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Raiz Rizqy

Raiz Rizqy, National Coordinator of Transmen Indonesia (TI).

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We Rise, We Heal, We Resist

Posted Tue 22 Mar 2022 - 17:20 | 290views

Indonesia has celebrated gender diversity even before the country's independence. This is indicated by the existence of five genders in the Bugis (South Sulawesi) tradition, namely: Makunrai (female), Oroane (Male), Calabai (Male with women soul), Calalai (Female with man soul) and Bissu. During the Old Order in Indonesia, some of these groups were targeted, and in the contemporary, there are...

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Bruna Zanolli

Bruna Zanolli is an activist, community media consultant and self-taught technician in the areas

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Sharing human and internet bandwidth of a community network in the middle of a pandemic

Posted Mon 13 Dec 2021 - 13:36 | 1,747views

In Vale do Ribeira, São Paulo, Brazil, a group of ecological, quilombola farmer women, in partnership with two feminist organisations: APC and Sempreviva Organização Feminista (SOF), managed to deploy and operate their Wi-Fi mesh network. Bruna Zanolli highlights the importance of building trust, empathy and feminist guidelines in the community so that their internet infrastructure could...

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Marcela Guerra

Marcela Guerra is a mother and craftswoman with a focus on technological appropriation and object

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The Tower

Posted Sun 12 Dec 2021 - 18:47 | 1,319views

Marcela Guerra shakes us through her tarot card “The Tower”, raising awareness of the urgent need for a fresh start, for human-centred societies and infrastructures, or perish as Mother Nature agonises, and inequalities are exacerbated.

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Upasana Bhattacharjee

Upasana is an interdisciplinary researcher working at the intersection of cyberculture and digita

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Community networks: states, solutions and communities

Posted Sun 12 Dec 2021 - 17:48 | 1,912views

Upasana Bhattacharjee further builds on this notion of community network not only as a local connectivity infrastructure serving the unserved people and rural areas left out by markets or states, but mainly as a social actor that builds knowledge, autonomy and agency at the local level, through a community-owned infrastructure and organized operation.

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Laida K. Chongo

Laida K.

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Cyber law in Zambia: should it be repelled? Thoughts from a female human rights defender

Posted Fri 10 Dec 2021 - 14:09 | 842views

This article provides insights into the recently passed Cyber Security and Cyber Crimes Act, 2021 in Zambia, from the perspective of Laura Miti, an award-winning human rights defender. Mitri alerts on how this act gives sweeping powers to the government to hush criticism of any kind and curtail freedom of expression and privacy.

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Mardiya Siba Yahaya

Mardiya Siba Yahaya is currently a Mandela Rhodes Scholar studying a Master’s in Sociology at the

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What can digital surveillance teach us about online gender-based violence?

Posted Mon 1 Nov 2021 - 15:15 | 1,707views

The article argues that digital surveillance is part of gendered and racist disciplinary structures, that manifest in specific forms of online gender-based violence experienced by black Muslim women influencers.

EROTICS regional survey Learnings from research
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Srinidhi Raghavan

Srinidhi Raghavan works at the intersections of women’s rights, technology, sexuality and disab

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EROTICS Regional Survey learnings (2): understanding access and expression, and negotiating differences

Posted Tue 5 Oct 2021 - 15:57 | 1,056views

Srinidhi Raghavan, coordinator of the EROTICS Regional Survey 2020, shares her learnings from cross-country feminist research on internet and sexuality through the lens of the Feminist Principles of the Internet.

EROTICS regional survey - Learnings from research
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Srinidhi Raghavan

Srinidhi Raghavan works at the intersections of women’s rights, technology, sexuality and disab

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EROTICS Regional Survey learnings (1): reflections on feminist internet research design

Posted Tue 5 Oct 2021 - 15:32 | 1,087views

Srinidhi Raghavan, coordinator of the EROTICS Regional Survey 2020, shares her learnings from cross-country feminist research on internet and sexuality in South Asia. In this first part, the researcher reflects around identity, community agency and language.

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Mythri Prabhakara

Mythri Prabhakara is a human rights lawyer by training.

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Learning digital security as a “non-techie”

Posted Thu 30 Sep 2021 - 23:53 | 2,284views

This article expresses personal experience of navigating the digital space and learning about digital security in a world filled with neurotypical upper caste people in authority.

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florencia

Licenciada en comunicación de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, e integrante del grupo de investiga

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A mine-ridden internet and six rules for understanding anti-rights narratives

Posted Thu 23 Sep 2021 - 15:00 | 1,597views

Florencia Goldsman reviews the study "Engendering Hate: The contours of state-aligned gendered disinformation online", adding pieces to the puzzle of targeted digital violence that undermines women and LGBTIQ+ people online presences.