8. 8. ―Social media spark a revelation that we, the people, have a voice, and through the democratization of content and ideas we can once again unite around common passions, inspire movements, and ignite change.‖ ~ Brian Solis By Essam Sharaf (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
  9. 9. How can technology help women?  Digital Sisters http://www.digitalsistas.  org/home.shtml  Women Who Tech http://womenwhotech.com/  Fem 2.0 http://www.fem2pt0.com/  Women Action and the Media http://www.womenactionmedia.org/  Take Back the Tech http://www.takebackthetech.net/  UNIFEM http://www.unifem.org/campaigns/sayno/
  10. 10. How can technology help women?
  11. 11. How can technology help women?
  12. 12. /Burhan Ozbilici / AP Photo ―The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.‖ ~Ayn Rand
  13. 13. How is Digital Storytelling Useful? Personal Reflection & Growth Education & Awareness Movement Building Policy & Advocacy Research & Evaluation Digital Storytelling This slide is based on a digital storytelling outcomes matrix developed by staff at the Center for Digital Storytelling, www.storycenter.or which pioneered the practice of digital storytelling in the early 1990s and continues to offer training and technical assistance globally
  14. 14. How is Digital Storytelling Useful? Personal Reflection & Growth Education & Awareness Movement Building Policy & Advocacy Research & Evaluation
  15. 15. ―Our deepest wishes are whispers of our authentic selves. We must learn to respect them. We must learn to listen.‖ ~Sarah Ban Breathnach By Rennett Stowe from USA (Meditation Uploaded by russavia) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
  16. 16. What is Digital Storytelling? Digital stories are stories produced, stored and disseminated using digital media
  17. 17. The tools may have change
  18. 18. The stories are the same
  19. 19. The Focus
  20. 20. The Focus Your  Control over the medium  Choice of words (narration)  Choice of Pictures  Choice of Music The process is as powerful for the story teller as the end product is to the viewer.
  21. 21. The Process
  22. 22. By Bryan Hong (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons ―When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.‖ ~Audre Lorde
  23. 23. To use your talents to tell stories of your own.
  24. 24. To learn to tell your stories using words, visuals, and multi- media.
  25. 25. To develop your own unique voice drawing from your talents and nterests.
  26. 26. To learn story writing techniques
  27. 27. To learn computer skills and online technologies to increase the power of your story.
  28. 28. The Result  Create a 1– 4 minute digital video clip  First person narrative [begins with a written script ~ 400 words]  Told in your own voice [record script]  Illustrated (mostly) by still images  Music track to add emotional tone
  29. 29. When a digital story is finished it should be remembered for its soul, not the bells and whistles of the technology tools. Bernajean Porter
  30. 30. Credits: •Images from Wikimedia Commons and Stock Xchng •Outcomes of Digital Storytelling Matrix developed by The Center For Digital Storytelling (http://www.storycenter.org) in conjunction with Silence Speaks (http://www.silencespeaks.org) collaboration with Sonke Gender Justice in South Africa (http://genderjustice.org.za)

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