Violence against women & girls is perpetrated in various ways online. At the same time, technology can offer critical tools to access services and to fight against VAW & girls.
The latest GenderIT edition draws on the groundbreaking survey of APC’s EROTICS project and probes specific realities in different countries, including the value of the internet in sexual rights advocacy, online challenges faced by sexual rights activists and the role of network building in resisting online threats and content regulation.
The Fair Deal Coalition has launched “Your Digital Future”, a new initiative that will give internet users a platform to discuss what copyright should look like under the TPP.
Coalition to TPP negotiators: It’s time to move beyond secret meetings and join with the public to chart a better course for our digital future.
The Fair Deal Coalition has launched a new initiative that will give internet users a platform to discuss what copyright should look like under
APC’s Take Back the Tech! campaign joins the UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign, which in July is dedicated to promoting “Cyber Space as Safe Space for Women and Girls.” Join the action!
Women’s rights and threats to online freedom: reflections from the Freedom Online Conference 17 to 18 June 2013
From 17 to 18 June 2013 I took part in the conference on online freedom known as Freedom Online. This conference, carrying the same name of the coalition behind it, highlighted the continent in which it was hosted.
APC Executive Director Anriette Esterhusyen and Finance Manager Karen Banks have been inducted by the Internet Society into the Internet Hall of Fame. They were honoured in the category of Global Connectors as individuals who have made significant contributions to the global growth and use of the internet.
IT Web, Johannesburg, South Africa
Civil society slams US citizen surveillance
26 June 2013
APC and other civil society organisations participating at the Freedom Online Conference called governments to protect the human rights of all people online, not just those of their own citizens.