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Jennifer Radloff

Jennifer is a South African feminist and coordinates APC's work in supporting women human rights defenders use of ICTs securely through capacity building.

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Interview with Lili_Anaz: A body that knows itself ...

Posted Tue 7 Nov 2017 - 11:33 | 3,783 views
Lili_Anaz (Liliana Zaragoza Cano) is an artist, communicator, photographer, writer and hackfeminist activist whose entire work is a feminist exploration about the crossroads between art, body, memory, resistances, sexuality, human rights, hacking, and free technologies. In this interview with Jennifer Radloff Lili_Anaz speaks about her passions and her work in Mexico.

Feminist talk

Digital Storytelling: All our stories are true and they are ours!

Posted Sun 13 Nov 2016 - 09:02 | 4,691 views
It is a sacred act to tell and to listen to stories. Some of our stories are rooted so deep in our cells, psyches and hearts, that it takes an act of courage to find the words to tell them. We each contain a multitude of stories that shape and make us who we are. It can also be a political act to tell a story. We conceptualise digital story telling as a recording and documentation method which...

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Tools for movement builders: ICT Toolkit and We Rise – Just Associates

Posted Tue 4 Oct 2016 - 10:20 | 3,339 views
Central to the toolkit is how to develop a feminist communication strategy whilst making safe and sustainable choices amongst the array of available ICT tools. Rooted in the experience and contexts of women activists in southern Africa, the toolkit links our activism and organising that happens in person and “offline” to the tools of the online world. Especially since the online world creates...

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#Unboxing Gender- Stockholm Internet Forum pre-event: Gender and access

Posted Fri 11 Dec 2015 - 11:10 | 3,550 views
A gender digital divide has been recognised since the 1990s. It's old news that there are gaps when it comes to women being able to easily, safely and affordably access technology. There are statistics, research evidence and anecdotal stories that support this. Although some efforts have been made to address this access gap, there is still a persistent and evident gender digital divide.

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Interview with Yvonne Oluoch: Winner of the #IncYOUBateIT competition hosted by Making All Voices Count

Posted Tue 20 Jan 2015 - 12:34 | 5,136 views
"In a continent where women form a majority of the population and half of the workforce, it is an anomaly that the percentage of women working in technology is less than 15%. Technology is one of the key factors driving Africa’s projected economic rise. As such, there is enormous potential for maximizing the growth of technology through increasing the number and quality of women in technology."

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Digital Security – from silencing to claiming safe spaces

Posted Tue 13 May 2014 - 15:27 | 5,279 views
Discourses on issues of safety are not new to feminists. Strategies to resist sexual harassment in the office, verbal abuse on the streets, physical violence in the home, shaming in social spaces and sexualised threats to women human rights defenders are continually being revisited and reworked. Often this abuse is about the silencing of women's voices and the marginalisation in social and...

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Cómo influye el activismo en tu experiencia como ciudadana de internet

Posted Tue 9 Jul 2013 - 15:05 | 4,772 views
¿Qué significa usar internet plenamente y con libertad? ¿Qué libertad tienes para expresar quién eres, cómo vives tu vida, qué deseas, sueñas y crees en internet? ¿Y con cuánta seguridad puedes comunicarte, contribuir, existir, navegar y estar en los espacios en línea que pueden conectarte con comunidades y conocimientos que construyen nuestro sentido de ser nosotras mismas? Este artículo...

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How activism shapes your experience of being a citizen on the internet

Posted Tue 9 Jul 2013 - 14:34 | 11,775 views
What does it mean to use the internet freely and fully? What freedom do you have to express who you are, how you live your life, what you desire, dream and believe in on the internet? And how safely can you communicate, contribute, exist, navigate and be in the spaces online that can so powerfully connect you to communities and knowledges that build our sense of self? This article written by...

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Collateral damage of the cyberwar in Syria

Posted Wed 24 Oct 2012 - 22:50 | 9,655 views
Jennifer Radloff and Grady Johnson speak to a Syrian activist in exile about the government increasing tendency to securitize the internet and crack down freedom of expression and freedom to privacy on-line. They also talk how limited access to ICTs, self-censorship due to widespread surveillance and reliance on commercial social networks in combination with a general lack of technical knowledge...

Editorial

Scoring participation – how does change happen for women in the IGF

Posted Mon 17 Oct 2011 - 22:39 | 6,577 views
During the years of my school and university studies, report cards caused me high levels of anxiety but with some underlying optimism. Report cards assumed all-knowing experts were making decisions around my abilities and progress. It would invariably be a measure of success or failure and would expose my weak points and (hopefully) highlight my positive traits. But they always had a judgemental...
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