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Join us in a global conversation for a feminist internet #imagineafeministinternet

Posted Sat 5 Apr 2014 - 16:52 | 3,269 views
Take part in the debate. Define and question what it takes to create a feminist internet. Fifty people from all over the world are meeting about this issue next week and will incorporate your ideas into an evolving framework.

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Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and the Internet

Posted Thu 3 Apr 2014 - 21:06 | 3,662 views
We invite you to join our Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality, & the Internet to explore and develop our collective understanding of what a feminist internet looks like. The meeting will be held in Malaysia between April 12 and 17 and brings together scholars, activists, and policy specialists from local, regional, and international organizations and networks.

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APC launches collaborative initiative to protect, promote and defend sexual rights online

Posted Thu 3 Apr 2014 - 20:55 | 4,099 views
From April 12th - 17th, APC's Women's Rights and Communications Information Policy programmes will bring together activists working in the sexual rights movement and internet rights movement to a global dialogue on Gender, Sexuality and the Internet in Port Dickson, Malaysia.

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Join People Links Digital Gatherings to discuss technology related violence against women

Posted Fri 14 Mar 2014 - 14:52 | 3,499 views
Join us on Thursday, March 27th from 6-7pm EST and 4-5 CT-MexDF to discuss technology related violence against women and the tensions that exist between combating hate speech versus the right to freedom of expression with Erika Smith from the APC's Women´s Rights Programme.

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I pronounce you not a child

Posted Fri 14 Mar 2014 - 11:25 | 2,708 views
My daughter is 8 years old. She likes to make pretend fairy houses with tiny little signs that have small fairy tales written on them. Every other week her dream to be ‘someone’ changes – sometimes she wants to be a chef, other times a paleontologist when she grows up. ‘When she grows up’ is a phrase that holds the promise of tomorrow for her.

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Our right to safety: Publication addresses women human rights defenders’ approach to protection

Posted Tue 11 Mar 2014 - 17:05 | 3,724 views
AWID, in collaboration with members of the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition, has developed this publication in an effort to assess the various mechanisms developed to provide protection to WHRDs at risk, including initiatives developed by national governments, and regional and international human rights bodies. The publication counts with a specific section addressing digital ...

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APC launches website on sex, rights and the internet

Posted Mon 10 Mar 2014 - 12:59 | 3,275 views
In the second phase of the groundbreaking EROTICS project, an exploratory research project into sexuality and the internet, the Association for Progressive Communications has launched a new website (http://erotics.apc.org) to reflect the project's background, share knowledge and feature updates on the initiative.

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Follow-up to Beijing: APC Women's Rights Programme at CSW58

Posted Tue 4 Mar 2014 - 13:16 | 2,907 views
The APC Women’s Rights Programme will be present at the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, which will take place in New York on 10-21 March 2014. This year's priority theme is “Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls”. Women's and girls' access to and participation in education, training, science and technology...

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Snippets from “Tangled, Like Wool”, New Delhi

Posted Fri 31 Jan 2014 - 10:27 | 3,048 views
Point of View and CREA held “Tangled, Like Wool” a day-long meeting of activists, NGOs, researchers, bloggers, media persons and other stakeholders for exploring the links between pornography, gender, sexuality and the freedom of speech, held on January 28, 2014 at New Delhi. It was the second meeting of the second phase of the EROTICS India project, the first being held in Mumbai in November...

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Women and cyber crime in Kenya

Posted Thu 16 Jan 2014 - 13:25 | 7,199 views
Kenya has been one of the first African countries to adopt and innovate ICTs. With this have come both benefits, but also a rise in cybercrime and technology-based violence. A recent study by the Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANET) on women and cyber crime in Kenya explores this violence. To unpack the findings of this study, Naomi Kamau spoke to the team behind the study: Alice Munyua, an...