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Of celebrity sex tapes and child porn: talking about technology-related violence in the Philippines

Posted Mon 8 Jun 2015 - 12:48 | 5,204 views
The Philippines was one of seven countries covered by APC’s research project “End violence: Women's rights and safety online”. The research in the Philippines was done in association with the Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA). Here, Syar S. Alia speaks to FMA’s programme coordinator for gender and ICT, Lisa S. Garcia, to take a closer look at the research findings.

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Twitter lessons learned: WAM!'s report reveals findings that support and enhance APC's research

Posted Mon 1 Jun 2015 - 23:52 | 5,809 views
In late 2014 the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) began publishing findings from our seven-country End Violence research project, which included an analysis of Twitter's reporting procedures. Case studies that involved abuse on Twitter and steps the company could take to improve the safety of their platform. Around the same time, the US organisation Women, Action and the Media (...

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Pakistan country report: Technology driven violence against women

Posted Sat 30 May 2015 - 02:41 | 6,044 views
Technology based violence is exposing women to the entire spectrum of conceivable harms in Pakistan. Victims of technology based violence have suffered physical violence ranging from rape to attempted assassination, psycho-social harms and loss of development opportunities. This was revealed in a research report launched by Bytes for All, Pakistan in Islamabad.

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Reporting, reviewing, and responding to harassment on Twitter

Posted Fri 1 May 2015 - 17:54 | 2,237 views
This report was produced at the request of Women, Action, and the Media (WAM!). From November 6–26 2014, WAM! took in reports of Twitter-based harassment, assessed them, and escalated reports as necessary to Twitter for special attention. This document presents fidings from this three-week project; it draws on both quantitative and qualitative methods.

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How technology issues impact women’s rights: 10 points on Section J

Posted Mon 9 Mar 2015 - 11:27 | 12,033 views
APC's advocacy for the re-prioritisation of Section J at the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women asks governments to recognise the critical role that the media and ICT play in both advancing and stifling women's rights. At the same time, it is vital that women's rights activists and organisations examine how ICT affects their work and take up Section J demands.
To that...

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Infographic: Mapping technology-based violence against women - Take Back the Tech! top 8 findings

Posted Fri 6 Mar 2015 - 19:19 | 6,927 views
Did you know that women between 18-30 years old (and younger) are the ones most vulnerable online? And did you know that the majority (40%) of cases are perpetrated by someone known to the survivor? Check out this infographic that draws on the 1126 cases reported on the Take Back the Tech! online map from 2012 to 2014.

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From impunity to justice: Domestic legal remedies for cases of technology-related violence against women

Posted Fri 6 Mar 2015 - 18:54 | 6,325 views
The present research seeks to examine the availability and effectiveness of existing domestic legal remedies for survivors of technology-related VAW to access justice and to prevent such violence from occurring. This research was carried out between April 2013 and June 2014 by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) as part of a multi-country project entitled “Ending violence: Women’...

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From impunity to justice: Domestic legal remedies for cases of technology-related violence against women - Summary

Posted Tue 3 Mar 2015 - 17:57 | 4,604 views
This is a summary of the research report “From impunity to justice: Domestic legal remedies for cases of technology-related violence <br />against women”, by the Women’s Legal and Human Rights Bureau. This summary was prepared by Richa Kaul Padte.

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From impunity to justice: Exploring corporate and legal remedies for technology-related violence against women

Posted Mon 2 Mar 2015 - 13:49 | 11,532 views
A new series of reports by the Association for Progressive Communications presents findings from a multi-country research project on technology-related violence against women (VAW). The research – which reveals a lack of access to justice for survivors – highlights the voices and experiences of women who have faced technology-related VAW and sought justice through state agencies and internet...

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From impunity to justice: Improving corporate policies to end technology-related violence against women - Summary

Posted Wed 25 Feb 2015 - 13:36 | 5,383 views
The present report explores women’s experiences of and demands for corporate accountability in cases of technology-related violence against women (VAW) as highlighted by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) seven-country research initiative, “End violence: Women's rights and safety online”, conducted in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC...