Gender & ICTs

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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SMS cut off in DRC detrimental to ending violence against women

20 December 2011
KINSHASA 20 December 2011 () -

SMS services have been suspended in the Democratic Republic of Congo, allegedly to prevent the spread of electoral related rumours.

SMS cut off in DRC detrimental to ending violence against women

KINSHASA 20 December 2011 (APC for APCNews)

SMS services have been suspended in the Democratic Republic of Congo allegedly to prevent the spread of electoral related rumours. Cutting access to communications is a violation of the rights to freedom of expression and freedom of information protected under the DRC constitution and Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Tweet to help end violence against women on November 25

CALGARY 24 November 2011 (LC for APC)

Tomorrow marks the first of 16 days of activism to end violence against women (#vaw), and the Take Back the Tech! campaign. This year, we’re kicking things off with a tweet-a-thon! Help us make #16days and #tbtt trending topics to help end VAW. Tweeting begins at GMT 1400.

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Map it. End it. Take Back the Tech!

MONTEVIDEO 11 November 2011 (APC WNSP for APCNews)

We call on campaigners to collectively gather evidence for transformation, strengthen our capacity for safer experiences online and amplify our rights in addressing technology-related violence against women. Take control of technology to end violence against women.

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AWID launches FRIDA Young Feminist Fund

Recently, the FRIDA Young Feminist Fund launched its website with the goal of helping young feminists gain access to the resources that are critical to their work.

The fund was born out of an initiative of the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) and subsequently the Central American Women’s Fund, with the belief that “Supporting young

Stripping the IGF bare: Where are women´s rights?

MONTEVIDEO 19 October 2011 (APC for APCNews)

This interview by Flavia Fascendini and Katerina Fialova, with Chat García Ramilo, Dafne Sabanes Plou, Jac sm Kee, Jan Moolman, and Jennifer Radloff from the APC Women´s Programme, offers insights regarding gender balance and the presence of women’s rights in the 2011 IGF agenda.

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Feminist Technology Exchange (FTX) - South Africa

Date and time: 
Mar 7 2011 - Mar 9 2011

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South Africa
Related projects: 
Feminist Tech Exchange
Related projects: 
Take Back the Tech!

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Other- name of organisation: 
Women'sNet
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Women'sNet

Feminist Technology Exchange (FTX) - Cambodia

Date and time: 
Jan 17 2011 - Jan 21 2011

Venue

Country: 
Cambodia
Related projects: 
Feminist Tech Exchange
Related projects: 
Take Back the Tech!

Organisers

Other- name of organisation: 
Open Institute
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Open Institute

Feminist Technology Exchange (FTX) - Mexico

Date and time: 
Jan 26 2011 - Jan 28 2011

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Country: 
Mexico
Related projects: 
Feminist Tech Exchange

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