Gender & ICTs

APC Workshop at CIVICUS Global Assembly

Location: 
Quebec, Montreal, Canada
Date and time: 
Sep 10 2011 (All day) - Sep 12 2011 (All day)

The CIVICUS Global Assembly will focus on the essential role of civil society in global decision-making.

3rd Feminist tech Xchange - Colombia

Date and time: 
May 25 2011 - 8:00am - May 27 2011 - 5:00pm

Participants are 12 women from women’s rights organisations in Bogota and their main activity will be the production of 3 short videos to help them create awareness on violence against women and ICTs.

Take Back the Tech

ENRICH Magazine, Manila, Philippines
Take Back the Tech
06 June 2011

As the country with the highest amount of Facebook users in the world, the Philippines are becoming increasingly tech savvy. But cases of cyber-harassment and cyber-stalking are now on the rise in the country and in the entire world. Kara Santos lists tips that women and girls can use to stay safe online.

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Human Rights Council: Oral statement by APC on violence against women

By Joy Liddicoat (June 2011, APC )
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APC successfully hosts event on freedom of expression -- sandwiches were delicious.

To the best of my knowledge there were no casualties.

Today APC hosted its event at the Human Rights Council’s 17th session. The event, which focused on freedom of expression on the internet, featured speakers from across the world — including special guest Frank La Rue, the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression.

Equal access to the internet can counter discrimination against women, says UN report

KUALA LUMPUR 3 June 2011 (JK for GenderIT.org)

Efforts to mitigate violence against women online can backfire explains a report presented at the UN Human Rights Council. APC covered women’s issues and the internet at the HRC in a special edition of the policy and gender bulletin GenderIT.org.

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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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Youths turn to community theater and digital story telling to address domestic violence and trafficking

MANILA

Young people in Olongapo and Angeles City are tapping their creative talents to combat serious issues that have plagued their communities: domestic violence and trafficking.

Youths Turn to Community Theater and Digital Story Telling to Address Domestic Violence and Trafficking

Manila, Philippines

Young people in Olongapo and Angeles City, Philippines are tapping their creative talents to combat serious issues that have plagued their communities: domestic violence and trafficking.

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