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Turn an idea into action: Clap to Take Back the Tech! 06 May 2014 Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

People Links digital gathering discusses tech-related violence against women
People Links digital gathering discusses tech-related violence against women 05 May 2014 for GenderIT.org

People Links is a monthly online gathering hosted by APC member May First/People Link, for members and open to the public. On 27 March they hosted a discussion on technology-related violence against women and the tensions that exist between combating hate speech and the right to freedom of expressio...

Coming of (digital) age: How African feminists are using the internet to change women's lives
Coming of (digital) age: How African feminists are using the internet to change women's lives GenderIT.org 05 May 2014 Minna Salami for GenderIT.org

In this article, Minna Salami argues that while the digital wave is marked by more diversity than previous feminist waves, it is nevertheless predominantly the ways that white/western feminists challenge patriarchal structures using the internet that has garnered attention. Salami challenges this ge...

APC statement on NETmundial
APC statement on NETmundial 30 April 2014 for APCNews

Civil society closing statement at NETmundial 2014
Civil society closing statement at NETmundial 2014 BestBits 25 April 2014 for BestBits

We would like to thank the Brazilian government for organising the Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance. We, as a diverse group of civil society organisations from around the world, appreciate having been part of the process. However, we are disappointed because the m...

You do have a choice: APC organises TakeBackTheNet! event
You do have a choice: APC organises TakeBackTheNet! event 25 April 2014 APC for APCNews

TakeBackTheNet! is the name of a one-of-a-kind event organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), where human rights advocates and transformative technology providers will meet to discuss solutions to today’s climate of internet-enabled human rights violations and loss of pri...