In this submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, APC explores the human rights implications of the gender digital divide for women and girls and offers possible solutions to bridging the divide from a human rights perspective, highlighting APC’s work in this area.
Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society. This week’s blog post reflects on the platform economy.
Last week I asked if we should fear online monopolies.
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 (e.g. 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.
Bridging the gender digital divide from a human rights perspective: APC submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
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.
APCNews interviewed internet pioneer and historian Ian Peter, founder of Australia’s first public internet provider and founding director of APC, who recently formally joined the APC network as an individual member.