Point of View

Point of View is a Mumbai-based non-profit that builds and amplifies women’s voices and removes barriers to voice, speech and expression.

Tools:

  • Media, Education, Technology, Art

Strategies:

  • Creating digital resources, publications & campaigns
  • Building skills, capacities and understanding
  • Producing information and knowledge
  • Educating communities and publics
  • Advocating with civil society & policymakers

Programmes:

  • Digitality, Gender and Sexuality: Equipping women, trans people and girls to become digital citizens
  • Sexuality and Disability: Empowering women with disabilities to see themselves as sexual beings
  • Digital Storytelling: Enabling young women to enter, build and shape conversations on silenced topics
  • Internet Democracy: Promoting an Internet that supports free speech, social justice and democracy, in India and beyond
Topic areas of expertise:
  • Gender & ICTs

Contact

10 Sameera Villa
Pali Village, Bandra West
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050
India

Email Address: info@pointofview.org

ALTERMUNDI

ALTERMUNDI is an NGO based in Argentina that strives to promote the emergence of a new paradigm based on freedom gained through peer collaboration. AlterMundi explores different manifestations of peer-to-peer collaboration from a technological perspective and in particular it has a put a great deal of work in relation to Wireless Community Networks for small towns and rural areas.

Projects such as LibreMesh and LibreRouter are developed with the goal of building a community mesh network model that is based on accessible technologies that are simple to grasp for people with no expertise in the area.

Topic areas of expertise:
  • Free software

Contact

Las Acacias (sin número), José de la Quintana (5189), Córdoba, Argentina.

Tel: +54 11 5235 6993
mail: info@altermundi.net

eQualit.ie is hiring!

Canada

eQualit.ie is an organisation integrated by software developers and system engineers, cryptographers, security auditors, penetration testers, project managers, trainers, anthropologists, communicators and more!

Mohammed Maskati: "Digital security is still considered something cool and fancy and not taken seriously"

TUNIS 5 October 2016 (Leila Nachawati Rego for APCNews)

APCNews spoke with Mohammed al-Maskati, a renowned Bahraini human rights defender and digital security consultant for Front Line Defenders, during the recent Internet Governance in the Middle East and North Africa (IGMENA) Summit in Tunis.

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Inside the Information Society: What is the impact of ICTs on climate change?

London [3 October 2016]

Albert K. Bates works on a Kaypro-10 computer from his home at The Farm in Summertown Tennessee, 1981. Source: Wikimedia CommonsAlbert K. Bates works on a Kaypro-10 computer from his home at The Farm in Summertown Tennessee, 1981. Source: Wikimedia Commons*_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

At the Internet Governance Middle East and North Africa Summit: What is the role of civil society?

TUNIS 29 September 2016 (APC)

“Together for a free and open internet” is the motto for this year’s IGMENA Summit, an event bringing together more than a hundred digital rights activists, human rights defenders, journalists and other stakeholders around internet rights and internet governance in the Middle East and North Africa, between 30 September and 2 October in Tunis.

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Opening plenary: Energy, song and feminist rituals to ward off evil

Costa de Sauípe, Bahia, Brazil

“We don’t like prisons but we don’t fear them.” – Yara Sallam, Egypt

The 13th AWID International Forum began on Thursday with an opening plenary to the tune of Bahian music, song and dance to honor Oxum, orisha of Brazilian hospitality, followed by inspiring presentations and questions posed by guest panelists on t

Inside the Information Society: Can privacy survive in the digital age?

London [26 September 2016]

Data privacy. Source: Wikimedia CommonsData privacy. Source: Wikimedia Commons*_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Joining the dots: Gender, ICTs and climate change (1)

Australia

The climate crisis: Why women and women’s movements need to be up front

As I write this in mid-August 2016, Iranians are struggling to deal with temperatures reaching 60 degrees Celsius, while across the Middle East temperatures are reaching the point where scientists are saying climate change may severely impact the

See it, film it, change it: Training and supporting people using video for human rights

Argentina

_“In this age, when the mass media rest in fewer and fewer hands, we must have strong, vital, independent voices if we ever want to hear all the stories or seek justice.

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