Gender & ICTs

Opportunities for Ecuadorian women to connect their rights online

PERGAMINO 10 April 2012 (Flavia Fascendini for GenderIT.org)

Valeria Betancourt, manager of APC’s Communications and Information Policy Programme, explains a report submitted by APC and partners to the government of Ecuador, which aims to contribute to the Universal Periodic Review process by making recommendations about the relationship between freedom of expression online and access to the internet for Ecuadorian women´s lives.

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APC at the 12th international AWID Forum

PRAGA 9 April 2012 (Katerina Fialova for GenderIT)

APC members and staff will be participating in the 12th international forum by the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) in Istanbul, Turkey from 19-22 April 2012. The theme is “Transforming Economic Power to Advance Women’s Rights and Justice”, and APC Women’s Networking Support Programme will be hosting a number of workshops and pre-events on the feminist practices and politics of the internet.

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Voices from digital spaces: Technology-related violence against women - executive summary

JOHANNESBOURG 29 March 2012 (APC for APC WNSP)

Drawing on findings from APC’s MDG3: Take Back the Tech! project with women’s rights organisations in twelve countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America, this paper explores the links between the internet, cell phones and violence against women and illustrates that technology-related violence impacts women as seriously as other forms of violence.

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Feminist tech exchange teaches Afghani women more than skills

CALGARY 21 March 2012 (LC for APCNews)

While some women were being showered with flowers to celebrate international women’s day, Afghani women activists were diligently learning new tech skills at a four-day Feminist Tech Exchange held in Kabul by the APC women’s programme. The experience has left them with much more than just technology skills.

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The 5 activist functions of technology and #Riots

9 March 2012 (Women'sNet)

Mary C Joyce of the Meta-Activism project summarizes in a recent blog post the key functions of technology for activist purposes: to shape public opinion, plan an action, protect activists, share a call to action and take action digitally.

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Papuan love letter video wins Best Documentary in South to South Film Festival

27 February 2012 (EngageMedia)

Maria Goreti, a papuan woman, was left pregnant and abandoned by an indonesian soldier. She and her 3-year-old daughter are still waiting for him to return. South to South Film Festival award-winning short film “Love letter to the Soldier” by EngageMedia tells her story.

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Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM): new video and site launch

JOHANNESBURG 8 February 2012 (LC for APCNews)

The APC has been refining its Gender Evaluation Metholodolgy (GEM) since it was first elaborated in 2001. GEM can help you determine whether your project or initiative is really improving the lives of women and promoting positive change in the community you are working in.

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AWID presents significant moments for women's rights in 2011

8 February 2012 (GJ for APCNews)

A list of the significant moments for women’s rights in 2011. AWID presents a visual overview of the year through a women’s rights lens.

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Take Back the Tech! campaign now a global movement

MONTEVIDEO 22 December 2011 (GenderIT.org for APC)

“A creative and revolutionary movement”, says APC’s women programme coordinator, Jac sm Kee, about the Take Back The Tech! campaign. In this editorial by GenderIT.org, it becomes evident that the campaign is already a global movement.

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Campaign Take Back The Tech! registered more than 100 cases of gender violence through ICT

MONTEVIDEO 22 December 2011 (GenderIT.org for APC)

The Take Back The Tech! campaign, run by APC WNSP, launched an interactive mapping platform which collected more than one hundred stories about gender violence online or through mobile phones. In this article by GenderIT.org, Sonia Randhawa outlines some of the tendencies that stand out when analizing the collected information.

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