In India, there are gender barriers that uniquely prevent women from accessing technology right from an early age. From an intersectional perspective, such gender barriers overlap with economic, cultural, and class barriers for women from marginalised backgrounds.
“The architectures of online harassment” was the first in a two-part post that described the context and motivations of Tactical Tech’s work addressing the problem of online harassment through the lens of interface design.
Sexual surveillance, you may have guessed, cannot simply be reduced to a distinct instance where x happens to y (f.ex. where men surveil women).
Judith Owigar is a coder, a blogger and a tech enthusiast. She has worked with Akirachix, a revolution for African women and technology.
It was in 1996 that John Perry Barlow wrote the iconic “Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace”:https://www.eff.org/cyberspace-independence.
*_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.
Bridging the gender digital divide from a human rights perspective: APC submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
The APC member grants programme offers three types of grants which are available to our organisational members. They support initiatives that contribute to implementing APC’s strategic priorities for the current period. Applications must be submitted by 10 April 2017. Read more!
The internet has become a space for sexual exploration. From teenagers exploring their sexual identity and sharing information with others to sexual rights activism, the internet offers countless opportunities to navigate our bodies and identities.