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Five tips for a successful edit-a-thon on gender

Posted Thu 20 Dec 2018 - 09:50 | 5,886 views

Do you want to organise an edit-a-thon around gender, women in STEM, movements and feminist histories of organising or anything else? Here are a list of (5 and more) things to watch out for - including the safety of your participants and how to navigate the tricky but sometimes essential rules of editing content on Wikipedia. 

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Gendersec Curricula: Training Curriculum from Gender and Technology Institute

Posted Tue 20 Nov 2018 - 15:57 | 3,999 views
The Gendersec Curricula is a resource that introduces a holistic, feminist perspective to privacy and digital security trainings, informed by years of working with women and trans activists around the world.
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Community networks as infrastructures of resistance: Re-centring the needs of women and communities in technology-making and connectivity

Posted Sat 11 Dec 2021 - 20:21 | 2,176 views

This article situates the role of community networks that strive to deliver on technology’s promise of greater gender equality, making the case for recentring the needs of women and communities in technology-making and connectivity, as infrastructures of resistance in times of crisis.

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Podcast series | A Feminist Social Media Future: How Do We Get There?

Posted Mon 29 Mar 2021 - 20:29 | 2,525 views
To reclaim the emancipatory potential of social media for feminist transformation, we need urgent action along two fronts – a global normative benchmarking exercise that leads to new content moderation standards grounded in women's human rights, and techno-design alternatives for the creation of decolonized network infrastructures.
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Movement Building in the Digital Age evaluation report

Posted Wed 9 Dec 2020 - 14:52 | 3,092 views
The Movement Building in the Digital Age report looks at the impact of the Feminist Internet convenings organised by APC Women’s Rights Programme (WRP), and provides an evaluation of APC WRP work on movement between 2014 and 2020. In this report, we share learnings for our network but also, and especially, for donors and funders in how we can better support the feminist internet network.
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Webcomic: The Internet's Footprint | Part 3

Posted Tue 10 Nov 2020 - 16:35 | 2,288 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...

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Report - Making a Feminist Internet: Movement building in a digital age in Africa

Posted Thu 13 Aug 2020 - 22:27 | 3,540 views
In October 2019, 54 feminists from 19 countries came together in South Africa, to discuss “Making a Feminist Internet: Movement building in a digital age in Africa.” This report is a contribution to #MFIAfrica’s multifaceted, decentralised archive of memory.
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#MFI Africa: The e-zine!

Posted Thu 14 May 2020 - 20:44 | 7,973 views
This e-zine is the culmination of the lives and afterlives of the Making a Feminist Internet in Africa convening. It documents the explorations and experiments that grew into dynamic answers, solutions and even more questions on what it means to have a feminist internet in Africa. It was written and designed by Wairimũ Murĩithi and Youlendree Appasamy for APC.
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Dealing with ruptures: How we can build stronger feminist movements in Africa

Posted Sat 14 Mar 2020 - 17:25 | 4,978 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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Making a Feminist Internet in Africa: The importance of including the most marginalised among us

Posted Thu 19 Dec 2019 - 14:52 | 4,561 views

The first "Making a Feminist Internet: Movement building in a digital age in Africa" convening, held in Johannesburg in October and brought together feminists from 18 African countries. This post gathers some of their shared ideas and conversations.