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Public. Autonomous. Anonymous. Group. Sexting. At AWID 2016. Oh yeah!

“Welcome to the Feminist Internet eXchange Hub! Make sure you come back tonight for some group sexting – public, autonomous, anonymous, group sexting!” we called to women as they stumbled in to explore our feminist internet exchange space at AWID Feminist Futures Forum: Building Collective Power for Rights and Justice.

We can't do it alone: Connections at AWID 2016

There was something malevolent in the inequality, and now I knew it. It acted in the depths, it dug deeper than money.” – Elena Ferrante, The Story of the Lost Child

Drum beats resound around the ‘country’ that I come from.

An open letter of thanks to AWID

This was my first time at an AWID Forum. By the end of the conference it was clear that that I am a woman. Strong, determined, beautiful and powerful.

Feminist politics of freedom of speech - Reflections on session in AWID 2016

Grafitti in Mostar, Bosnia.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.

[COLUMN] Labour, sustainability, resilience: Gender, ICTs and climate change

Artwork courtesy of Flavia FascendiniArtwork 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.

Inside the Information Society: Internet governance needs African experience of African issues

London [17 October 2016]

AfriSIG 2016AfriSIG 2016 *_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Inside the Information Society: Meeting the climate challenges of ICTs

London [10 October 2016]

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

eQualit.ie is hiring!

Canada

eQualit.ie is an organisation integrated by software developers and system engineers, cryptographers, security auditors, penetration testers, project managers, trainers, anthropologists, communicators and more!

Inside the Information Society: What is the impact of ICTs on climate change?

London [3 October 2016]

Albert K. Bates works on a Kaypro-10 computer from his home at The Farm in Summertown Tennessee, 1981. Source: Wikimedia CommonsAlbert K. Bates works on a Kaypro-10 computer from his home at The Farm in Summertown Tennessee, 1981. Source: Wikimedia Commons*_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Opening plenary: Energy, song and feminist rituals to ward off evil

Costa de Sauípe, Bahia, Brazil

“We don’t like prisons but we don’t fear them.” – Yara Sallam, Egypt

The 13th AWID International Forum began on Thursday with an opening plenary to the tune of Bahian music, song and dance to honor Oxum, orisha of Brazilian hospitality, followed by inspiring presentations and questions posed by guest panelists on t

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