Video: Feminist talks on a feminist internet

Flavia Fascendini on 12 May 2014 | 4,179views
During APC's Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and the Internet where we explored our collective understanding of what a feminist internet looks like, we asked participants to tell us their vision of a feminist internet.

Imagining a digitally secure, feminist internet

Rohini Lakshané on 09 May 2014 | 1,196views
This is the second in a series of posts reporting on the Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and the Internet held in Port Dickson, Malaysia from April 13 to 17, 2014, to envision a feminist internet and to evolve a framework for it. Around 50 activists working on gender rights, sexual rights and Internet rights in different parts of the world had come together for the meeting.

Sexual rights, internet rights, and feminism!

Ritu Srivastava on 08 May 2014 | 1,177views
Sexual rights! What are you talking about? Does this kind of right exist in India? I never thought about it before I attended Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and Technology.

Turn an idea into action: Clap to Take Back the Tech!

Flavia Fascendini on 06 May 2014 | 694views
City-level Take Back the Tech! exchanges on strategic, creative use of tech for community-based solutions will bring together unusual suspects to share experiences and expertise in order to develop creative tech solutions to complicated issues of safety, spaces and gender. Support us by applauding this idea and help it make it to the challenge shortlist!

Lynn Syms Prize will award an outstanding grassroots woman using digital tools to effect change

on 30 Apr 2014 | 638views
World Pulse is honored to partner with sculptor and philanthropist Lynn Syms to announce the inaugural Lynn Syms Prize. In 2014, the prize will be awarded to an outstanding grassroots woman and visionary voice using digital tools to effect change and advance her community work.

Imagining a misogyny-free internet

Rohini Lakshané on 25 Apr 2014 | 1,962views
This is the first in a series of posts reporting on the Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and the Internet held in Port Dickson, Malaysia from April 13 to 17, 2014, to envision a feminist internet and to evolve a framework for it. Around 50 activists working on gender rights, sexual rights and internet rights in different parts of the world had come together for the meeting.

Sex, lies and the perils of Facebook dating

Rohini Lakshané on 23 Apr 2014 | 735views
They met on Facebook. She was a married homemaker in her forties, who lied to him that she was 21 and single. He was all of 22. She was probably looking for the diversion and excitement of being with a younger man, he for a partner his age. When he discovered the truth after meeting her in person last week, three years into the relationship, he shot her and himself to death. A typical story that took a sad turn, it is one of many online relationships that end in guilt, disappointment, shock, betrayal, or harassment because these relationships are often a safe haven, an escape from offline frustrations, or a way to access a socially forbidden fruit, and their practitioners do not consider the need to be digitally safe.

#imagineafeministinternet: "No topic was off limit," says Nana Darkoa

Nana Darkoa on 22 Apr 2014 | 1,237views
I want to share with you some of the highlights of the meeting. The nutshell version is that it was an extremely useful meeting, relevant to my day job (as a Communications Specialist) and absolutely relevant to what we do on this blog. Part of what the made the meeting amazing was that I got to meet many feminists, queer activists and techies from all over the world in particular from the Global South. That alone was amazing.

Time to come out!: Pioneering women in history of technology

on 15 Apr 2014 | 2,923views
Check out these videos of Jac sm Kee introducing these women's stories and contributions to technology during the Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and Technology in April 2014.

What does it take to create a feminist internet?

Flavia Fascendini on 14 Apr 2014 | 1,580views
Is a feminist internet possible? How has the internet shifted the way we understand power, politics, activism and agency? These are the insights of many activists under the call to #imagineafeministinternet.

Sexuality, feminism, activism and the internet we dream of

Flavia Fascendini on 14 Apr 2014 | 1,477views
"Which is the internet we dreamed of?" was the main question raised during the first day of the "Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and the Internet":https://www.apc.org/en/events/global-meeting-gender-sexuality-internet which is taking place in Port Dickson, Malaysia, until April 17th, to explore and develop the collective understanding of what a feminist internet looks like. What did we expect from the internet 10, 15 or 20 years ago? What did we hope the internet would do for feminism and social activism? What were the milestones during this time? How did it affect women's movements? And how do we live our lives on the internet today as activists?

Panel on “Power, Politics and Agency” to #imagineafeministinternet

Flavia Fascendini on 14 Apr 2014 | 1,897views
During the first day of the Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and the Internet which ocurred in Port Dickson, Malaysia, to explore the collective understanding of what a feminist internet looks like, a panel on “Power, politics and agency” took place with the participation of Chat Garcia Ramilo from the Philippines, Joy Liddicoat from New Zealand, Horacio Sívori from Brazil, Valentina Pellizer from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bishakha Datta from India, and Sheena Magenya from Kenya.

Sex and the internet: Intersectionality in internet rights

Shawna Finnegan on 13 Apr 2014 | 2,106views
Why are internet rights important to sexual rights activists and why are sexual rights important to internet rights activists? These two questions formed the basis for discussion at a preparatory meeting for a global dialogue on gender, sexuality and the internet taking place in Malaysia.

Namita Aavriti: Through a freedom of speech and privacy laws lens

Flavia Fascendini on 06 Apr 2014 | 618views
Namita Aavriti of the Alternative Law Forum speaking on the petition filed in the Supreme Court seeking a ban on online pornography from the prism of freedom of speech and privacy laws. She was speaking at the "Tangled, Like Wool" meeting held in New Delhi on January 28, 2014 as a part of the EROTICS India project.
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