Being Dalit, doing corporate (women-in-tech)

Bangalore

Generally speaking, there is an extremely minimal presence of Dalit women in corporate spaces, which by itself is a huge challenge. Unlike the public sector, no affirmative action policies in India mandate the recruitment of Dalits or Dalit women in the private sector.

Inside the Information Society: Are developing country voices in ICT decision-making getting louder?

London [13 February 2017]

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*_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Joint letter to the UN on social media and device collection at US borders

17 February 2017 (Various for APCNews)

These practices persist in violation of the United States’ human rights treaty obligations, and action is needed to hold the US government accountable for the protection of human rights at US borders, which are not zones of exclusion or exception.

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Joint letter to the UN on social media and device collection at US borders

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Roots with wings: Changes in APC senior management

16 February 2017 (APC for APCNews)

On 1 April 2017 APC’s current deputy executive director, Chat Garcia Ramilo, will assume the position of executive director. Anriette Esterhuysen will step down as ED and assume a position as director of advocacy.

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Women in tech: We want to share your stories!

13 February 2017 (TBTT for APCNews)

On 23 February tech companies and organisations will face a Distributed Denial of Women, a general strike to show how important women are to the tech industry. Take Back the Tech! wants to make sure the industry understands how to change the toxic culture that affects women and other marginalised people. Write about your experience, and we’ll publish it on our site.

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Inside the Information Society: Multistakeholder participation, a work in progress

London [13 February 2017]

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IGF 2016: What is the internet’s role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals?

Yaoundé, Cameroon

Serge Daho of PROTEGE QV in Cameroon attended the IGF for the first time in 2016 thanks to the APC Member Exchange and Travel Fund.Serge Daho of PROTEGE QV in Cameroon attended the IGF for the first time in 2016 thanks to the APC Member Exchange and Travel Fund.The 11th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) took place in Guadalajara, Mexico on 5-9 December 2016.

Inside the Information Society: Who are the stakeholders?

London [6 February 2017]

IGF 2016: How applicable is the multistakeholder approach to internet governance in Africa?

Kampala, Uganda

What is the value for Africans in international internet governance processes if the approach towards internet governance on the continent has not fully embraced the multistakeholder model?

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