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Take Back the Tech! completes 2013 campaign on private and public spaces 20 December 2013 TBTT for APCNews

Si Jeunesse Savait’s version of the TBTT iconTake Back the Tech! campaign just completed a successful campaign as part of 16 Days of Activism to End Gender Violence. This year’s campaign focused on how concepts of public and private affect ICTs and violence against women. Debates included the ri...

APC closed for the holidays NY 19 December 2013 AL

The APC office will be closed from December 24 – January 1st for the end of year holidays. We wish you peace and solidarity in the new year!

GenderIT.org edition - GISWatch 2013 sets the agenda for women’s rights, gender and ICTs
GenderIT.org edition - GISWatch 2013 sets the agenda for women’s rights, gender and ICTs 13 December 2013 for GenderIT.org

In the 2013 Global Information Society Watch’s institutional overview entitled Whose internet is it anyway? Shaping the internet – feminist voices in governance decision making, Heike Jensen calls the attention to the hegemonic framing of issues and agendas in the internet governance field. “A...

WHRD International Coalition and AWID launch recommendations to enhance the protection and security of WHRDs
WHRD International Coalition and AWID launch recommendations to enhance the protection and security of WHRDs 11 December 2013 WHRD IC and AWID for AWID

In celebration of UN Human Rights Day this December 10th the Urgent Responses Working Group of the Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRD) International Coalition, in collaboration with AWID, released the Recommendations to Enhance the Protection and Security of WHRDs. In the context of increasing frequ...

Internet intermediaries and violence against women
Internet intermediaries and violence against women 09 December 2013 Carly Nyst for GenderIT.org

This series of blog posts was written by Carly Nyst, lawyer and director of Privacy International’s work in developing countries, and it was produced as a part of APC’s project End violence: Women’s rights and safety online, exploring the responsibility of intermediaries to ensure that the int...

WSIS+10: APC attends open consultation meeting
WSIS+10: APC attends open consultation meeting 09 December 2013 for APCNews

On 16 December 2013 APC will be presenting research findings on civil society perceptions around WSIS, from 10:30 to 13:00 (GMT +1), as part of the third phase of the multi-stakeholder open consultation towards the WSIS+10 event. The high-level event, which will take place in April 2014, will revie...

Wireless workshop in Nicaragua
Wireless workshop in Nicaragua EsLaRed 06 December 2013 Lourdes Pietrosemoli for EsLaRed

The 16th Workshop on Networking Technologies for Latin America and the Caribbean, organised by EsLaRed Foundation, took place at the National Engineering University of Managua, Nicaragua on 14-18 October 2013. The aim of this annual event is to develop and promote human resource training activities ...

APC at ICT and Development Conference 2013
APC at ICT and Development Conference 2013 05 December 2013 AG for APCNews

The sixth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development will take place from 7-10 December in Cape Town, South Africa. The conference is an opportunity for APC to strengthen its networks in the ICTD community and engage in meaningful discussion in pertinent g...