Gender & ICTs
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.
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.
Women and girls suffer quietly because according to t
Mahyoro Rural Information Centre (MARIC) explores the use of ICTs to liberate Kamwenge women and girls from the global scourge o
Tackling a recurring challenge of our times, this spans all geographic borders across the globe.
Youths turn to community theater and digital story telling to address domestic violence and trafficking
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
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.
Violence Against Women & Children in the Philippines On the Rise; WeDpro Calls for Collective Action
More and more women in the Philippines are being abused and subjected to acts of violence, with one in five women aged 15 to 49 found to have experienced physical violence, while one in ten women have experienced sexual violence.
APCNews 141 – Avoiding cyberstalking, interet rights – 09/05/11
APCNews – May 09 2011 – Year XI Issue 141
The news service on ICTs for social justice and sustainable development
In India police note that of all cybercrime cases reported al
Almost one million adults are the victims of cyberstalkers every year. APC’s new tip sheet gives concrete advice on precautions you can take and what to do if a cyberstalker targets you.
World Press Freedom Day – Take Back the Tech! to defend your right to communicate
MEXICO CITY 29 April 2011 (TBTT) On May 3 join a global day of action to defend our right to share information and opinions freely online – and be our own media!