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Chenai Chair

Chenai Chair’s interest in the ICT sector developed from learning of mobiles for development whil

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Privacy in the time of a pandemic: how is your data doing?

Posted Tue 20 Oct 2020 - 09:30 | 602views

A three part series that dives into the concerns around privacy and data in Africa in the context of artificial intelligence and also covid-19 from a feminist data justice perspective.

Learning how to care: a more mindful relationship with digital technologies
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Nadege

Nadège ha formado parte de proyectos de tecnología transfeminista como

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Webcomic: The Internet’s Footprint | Part 2

Posted Tue 13 Oct 2020 - 23:07 | 522views

Inhabiting internet causes a huge footprint on land, nature and bodies. An impact that can be violent and abusive. But we can learn how to create a more attentive and sensitive relationship with digital technologies.

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Rahul Paswan

Rahul Paswan is a Writer/ Poet/ Translator/Storyteller from Bihar.

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Disappearing rights: Undertrials and prisoners during lockdown

Posted Wed 23 Sep 2020 - 11:04 | 896views

All over the world, prisons are potentially ground for the spread of the COVID-19 contagion, but another factor at play is the role of repressive governments at this moment continuing to imprison activists. This article looks at what prisoners can still access from jail and the effectiveness of online "visits" for prisoners from their lawyer and families in India.

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Laida K. Chongo

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Internet access for women and girls in Zambia

Posted Thu 3 Sep 2020 - 12:50 | 727views

Education going online has posed a series of challenges especially for those living in Africa, Asia and other parts of the world where widespread access to the internet is not a given. This article explores how the Zambian government must show a stronger commitment and take measures to address how girls can access online education.

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Joshua Muyiwa

Joshua Muyiwa is a writer and poet.

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Hello? How Can I Help You Today? : Mental Health concerns for LGBTQIA+ people during Covid-19

Posted Thu 27 Aug 2020 - 11:48 | 1,138views

LGBTQIA+ people are often already isolated, invisibilised in their families and sometimes also facing abuse. In this article, mental health professionals speak about the vulnerability of these groups and people during the lockdown and how fragile links of community and support are still being built.

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Nyx

Nyx McLean is a caffeine-fueled transdisciplinary researcher who writes queerly about the interne

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The digital rights movement needs to be deliberately inclusive

Posted Mon 24 Aug 2020 - 03:00 | 2,509views

The digital rights movement needs to become deliberately and intentionally inclusive. We need to actively engage with how technologies and the internet are racist, as well as how they perpetuate other oppressions through silence.  

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Fungai Machirori

Fungai Machirori is a feminist researcher and writer whose areas of interest include digital and

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Who is your global South feminism serving?

Posted Thu 20 Aug 2020 - 13:38 | 4,090views

In this article, the Zimbabwean feminist researcher and writer Fungai Machirori challenges the idea of "the global South" as a homogenous space.

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Kathleen Foley

Kathleen Foley is a barrister and writer based in Melbourne, Australia.

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Gender and the virtual workplace during COVID-19

Posted Fri 14 Aug 2020 - 13:08 | 3,202views

How does working online change and challenge gender dynamics at the workplace? Here we learn more through the experience of a barrister about how some of the changes brought about by COVID-19 could potentially be liberating and eventually change the workplace to make it better for women.

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Christina Elia

Christina Elia is a freelance journalist and personal essayist from New York City, where she curr

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My Sextortion Birthday: Digital Violence During COVID-19

Posted Tue 11 Aug 2020 - 09:49 | 1,422views

The lockdown raises questions around digital security and safety. From online conferences being hacked to individual women targeted for extortion, there is a lot happening. In this personal essay, one woman navigates sextortion through expression, art and fantasy.

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Ninglun Hanghal

Ninglun Hanghal is a freelance journalist.  She writes on women and development of/in northeast r

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Precarious future for returnees coming back to Manipur

Posted Sat 8 Aug 2020 - 13:07 | 787views

More than 45,000 people have registered to return to their home-state Manipur, and a large number of them are women nurses who faced discrimination and harassment while they were doing their jobs in mainland India. Returnees now face a precarious future regarding where they live, their jobs and their future.