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Comunicadora social y activista por los derechos de las mujeres.

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Latest CSW session could be a real step backward

Posted Tue 10 Apr 2012 - 12:08 | 5,698views
The inability of governments to agree on a common language of sexual and reproductive rights at the latest CSW session could potentially threaten established women's rights. So-called “traditional values” contradict the spirit and effectiveness of human rights.
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Jac sm Kee is the Women's Rights Programme Manager with the Association for Progressive Communica

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FTX @ AWID Forum 2012

Posted Fri 6 Apr 2012 - 15:03 | 12,224views
What are the emerging risks and challenges that women's rights advocates face in using technology for activism? How can we strategise to work more safely and securely online? What is the feminist politics of privacy, security and the right to participate on the internet? Join us at the Feminist Tech Exchange on 18 April 2012, just before the 12th AWID International Forum, to explore and exchange...
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Launched in 2006, GenderIT.org is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews a

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APC at the 12th AWID International Forum

Posted Wed 4 Apr 2012 - 20:27 | 11,693views
APC members and staff will be participating at the 12th AWID International Forum on Women’s Rights in Development in Istanbul, Turkey from 19-22 April 2012. The theme of the 12th AWID Forum is “Transforming Economic Power to Advance Women’s Rights and Justice”, and APC Women's Networking Support Programme will be hosting a number of workshops as well as a pre-events on the feminist practices...

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'Love Letter to the Soldier' - video that moves people to change

Posted Tue 28 Feb 2012 - 09:50 | 4,628views
Maria Goreti, a papuan woman, was left pregnant and abandoned by an indonesian soldier. She and her 3-year-old daughter are still waiting for him to return. South to South Film Festival award-winning short film “Love letter to the Soldier” by EngageMedia tells her story.

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Can we map gender-based violence without spreading it?

Posted Wed 14 Dec 2011 - 07:20 | 9,850views
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Katerina lives in Czech Republic and enjoys spending as much time possible in India.

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Help us to "make the connection" between human rights and internet rights

Posted Mon 12 Dec 2011 - 06:03 | 8,565views
When did you first realise how your freedom of expression or association could be violated online? When did you first "make the connection" between human rights and internet rights as a women human rights defender? The "Connect Your Rights campaign" campaign and GenderIT.org is calling for submissions of blogs, poems, digital stories, artwork and other visuals to help others make the connection.

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Silence is not the solution - women bloggers stand up to trolls

Posted Fri 18 Nov 2011 - 14:56 | 9,364views
The net is not neutral. Nowhere is this better illustrated than in the experience of women bloggers. Women bloggers face an unprecedented level of harassment and abuse online - both in terms of the volume and vitriol of attacks. But now women writers everywhere are standing up and speaking out against cyberharassment.
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Flavia Fascendini vive en una ciudad en el interior de Argentina y es directora de comunicaciones

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Map it. End it. Take Back the Tech!

Posted Wed 16 Nov 2011 - 13:57 | 7,219views
This year we call on campaigners to collectively gather evidence for transformation, strengthen our capacity for safer experiences online and amplify our rights in addressing technology-related violence against women. Take control of technology to end violence against women.
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Comunicadora social y activista por los derechos de las mujeres.

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IGF Gender Report Cards

Posted Tue 18 Oct 2011 - 13:09 | 9,445views
APC WNSP is sharing some preliminary results of the gender report cards initiative. This was a pilot initiative put forward by the Association for Progressive Communications to monitor and assess the level of gender parity and inclusion at this year's Internet Governance Forum (IGF). Although the numbers of sessions monitored were relatively small, and that a deeper analysis is needed, the...

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Why women's movements should take a deep breath…and get involved in a new arena of public policy

Posted Mon 17 Oct 2011 - 14:26 | 7,391views
Aisha Lee Shaheed was one of the participants of the two-day workshop “Women’s Rights and Internet Governance” convened by the APC WNSP late September 2011, in Nairobi, Kenya, just prior to the 6th Annual Internet Governance Forum. In her blog post, Aisha recounts how the workshop shifted her perspective on internet governance and why she as a women human rights defender should care about it...