Imagine a Feminist Internet: The...

This year, a group of 45 activists, researchers, academics and techies are meeting again in Malaysia to deepen the discussion around feminism and technology. They will be tweeting on #imagineafeministinternet and we invite you to participate in the conversation by engaging with the hashtag and following @takebackthetech.
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GenderIT.org

Launched in 2006, GenderIT.org is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews and...

Nudies, #FreeTheNipple and online...

DJ's choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to genderit at apcwomen.org or tweet us your links using #genderit.
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Tarryn Booysen

Tarryn is a South African BA graduate with majors in Psychology and Sociology. She currently works...

CONSIDERING THE INTERNET AS ENABLING...

This pa­per ser­ves to dis­cuss di­gi­tal as a space for po­li­tics to play out, in par­ti­cu­lar in re­la­ti­on to pu­blics and coun­ter pu­blics. It does so through the lens of what oc­cur­red in 2012 at Jo­han­nes­burg Pri­de South Af­ri­ca.
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Nyx McLean

Nyx is a feminist, activist, and a masters student at Rhodes University. She is also a part of the...

ICTs for Feminist Movement Building:...

This toolkit aims to assist activists to think through their communication strategies in a way that supports movement building. It offers a practical guide to writing a communication strategy and reviews a number of tools (ICTs) and technology-related campaigns which can be used in organising work.

Google renamed, 800 sites banned and no...

DJ's choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to genderit at apcwomen.org or tweet us your links using #genderit.
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Tarryn Booysen

Tarryn is a South African BA graduate with majors in Psychology and Sociology. She currently works...

Hacking exclusion: African feminists...

An important connection between women's rights activism and building movements of solidarity and resistance, is communication. The internet is a fundamental and potentially transformative public space which can enable and facilitate communication at speed, across borders and through time and space. It is a stage for violences that are familiar to feminists living and resisting in spaces outside of the internet. The internet is a space too for incredible creativity and connection and according to the Association for Progressive Communications Women's Rights Programme (APC WRP) “is an extension, reflection and continuum of our movements and resistance in other spaces.”
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Jennifer Radloff

Jennifer is a South African feminist and coordinates APC's work in supporting women human...