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Mapping research on gender and digital technology

Posted Tue 3 Jul 2018 - 08:04 | 3,250 views

The emerging sub-field of research around gender and digital technology is united in its understanding that gender biases and stereotypes are embedded in technology, and that this reproduces the existing problems around gender parity, gender-based violence, discrimination and exclusion on the internet. This report is a mapping of the research around gender and digital technology in the decade…

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"This attack has brought all human rights frameworks into question.” Experts speak about genocide and the internet in Gaza

Posted Fri 5 Jan 2024 - 17:48 | 38 views

On 11 December 2023, 7amleh, SMEX and APC hosted a webinar to commemorate Human Rights Day and to shed light on the ongoing violations by Israel that are affecting civil society organisations, the internet and communications infrastructure in Gaza and internet spaces in general. 

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Whenever I Stand, I Stand With Palestine: Young Palestinians Are Risking Their Lives To Dismantle Israeli Propaganda

Posted Thu 23 Nov 2023 - 10:42 | 156 views

Israeli occupation forces are constantly targeting Palestinian journalists in attempts to stop them from reporting the on-ground realities of Gaza as the Israel indiscriminately attacks children and adults in the Strip. But some journalists are continuing to report, risking their own safety for their land and for a #FreePalestine

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Meta Is Silencing Genocide

Posted Tue 14 Nov 2023 - 07:31 | 396 views

Meta claims that it respects people's freedom of expression, but has historically been intentionally silencing Palestinian voices and those standing for Palestine. So how do we hold it accountable?

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[STATEMENT] APC condemns violence against Palestinians and demands protection of human rights for all

Posted Thu 19 Oct 2023 - 09:50 | 44 views

APC condemns the violent attacks targeting Palestinian territories, and stands with all the citizens of Palestine who have been experiencing settler colonialism, genocide, structural violence and grave human rights violations, today and throughout the last 75 years.

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[STATEMENT] Civil Society Organizations' Call for Tech Companies to Respect Palestinian Digital Rights in Times of Crisis

Posted Mon 16 Oct 2023 - 11:23 | 104 views

A collective of human rights and civil society organizations publish a statement urging tech companies to immediately take strict measures to protect Palestinians from harm as disinformation and hate speech rise on their platforms in light of the escalating events in the region.

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Online GBV in Palestine means losing out on women's participation

Posted Mon 11 Jun 2018 - 07:37 | 11,726 views
In recent times there has been a dramatic increase in the use of internet and social media by Palestinians. In this context there is also a rising wave of online gender-based violence that leads to intimidation of women and self-censorship, which means that often women are withdrawing from social media platforms that are an arena of political and social confrontation against the Israeli…

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We can't do it alone: Connections at AWID 2016

Posted Thu 6 Oct 2016 - 13:02 | 38,440 views
In such massive gatherings often the plenary session rings a bit empty or hollow, like background noise to other more real conversations taking place. AWID was different in that its massive burst of energy and radical politics was most often from the plenary sessions. This article explores the sessions at AWID held by Dalit women, Romani women, Rojava/Kobane women, and others.