Internet Governance Forum: The right to protest online
In the digital age, protests are no longer limited to assemblies and gatherings in physical spaces but are increasingly taking place, in whole or in part, online.
GenderIT.org asked many of the participants in the Gender and Internet Governance eXchanges (gigX) from three different regions what they expected for this year’s 10th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Brazil, in terms of women’s and sexual rights, gender, and internet governance.
It’s good news to know that more women are actively joining internet governance discussions and that they are starting to take steps so that women’s rights activists and their movement include internet governance issues in their agenda.
“It was the first time I attended a training about Internet rights.
The thing about gaming is you can’t quite explain the immersiveness of it to non-gamers. And I speak not about mindless arcade games you play to pass the time (although I think time-passing on a screen is totally legit. Play on, Candy Crushers).
Claiming governance spaces: from Gender and Internet Governance Exchange to Africa Internet Governance Forum
The Association for Progressive Communications’ Caroline Tagny interviewed Chenai Chair, a participant of the Africa Gender and Internet Governance Exchange, on her experience.
Chenai Chair is a researcher with Research ICT Africa.
On the 28 and 29 September 2015, CIPESA held its eighth Forum on Internet Freedom in East Africa.
Stand in solidarity with Azza Soliman and other women human rights defenders targeted for speaking out against injustice!
The final hearing in the trial of Azza Soliman will take place on 24 October 2015.