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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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Interview with Nana Darkoa: Adventures from the bedroom of an African woman

Posted Thu 8 May 2014 - 00:10 | 13,173 views
Three (and many more) online is not a crowd – neither online nor offline. That is what the multi-award-winning blog "Adventures from the bedrooms of African women" posits. In this interview, one of the blog's founders and writers, Nana Darkoa from Ghana, talks about how this space started, what the boundaries are, and what it takes to build a safe and free space where African women can openly...

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Turn an idea into action: Clap to Take Back the Tech!

Posted Tue 6 May 2014 - 19:01 | 2,967 views
City-level Take Back the Tech! exchanges on strategic, creative use of tech for community-based solutions will bring together unusual suspects to share experiences and expertise in order to develop creative tech solutions to complicated issues of safety, spaces and gender. Support us by applauding this idea and help it make it to the challenge shortlist!

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Ley Telecom en Mexico: Alarma por violaciones a la libertad de expresión e información y derecho a la privacidad

Posted Mon 5 May 2014 - 13:10 | 4,657 views
"Mientras lees esto, se debaten tus derechos, tu libertad, tu privacidad y la manera en la que te vas a comunicar e informarte", advierte la multitudinaria convocatoria contra la denominada Ley Telecom mexicana. En 2013 se aprobó en Mexico una reforma constitucional que prometía el combate a los monopolios, que llegaría la competencia, la diversidad, la pluralidad y las mayores garantías a la...

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(Audio) Erika Smith in People Links Digital Gatherings: "We live in a world where privacy is not the default setting"

Posted Sun 4 May 2014 - 17:06 | 6,520 views

People Links is a monthly online gathering hosted by May First/People Link members, for members and open to the public. On 27 March they hosted a discussion on technology-related violence against women and the tensions that exist between combating hate speech and the right to freedom of expression.

The discussion featured Erika Smith from the APC Women’s Rights Programme (WRP).

Gender, sexuality and the internet to #imagineafeministinternet

Posted Fri 25 Apr 2014 - 06:07 | 8,747 views
APC held a global meeting on gender, sexuality and the internet in Malaysia between 12 and 17 April 2014, to explore and develop the collective understanding of what a feminist internet looks like. One of the goals of the meeting was to find, within a sex-positive queer framework, an agreement on core feminist principles for a transformative internet, in order to develop a set of evolving...

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What does it take to create a feminist internet?

Posted Mon 14 Apr 2014 - 05:05 | 7,523 views
Is a feminist internet possible? How has the internet shifted the way we understand power, politics, activism and agency? These are the insights of many activists under the call to #imagineafeministinternet.

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Sexuality, feminism, activism and the internet we dream of

Posted Mon 14 Apr 2014 - 04:46 | 6,779 views
"Which is the internet we dreamed of?" was the main question raised during the first day of the "Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and the Internet":https://www.apc.org/en/events/global-meeting-gender-sexuality-internet which is taking place in Port Dickson, Malaysia, until April 17th, to explore and develop...

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Panel on “Power, Politics and Agency” to #imagineafeministinternet

Posted Mon 14 Apr 2014 - 03:01 | 7,829 views
During the first day of the Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and the Internet which ocurred in Port Dickson, Malaysia, to explore the collective understanding of what a feminist internet looks like, a panel on “Power, politics and agency” took place with the participation of Chat Garcia Ramilo from the Philippines, Joy Liddicoat from New Zealand, Horacio Sívori from Brazil, Valentina Pellizer...

Avances y retrocesos en el progreso de los derechos de las mujeres en CSW 58

Posted Thu 10 Apr 2014 - 03:46 | 5,084 views
El Programa de derechos de las mujeres de APC estuvo presente en la 58a sesión de la Comisión sobre la Condición Jurídica y Social de la Mujer (CSW por su sigla en inglés), que tuvo lugar en Nueva York del 10 al 21 de marzo de 2014. Esta edición de GenderIT.org trata sobre los “avances y retrocesos” de los acuerdos realizados durante CSW 58 en relación de las tecnologías de información y...

Back and forth in the advancement of women's rights at CSW58

Posted Mon 7 Apr 2014 - 12:45 | 8,420 views
The theme of the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW58), which took place in New York on 10-21 March 2014, was “Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls”. Also on the meeting agenda was Women’s and girls’ access to technology. This GenderIT.org edition addresses the negotiations and barganing in agreements...