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Webcomic: The Internet's Footprint | Part 3

Posted Tue 10 Nov 2020 - 10:35 | 4,883 views

In the third part of the webcomic "The footprint of the Internet", Nadège tells us how green washing hides the complex intersections between technologies, territory and capitalism. But the resistance and self-determination of communities persists...

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

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Webcomic: The Internet’s Footprint | Part 2

Posted Tue 13 Oct 2020 - 18:07 | 9,546 views

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.

Internet has a big footprint

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Webcomic: The Internet's Footprint

Posted Fri 24 Jul 2020 - 14:03 | 8,601 views

We often hear that the internet is a cloud. But the internet has a big footprint. With this first release we start a reflective webcomic series around internet's infrastructure from a feminist technopolitical perspective.

Publication

An open letter to friends and partners

Posted Thu 23 Apr 2020 - 10:29 | 10,215 views

The world is suddenly and radically changed. But this is not the radical change that we as feminists, activists, thinkers and campaigners had hoped for. Here we share what we believe is important for us to continue working towards a feminist internet as a part of our collective and hopeful futures.

Dos mujeres negras trabajando juntas con una computadora

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Blackening Wikipedia

Posted Wed 15 Apr 2020 - 15:10 | 9,652 views

Ennegreciendo Wikipedia is a project founded by Ivonne González, who introduces this initiative to create more content in the free encyclopedia about oppressed and marginalized communities, especially African and Afro-descendents women.

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Editorial

Making a Feminist Internet in Africa: Why the internet needs African Feminists and Feminisms

Posted Tue 17 Mar 2020 - 16:03 | 14,988 views

In this editorial article, Sheena Magenya challenges the dominant narrative on Africa and technology, calling for more African feminists and feminisms on, in and around the internet, to counter the idea that technology somehow levels the playing field for all, and is an infallible solution to all our problems.

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In depth

Dealing with ruptures: How we can build stronger feminist movements in Africa

Posted Sat 14 Mar 2020 - 11:25 | 8,537 views

In order for our movements to be successful, not only do we have to find each other, but these connections have to be sustained with intention. Within our movements, we are faced with internal challenges because every movement is founded on relationships, and relationships are vulnerable to all kinds of challenges.

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Dare to Imagine

Posted Fri 13 Mar 2020 - 02:59 | 7,424 views

When is the last time that you daydreamed, spending hours imagining some unrealistic ideas? Have you found yourself continuously getting overwhelmed by different issues happening in this world as a feminist? Is it difficult for you to take a break, a break for fantasising, and enjoying your daydreams?

Making a feminist internet: Movement building in a digital age in Africa

Posted Wed 18 Mar 2020 - 08:17 | 14,696 views

This edition gathers a series of reflections inspired by the first Making a Feminist Internet in Africa regional convening. Feminists from eighteen African countries came together to discuss what the internet means for their lives, what a feminist internet looks like, and most importantly what does feminist movement building in a digital age look like for African feminists? We knew that this…