Women's Community Radio: How Islanders And Mountain Residents Are Coping With The Impact Of Covid-19 in Rural Indonesia
By Indri Sri Sembadra
The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the digital divide that exists in rural Indonesia as the world moved to technology for everyday needs and tasks. The residents of the villages set up community radios to address this gap, which then helped in addressing many economic, educational, communication and entertainment needs of the residents.
Patriarchal Control As Hindrance To Digital Access for Women in Pakistan
By Aniqa Haider
Patriarchal restrictions on internet access lead to impacts that affect all aspects of women's lives in Pakistan. This familial control is not only detrimental to their economic and educational growth, but also is a threat to their safety and health. In this series of illustrations, Aniqa Haider sheds light on the impact of gender digital divide in Pakistan.
Shattering Women’s Futures: Evidence Of Patriarchal Control Of The Cybersphere In Sri Lanka
By Zinara Rathnayake
Patriarchal control on digital access in Sri Lanka continues to keep women away from opportunities and connections, creating a sense of alienation amongst them. Zinara Rathnayake discusses how family restrictions on the ownership and usage of the internet and smartphones impact Sri Lankan women.
In Conversation: Online Violence Bars Women and LGBTQI+ Folks' Access to the Internet in Myanmar
Sexism, misogyny and homophobia bars women and gender-diverse folks' access to the internet in Myanmar, leading to violence to continue to perpetuate without any repercussions for perpertrators. In this podcast, Nandar talks to a digital security expert about experiences of vulnerable people on the internet.
Commodifying Yourself For Digital Access in Malaysia
By Amita Seve
A short comic on the anxieties of sharing yourself and your work online, and how one has to commodify all aspects of themselves online, which can open doors to unwanted risks and online hate.
Afghan Queer Community’s Access to The Internet Is A Double Edged Sword Under Taliban Rule
By Artemis Akbary
As the Taliban government took over Afghanistan in 2021, the already limited space for women and LGBTQI+ folks started to shrink even more. The effects were visible not only in public offline spaces, but very clearly on the internet as well, as members of the Taliban surveilled on people through their social media activities, and subjected them to physical violence. Artemis Akbary speaks to...
The Theology of Transmutation
By Ventura Profana
Ventura Profana, a Brazilian artist and writer, narrates an Afrofuturist manifesto engagingtrans epistemology and theological studies to examine the colonial legacies and historical choreographies of the white supremacist matrix; Ventura explores the historical instrumentalisation of Christianity as a device for the maintenance of whiteness. In her artistic practice, involving digital collage...
Maricón-temporary strategies for socio-political impact in Latin America: technology and subversion
By Sol Ámbar Sánchez Latorre
Sol Ámbar Sánchez Latorre, sociologist, writer and activist, writes about the progress of juridicial processes in Colombia, expanding on the scope of communications and digital media facilitating political mobilisation for trans, travesti and non-binary people; in her writing, she interrogates the realm of representation and exposes the ways in which violence is replicated.
There Not There ~ Metalma
By Vita Evangelista
Vita Evangelista, a non-binary new media artist, essays a poetic reflection on geolocation, the city of São Paulo, and their experience as a migrant. This autoethnographic essay, deployed between art and queer theory, explores the micro-scenarios of late capitalism in São Paulo as symptoms of cross-cutting regional politics.
Gender Diversity In STEAM: Challenges And Possibilities In Leadership For Trans Workers In Latin America
By Tatiana Buelvas Baldiris
Tatiana Buelvas Valdiris, an expert consultant in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, writes an article from the perspective of cis-trans alliances, and how civil society organisations, the private sector, and academia can establish connections to enable labor inclusion and leadership.