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From Islamabad to Geneva, Feminist Tech Exchanges creates young reporter

CALGARY 1 June 2011 (LC for APCNews)

After attending APC WNSP’s Feminist Tech Exchange in Islamabad, 24 year old lawyer and activist Sana Masood attended the she never imagined it would lead her to be a young reporter for the International Committee of the Red Cross. View her new digital story Pakistan: Youth in armed violence. Photo © ICRC / Gassmann Thierry

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Strategic use of ICTs breaks the silence on violence against women and girls in Busia District.

Busia, Uganda

Like in many communities of Uganda wife battering, marital rape, denial of love, defilement, grabbing of widows properties, early and forced marriage, forced prostitution, defilement, sexual harassment, widow inheritance and other forms of violence against women (VAW) seem to be normal practices in the rural communities of Busia District.

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Pakistan acid attack survivor's digital story runner-up for Red Cross award

AUSTIN, TX 8 February 2011 (KB for APCNews)

“Her story might have daunted me but her strength and courage overwhelmed and even empowered me … I was impressed by how she had taken the bold step of coming forward, taking her life in control and deciding what was best for her,” said Sana Masood in a digital story she created about an acid attack survivor at an APC Feminist Tech Exchange workshop in Pakistan, and which recently won an award in the International Red Cross’ “Young Reporter” competition.

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Feminist Tech Exchange in Uruguay

Date and time: 
Oct 12 2010 - Oct 15 2010

Venue

Country: 
Uruguay
Related projects: 
Feminist Tech Exchange

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APC

This activity is co-organised with Cotidiano Mujer and Young Feminists’Network in the South Cone

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Location: 
Posada al Sur, Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo

FTX Hub @ AWID 2008 Forum on Movement Building

Date and time: 
Nov 14 2008 - Nov 17 2008

Venue

Country: 
South Africa

Organisers

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APC
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APC WNSP, Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID), Women'sNet

Participants at the Feminist Tech Exchange will put new skills and knowledge into practice at the FTX Hub during the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) 2008 Forum on Movement Build

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GreenNet
Members Involved: 
Women'sNet

Feminist Tech Exchange

Date and time: 
Nov 10 2008 - Nov 12 2008

Venue

Country: 
South Africa

Organisers

Other- name of organisation: 
APC WNSP, Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID), Women'sNet

The FTX will explore feminist practices and politics of technology and raise awareness on the critical role of communication rights in the struggle to advance women’s rights worldwide.

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Colnodo
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GreenNet
Members Involved: 
Cooperativa Sulá Batsú
Members Involved: 
Women'sNet

Feminist Tech Exchange

Feminist Tech Exchange

Feminist Tech Exchange Planning Meeting

Date and time: 
Aug 3 2008 - Aug 5 2008

Venue

Country: 
South Africa

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APC WNSP

Trainers planning meeting in preparation for the Feminist Tech Exchange in South Africa November 10-12.

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Members Involved: 
GreenNet
Members Involved: 
Women'sNet
Location: 
Monkey Valley, Noordhoek

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