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Connecting Our Rights at IGF2013: Women and sexual rights defenders leading progress on equitable, inclusive internet policy

Bali, Indonesia

The human rights of women and sexual minorities are being increasingly impacted by the internet, not only through violence and discrimination, but through policies and legislation that do not recognise their specific contexts, concerns and capacities.

This was a key message coming out of the workshop hosted by APC’s CIPP and WRP, ‘Connecting Our Rights: Strategies for Progress’.

IGF cybersecurity fail: website leaks personal data with aid of participants

by Alex Comninos, 25 October 2013

When registering for the IGF, you may very well have exposed your personal data, including full name, ID/passport number to criminals, spies, intelligence agencies and dragnet surveillance programmes.

Highlights from the speakers of the #IGF2013 opening session

BALI

Human rights were at the centre of the interventions of most of the speakers of the IGF opening ceremony explicitly, making the ones who didn’t became hard to ignore.

Miss Internet Bali: A huge step back for gender equality on internet governance

Climate change agenda (or lack thereof) at the 2013 IGF

Bali

In September at a Stockholm conference of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change climate scientists released a key report which concluded that global warming is human induced with at least 95 percent certainty (let’s be honest – we’ve known this for years).

Human rights on the internet: Snapshots from Indonesia and Kenya #IGF2013

BALI

Two participants of APC’s training on human rights on the internet shared with us the main issues that they are facing in their countries and organisations.

Snapshots from day zero of the #IGF2013

BALI

Human rights on the internet
Before the IGF officially started there was already a lot going on. Day zero was a day of pre-events, and APC organised a training session on human rights online.

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