Strategic use of the internet
APC women’s Feminist Tech Exchange (FTX) is training a key group of women’s rights advocates particularly those living in the developing world in essential internet, audio and other technical skills to enable them to use technology to most effectively document abuses, build knowledge, disseminate information, mobilise support and amplify pressures for change.
What are some of the most important challenges South African NGOs face in their communication and networking efforts? According to SANGONeT’s IT Programme Officer Botswang Kgeledi, limited ICT resources and knowledge are among the biggest challenges to effective communication and networking. Hear more about how SANGONeT is capacitating civil society with new tools to learn to make the most of these resources, in an interview by Frederick Noronha.
Legal information is a very important for almost all the segments of a society. However, there is a dearth of Law portals and web sites in India.
Feminist Tech eXchange (FTX) creates safe, creative and feminist spaces of exchange and experience where the politics and practice of technology are informed by local and contextual realities of women, and build collective knowledge and ownership.
As part of Millennium Development Goal 3 to promote gender equality we are working with women in 12 countries to use technology to end violence against women – and to fight violence carried out online or on mobiles.
Facebook is not just a way to get back in touch with old classmates from school or see what your “friends” are up to. Activists around the world are taking advantage of this new virtual space to expand their reach and establish more immediate and interactive contact with individuals and organisations from an ever wider range of backgrounds. ITeM, an APC member in Uruguay, talked wit...
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In order to reduce poverty and foster inclusive development through affordable access to the internet, APC is working on a resource kit for realising a universal access agenda, present promising options, experiences, lessons and opportunities in pro-poor access provision in developing societies.
Watchdogs ITeM has been coordinating IFIwatchnet since 2005. This novel initiative in international NGO networking, currently in its sixth year of operation, connects organisations worldwide that monitor international financial institutions (IFIs) such as the World Bank, the IMF and regional development banks. Formed in response to a call by civil society groups to maximise the effectiveness o...