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Podcast: Making a Feminist Internet 2022

Posted Fri 7 Jul 2023 - 02:38 | 554 views

MFIs are a series of face-to-face and online gatherings where activists working at different intersecting issues come together to strategise and activate how we MAKE this feminist internet. In this two-part podcast series, activists at the MFI2022 Convening share their experiences and thoughts on how they imagine a feminist internet.

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Through the Memory Lane: Internet’s Various Stages And How It Enabled Women’s Participation

Posted Mon 3 Jul 2023 - 08:53 | 229 views

Since its advent, the internet has taken various forms and has gone through different phases to become what it is today. The evolution of the internet has not yet stopped, with new technology rapidly advancing. However, women's contribution and the kind of access they have is often overlooked in this conversation. This article explores how women have participated in making the internet and…

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Queer lust and internet orgasms

Posted Thu 10 Jun 2021 - 17:05 | 5,511 views

In this piece, the author investigates how they witnessed alternative porn that in its core is feminist, queer and diverse on the internet.

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Imagining a principle for a feminist internet focusing on environmental justice

Posted Tue 11 May 2021 - 19:36 | 5,613 views

“A feminist internet respects life in all shapes and colours. It is not a consumer.” As part of the GISWatch 2020 report, the author brings together the background and basis for a feminist internet principle in relation to the environment.

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Alternate realities, alternate internets: African feminist research for a feminist internet

Posted Wed 19 Aug 2020 - 12:21 | 2,681 views

Discriminatory gendered practices in the physical world are similarly reproduced online across digital platforms. This report by Pollicy.org presents research into the online lived experiences of women in five countries across Africa.

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Machín 2 Machín (II): A critical feminist and psychosocial perspective on new digital networks

Posted Mon 10 Aug 2020 - 17:33 | 10,929 views

In the second part of their article, Loreto Bravo and Peter Bloom alert us to the dangers of a romanticization of technologies and develop a psychosocial and feminist approach as a tool to face the new wave of hyperconnectivity that is announced with 5G.

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Machín 2 Machín (I): A critical feminist and psychosocial perspective on new digital networks

Posted Fri 7 Aug 2020 - 14:48 | 14,956 views

In the first half of this two parts article, Loreto Bravo and Peter Bloom delve deeper into a critique of the new networks that are emerging with the rushed transition to 5G, from a feminist and psychosocial perspective.

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Dare to Imagine

Posted Fri 13 Mar 2020 - 02:59 | 7,399 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 | 14,668 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…

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How to use social media for activism [VIDEO]

Posted Thu 23 Aug 2018 - 04:19 | 3,162 views
Here are tips and insights on how to use social media for activism and movement-building, on how to use internet and social media to amplify your cause. In this video Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah touches on several instances of how social media can and has been used by African feminists, and especially describing popular campaigns and hashtags on Twitter