endvaw research

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End violence research site has arrived!! Explore the road from impunity to justice

Posted Mon 9 Nov 2015 - 11:21 | 2,599 views
Did you know that 60% of reported cases of technology-related violence against women (VAW) are not investigated by the authorities? Or that in 40% of cases of technology-related VAW, the perpetrator is known to the survivor?

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Internet rights are human rights: Reflections from workshops in the DRC and Kenya on violence against women

Posted Tue 13 Oct 2015 - 12:30 | 3,616 views
I've had the privilege, this past year, to travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Kenya to facilitate workshops based on our Internet Rights are Human Rights: Violence Against Women (VAW) online curriculum.

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Analysis of incidents reported on the “Take Back the Tech!” Ushahidi platform

Posted Wed 9 Sep 2015 - 01:00 | 2,461 views
This report provides an overview of data concerning violence against women (VAW) online collected using the Association for Progressive Communications' (APC) online mapping tool. The purpose of the mapping tool, which was set up as part of APC's “End Violence: Women’s rights and safety online” project, was to improve APC’s existing framework for categorising online rights violations,...

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Research design: Exploring corporate and state remedies for technology-related violence against women

Posted Wed 9 Sep 2015 - 01:00 | 2,472 views
Between April 2013 and June 2014, the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) carried out a multi-country research entitled „From impunity to justice“ as the part of its project End violence: Women's rights and safety online. The research involved the collection of case studies that highlight the voices and experiences of women from the global south who have faced technology-...

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From fake accounts to harassing phone calls: talking about technology-related violence against women in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Posted Fri 4 Sep 2015 - 14:34 | 4,049 views
Bosnia and Herzegovina was one of seven countries covered by APC's research project “End Violence: Women's rights and safety online”. The research in BIH was done in association with One World Platform for Southeast Europe (OWPSEE). The report uses three in-depth case studies to assess legal instruments, corporate policies, and women’s access to justice. Here, writer Lamia Kosovic speaks to two...

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: Exploring technology-related violence against women

Posted Sun 30 Aug 2015 - 15:00 | 4,237 views
This report emerges from research carried out in Bosnia and Herzegovina between July 2013 and April 2014 by One World Platform for South East Europe (OWPSEE) and the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) as part of a seven-country project entitled “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online”.

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Exploring technology-related violence against women

Posted Tue 21 Jul 2015 - 15:04 | 5,549 views
We’re back (after a little break) with the third in a series of seven mini-editions highlighting the project “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online”. Each edition focuses on one country in which the research was conducted, and this time we’re focusing on Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH). Research here finds that the police are dismissive of violence against women (VAW), legal provisions for...

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HRC 29 resolution: "Accelerating efforts to eliminating all forms of violence against women: eliminating domestic violence"

Posted Fri 17 Jul 2015 - 12:56 | 3,176 views
The Human Rights Council resolution "Accelerating efforts to eliminating all forms of violence against women: eliminating domestic violence" recognises that violence against women can include acts such as cyberbullying and cyberstalking, both expressions of online VAW.

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The Istanbul Convention brings the most complex view on the issue of violence against women

Posted Tue 14 Jul 2015 - 10:17 | 4,311 views
The Istanbul Convention is a legal document that was presented by the Council of Europe in 2011. The convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence came into force in 2014 and was ratified by 18 member states and signed by 19 thus far. However EU countries such as the Czech Republic, Bulgaria and Ireland are still not on the list. The Czech government argues...

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The danger of ICANN’s new Domain Registration Proposal

Posted Thu 9 Jul 2015 - 14:25 | 3,824 views
APC has endorsed the Non Commercial Stakeholder Group (NCSG) comments to the Initial Report on the Privacy and Proxy Services published on May 5th and elaborated by the Privacy/Proxy Services Accreditation Services Issues working group, which will impact all groups and individuals that value the ability to protect their private information online. "If we claim to make efforts towards a safe...