[COLUMN] Gender and community networks...

In this fourth column on gender and community networks, Nic Bidwell looks closely at the processes and difficulties of research on the social and gender impact of Community Networks in rural places, and focuses on some issues encountered in the nitty-gritty of such research.
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Nic Bidwell

Nic Bidwell currently researches the social and gender impacts of Community Networks in the APC...

How to use social media for activism [...

Here are tips and insights on how to use social media for activism and movement-building, on how to use internet and social media to amplify your cause. In this video Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah touches on several instances of how social media can and has been used by African feminists, and especially describing popular campaigns and hashtags on Twitter
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Nana Darkoa

Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah is an African feminist, writer and a blogger. She is the co-founder of <em...

Cyber violence makes internet use a...

Politicians, journalists and other women with public profiles face a substantial share of online harassment, bullying and violence. In this article, Koliwe Majama shows how in the context of the Zimbabwean elections, even as the internet brings the public closer to politicians, it opens up new avenues for discrediting them and their work, and reveals the patriarchal misogyny that underlies democratic processes.
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Koliwe Majama

Koliwe Majama is a Zimbabwean journalist and media rights activist with over 15 years experience....

[COLUMN] Gender and community networks...

In this third column on gender and community networks, GenderIT interviews Carlos Rey Moreno on what movement building around community networks is all about. How do we get policy makers, organisers, community based organisations and others invested and interested in community networks? And in this constellation of actors and organisations, how do we start talking about gender equality and parity.
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Nic Bidwell

Nic Bidwell currently researches the social and gender impacts of Community Networks in the APC...

[COLUMN] Gender and community networks...

n this column on community networks and gender, the writers will explore how communities can provide and run their own internet infrastructure, the existing forms of community networks, the legal and policy environment in which they have to exist and what are the gender dynamics around these networks. Here we interview Steve Song about the policy and regulatory environment for community networks - whether this hinders or fosters their growth, and further the presence of women in these policy spaces.
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Kathleen Diga

Kathleen has worked for over 10 years in the information and communication technology for...

[COLUMN] Sanitary Panels: SPOT THE...

Sanitary Panels is an ironic yet hard hitting series where social commentary masquerades as humour and makes us rethink many of our assumptions. In this comic Sanitary Panels looks at the difference that women and men achievers face and what assumptions are imposed by social and cultural ideas around gender.
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Sanitary Panels

Sanitary Panels is a feminist webcomic that comments on politics, society, and culture. It's...