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Making radio spots: Tips from the Argentine Feminist Tech Exchange

Buenos Aires

The extremely cool Argentinian feminist radio network Nosotras En El Mundo trained 20 grassroots violence-against-women activists to make clips for radio to announce their VAW actions on local radios.

Paola and Soledad talked about the limitations radio has.

APC Annual Report 2009

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ICTs and violence against women: Reports from 12 countries tell it like it is

MONTEVIDEO 17 August 2010 (APC for APC)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/jfraissi/4286109087 - John Fraissinethttp://www.flickr.com/photos/jfraissi/4286109087 – John FraissinetJust as women are disproportionately the victims of violence worldwide, the situation is just as bad online. The UN estimates that 95% of aggressive behaviour, harassment, abusive language and denigrating images in online spaces are aimed at women and come from partners or former male partners. Other surveys show that the victims of cyberstalking are predominantly female. As part of our Take Back the Tech! to end violence against women project, APC and partners have carried out studies of the current situation of violence against women and ICTs in twelve countries and how the legislation or lack of legislation connected to both hinders or helps women. Photo by “John Fraissinet”:http://www.flickr.com/photos/jfraissi/4286109087

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Progressive techies declare their rights - and responsibilities

MONTEVIDEO 2 August 2010 (Kah for APCNews)

At the United States Social Forum on June 24 fifty politically progressive technologists came together for the first US Progressive Techie Congress. The Congress emerged with a statement applauded by other socially-responsible networks like the APC as “a great set of principles”.

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Nobel Peace Prize for “the internet”?

CALGARY 22 July 2010 (LC for APCNews)

Google has launched a world-wide campaign on how the internet can be used for peace in support of the worldwide network’s nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 on the basis that “the Internet is a powerful tool that promotes freedom of expression, while fostering the global spread of democracy”. Support the nomination by selecting your country and adding your name to the list of supporters, or take part on the debate as to whether the prestigious Nobel Prize should to go the internet and its users or not. APC is a campaign affiliate.

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