APC Talk

“More evidence-based research is needed on internet rights in the region”: APC at the Internet Governance in the Middle East and North Africa Summit 27 October 2016

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A painting of an African feminist internet 25 October 2016

Irene KagoyaThe internet remains one of the historical developments transforming human behaviour, greatly impacting on the social, economic, cultural and political spheres of life at an incredible speed.

The politics of access
The politics of access 25 October 2016 Koliwe Majama

The expansion of access to the internet in Africa is a game of political power and control. I reached this conclusion as we mapped and analysed the main internet governance issues this past week during the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG).

Experiencing the African possibilities, through AfriSIG 2016
Experiencing the African possibilities, through AfriSIG 2016 25 October 2016 Thato Mfikwe

The African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) 2016 is one of the most impactful programmes I have attended. I am grateful for the training that will definitely enhance my work around advocacy for open and affordable internet access.

African governments should harness the internet to engage with citizens
African governments should harness the internet to engage with citizens 24 October 2016 Prudence Nyamishana

Prudence NyamishamaThere is a drive to connect one billion persons worldwide by 2020. As more Africans get online, governments have the responsibility to protect the rights and freedoms of their citizens. Yet what we see currently are increased cases of crackdown on dissenting voices.

Inside the Information Society: A short history of the Internet
Inside the Information Society: A short history of the Internet 21 October 2016 David Souter

Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.    

[COLUMN] Labour, sustainability, resilience: Gender, ICTs and climate change
[COLUMN] Labour, sustainability, resilience: Gender, ICTs and climate change 19 October 2016 Sonia Randhawa for GenderIT.org

Artwork courtesy of Flavia Fascendini_This article is part of a series of GenderIT.org columns. Four columnists, two in English and two in Spanish, will open up topics and themes that we want to learn more about.

Feminist politics of freedom of speech - Reflections on session in AWID 2016
Feminist politics of freedom of speech - Reflections on session in AWID 2016 19 October 2016 Valentina Pellizzer for GenderIT.org

Grafitti in Mostar, Bosnia.We all know feminism and the world do not go hand-in-hand on many things, especially if trying to address violence against women in the virtual world.