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Flavia Fascendini

Flavia Fascendini vive en una ciudad en el interior de Argentina y es directora de comunicaciones de APC. Escribile a flavia@apc.org

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Reshaping the Internet for Women

Posted Tue 27 Dec 2016 - 17:14 | 10,892 views
Even in 2015 the contribution by women to Wikipedia, one of the largest repositories online of organised knowledge about the world, had not reached 25% of the total. Most of the content online comes from the global North, specifically from white male contributors in North America. What needs to be done to ensure diversity, localisation and gender parity in content online? APCNews speaks to...

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Balancing rights and interests: Best practices to counter online abuse and violence

Posted Mon 7 Mar 2016 - 12:36 | 11,881 views
The IGF Best Practice Forum on Online Abuse and Gender-Based Violence Against Women took place in Joao Pessoa, Brazil in November 2015. Representatives of civil society, academia and the private sector went through some of the key highlights and recommendations from the BPF but opened it up at different junctures for inputs and responses.

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The digital mirror: Women’s relative invisibility in traditional media crosses over into digital platforms

Posted Wed 24 Feb 2016 - 13:35 | 10,392 views
This article highlights some of the 2015 findings of the Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP), coordinated by the World Association for Christian Communication (WACC), in regard to digital news in particular. Since 1995, the GMMP, at five-year intervals, has measured the pace of change in women’s media representation and participation. In 2015, evidence from over 100 countries confirms that...

Kenya: Exploring technology-related violence against women

Posted Tue 12 Jan 2016 - 14:55 | 12,038 views

This is the sixth in a series of mini editions highlighting the “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” project. Each edition focuses on one country in which the research was conducted, and brings together major findings, and interviews with the research teams. Drawing on four documented case studies, the Kenya research documents the local characteristics of online violence against...

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Diversity, gender, and rights: All videos from IGF 2015 in one place

Posted Wed 16 Dec 2015 - 17:34 | 8,277 views
Flavia Fascendini put together the videos from all discussions at the IGF 2015 which concerned gender issues, women's and sexual rights, bringing forward the Feminist Principles of the Internet.

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Threats on her phone and footsteps behind her back

Posted Thu 26 Nov 2015 - 00:05 | 5,561 views
Nina finished her work day at the high-fashion clothing store in the biggest shopping mall in Sarajevo. She sighed, remembering everything she had to go through to get out of that violent and abusive relationship that she endured for three years. One thousand and ninety-five days until she found the strength and support to end it. But that was just one step in the continuum of violence that would...

Colombia: Exploring technology-related violence against women

Posted Mon 23 Nov 2015 - 00:00 | 10,130 views
This is the fifth in a series of 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 brings together major findings, and interviews with the research teams. Drawing on four documented case studies, the Columbia research documents some of the characteristics of online violence...

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What do women expect for this 10th IGF?

Posted Sat 7 Nov 2015 - 01:32 | 6,669 views
GenderIT.org asked many of the participants in the Gender and Internet Governance eXchanges (gigX) from three different regions what they expected for this year's 10th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Brazil, in terms of women's and sexual rights, gender, and internet governance.

Colombia: Explorando la violencia contra las mujeres relacionada con la tecnología

Posted Mon 2 Nov 2015 - 00:43 | 5,890 views
Les damos la bienvenida a la quinta de una serie de mini ediciones que estamos lanzando con el fin de destacar los hallazgos del proyecto “Basta de violencia: derechos de las mujeres y seguridad en línea” de APC. En esta edición nos detenemos en Colombia, donde a través de cuatro estudios de caso se presentan algunas de las características de la violencia digital contra las mujeres, los daños...

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Frank La Rue: “Debemos institucionalizar el diálogo multisectorial”

Posted Fri 21 Aug 2015 - 13:13 | 3,982 views
La mesa de discusión “Ciberacoso: ¿Cómo enfrentar la violencia de género en línea?”, reunió el pasado 4 de agosto a representantes de diversos intereses para discutir cómo enfrentar ese problema, entre ellos al ex Relator especial de libertad de expresión de ONU, Frank La Rue. Tras el evento, APCNoticias lo entrevistó para indagar en algunas de sus posiciones respecto al ciberacoso.