Hands off my internet! Abortion stigmas - accessing and controlling information on reproductive rights
Accessing information on the internet about abortion services and reproductive health empowers women and girls! In many situations, the internet is the only means to access critical information on fundamental rights and freedoms and the right to health.
Since APNIC 32, APNIC Conferences have been showcasing some of the inspirational women we have in our technical community through the Women in ICT event.
I was shocked and terrified when I received the above comment in reply to my Facebook status. And it didn’t stop there. The person also sent me a private message on Facebook threatening to rape me. No, this was not a random person I befriended on Facebook.
[img_assist|nid=19626|title=|desc=SANGONeT’s latest initiatives build capacity for NGOs in rural South Africa.
[img_assist|nid=19625|title=|desc=From the very beginning, the Pangea team has been part of APC, sharing its values and its path.
[img_assist|nid=19789|title=|desc=The enREDando website and the local newspaper insert.
The 9th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was held from September 2–5 this year in Istanbul, Turkey.