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Launched in 2006, is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews and commentary on internet policy and culture. It started as a site monitoring policy developments on ICT and gender, and from its beginnings has been unique. Initially it was one of the first sites looking at ICT policy through a gender lens. Many years later, remains a unique space for its focus on the global South, its focus on those working at the grassroots level (grounded in the experience of the women in the society in which they live), and its emphasis on both advocacy and social justice.

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End violence research site has arrived!! Explore the road from impunity to justice

Posted Mon 9 Nov 2015 - 11:21 | 4,562 views
Did you know that 60% of reported cases of technology-related violence against women (VAW) are not investigated by the authorities? Or that in 40% of cases of technology-related VAW, the perpetrator is known to the survivor?

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Intercambio sobre género y gobernanza de internet en México, América Latina

Posted Mon 27 Jul 2015 - 16:54 | 4,952 views
Tras la realización del evento en Asia el pasado mes de junio, el Intercambio sobre género y gobernanza de internet en América Latina tendrá lugar el 1 y 2 de agosto en la ciudad de México. Esta iniciativa se realizará en paralelo a la reunión de miembros latinoamericanos de APC.

Bosnia y Herzegovina: Explorando la violencia contra las mujeres relacionada con la tecnología

Posted Tue 21 Jul 2015 - 14:05 | 5,221 views
¡Volvimos! (luego de un pequeño receso) con la tercera en una serie de siete mini ediciones destacando el proyecto “Basta de violencia: derechos de las mujeres y seguridad en línea”. Cada edición se concentra en un país en el que se desarrolló la investigación, y en esta ocasión nos enfocamos en Bosnia y Herzegovina. Esta investigación revela que la policía tiene una actitud despectiva hacia la...

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Exploring technology-related violence against women

Posted Tue 21 Jul 2015 - 14:04 | 8,027 views
We’re back (after a little break) with the third in a series of seven 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 this time we’re focusing on Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH). Research here finds that the police are dismissive of violence against women (VAW), legal provisions for...

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Imagine a Feminist Internet: The conversation is on!

Posted Fri 17 Jul 2015 - 16:46 | 5,821 views
This year, a group of 45 activists, researchers, academics and techies are meeting again in Malaysia to deepen the discussion around feminism and technology. They will be tweeting on #imagineafeministinternet and we invite you to participate in the conversation by engaging with the hashtag and following @takebackthetech.

Pulling apart the patriarchy: Edition in commemoration of Heike Jensen

Posted Wed 17 Jun 2015 - 17:49 | 8,229 views
News of Heike Jensen’s death from cancer, on 3 February 2014, reached internet governance academic and civil society networks a year later. As Marianne Franklin, friend and colleague from GigaNet, puts it: “The networks and the hands-on work in which Heike engaged are cross-border, cross-sector and interdisciplinary by nature and predilection. This is why news of her death has been a ripple of...

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Una conversación con el equipo de mujeres detrás del sitio con "espíritu de dragón"

Posted Mon 8 Jun 2015 - 14:00 | 3,687 views tiene un nuevo y vibrante rostro y las personas responsables de esta renovación son las mujeres que integran nuestro equipo de desarrollo web: la diseñadora visual Ezrena Marwan, y las desarrolladoras Liz Probert, Sam Marx y Sarah Escandor Tomas. Todas ellas son activistas profundamente comprometidas con el desarrollo de tecnología que satisfaga las necesidades de las mujeres. Conoce...

Philippines: Exploring technology-related violence against women and children

Posted Mon 8 Jun 2015 - 12:47 | 7,790 views
We’re back! – with the second in a series of seven mini-editions highlighting APC’s project “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online”. Each edition focuses on one country where we carried out the research, and this time round, we’ll look at the Philippines. Bringing together articles, key findings and an interview with the research team, this edition looks at cases ranging from celebrity...

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A conversation with the team of women behind the “dragon animal spirit” website

Posted Wed 3 Jun 2015 - 13:42 | 7,838 views has a vibrant new face, and the people responsible for this renovated look and feel are the women who make up our website development team: visual designer Ezrena Marwan, and developers Liz Probert, Sam Marx and Sarah Escandor Tomas. All of them are women's rights activists deeply committed to developing technology to meet women’s needs. Learn more about them through this...

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Of cultural controls and gender inequality: Talking about technology-related violence against women in Pakistan

Posted Fri 29 May 2015 - 13:14 | 6,305 views
Pakistan was one of seven countries covered by APC’s research project “End violence: Women's rights and safety online”. The research in Pakistan was done in association with Bytes for All, a human rights organisation that focuses on ICTs. Here, speaks to the manager of advocacy and outreach at Bytes for All, Furhan Hussain, to bring us a closer look into the research findings.