Where's the party at? and Our Virtual Histories: Research and reflections from Ikhtyar
Ikhtyar (Arabic for choice) is an invitation to an open space for people interested in discussing gender issues, and in documenting/developing a gender knowledge base in Arabic. GenderIT showcases their recent research on online harassment and violence, the specific forms it takes in the region and language and their reflections on the research process.
Offline and Out of Pocket: The Impact of the Social Media Tax in Uganda on Access, Usage, Income and Productivity
What is the impact of the social media tax in Uganda on the lives of ordinary people - including their productivity and income, access and usage of social media and the internet. Through interviews and discussions, the report explores how people are affected by the tax on the use of platforms such as Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter.
Gender and Privacy: From Oppression to Liberation: Reclaiming the Right to Privacy
A report that examines the overlapping concerns of gender, privacy, surveillance, and gender-based violence in Asia, Europe, Africa, Latin America, North America. The report raises issues including gender-based violence in the private sphere, rigid gender categories in identity programs its impact on trans people, etc.
Of Sieges and Shutdowns: How unreliable mobile networks and intentional Internet shutdowns affect the lives of women in Manipur
A study on the impact of network shutdowns, closure of mobile internet connectivity services in Manipur.
Mapping Digital Landscapes of Trans Activism in Central Asia and Eastern Europe.
This report on Mapping Digital Landscapes of Trans Activism in Central Asia and Eastern Europe provides a regional overview of digital organizing by trans activists in Central Asia and Eastern Europe, emphasizing shared patterns of digital usage, barriers to free and safe use of the internet, and resistance strategies to homo/transphobic-motivated censorship, surveillance, and online attacks.
Mosaics & Mirrors: Insights and practices of feminist co-leadership
Between 2013-2019, the authors served as the first Co-Executive Directors of FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund. During this time, they built a co-leadership model that fostered a thriving organisation across many countries and time zones, and through many stages of growth. In this report, they are documenting co-leadership experiences and designing creative and practical tools to support different...
Feminist Internet Research Network: Meta-research project report
The Feminist Internet Research Network (FIRN) and the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) Women’s Rights Programme’s knowledge building strategic team conducted a meta-research project that focused on the methodological processes and ethical practices of the eight research projects implemented as part of the FIRN project. Meta-research is the study of research, including its methods...
Platforms, Power, and Politics: Perspectives from Domestic and Care Work in India
In this final report, CIS India shares the findings and recommendations of a 2-year research project studying the entry of digital platforms in the domestic and care work in India, as part of the Feminist Internet Research Network.
Erotics regional survey 2020 Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka: A different contextual exploration on sexuality, rights and the internet
Between August 2018 and October 2020, APC’s partners carried out this regional survey related to sexuality on the internet in Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. This publication is based on the country regional surveys conducted in local languages by EROTICS partners and focal points.
Caste-hate speech: Addressing hate-speech based on work and descent
This IDSN report is the outcome of in-depth research focused on the impact of caste-hate speech online and offline and the ways to address this. It draws upon desk research and in-depth participant interviews from Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.