awid 2012

Bargain basement shopping in the information society

18 May 2012 (Erika Smith for GenderIT)

An APC session at the AWID Forum 2012 titled “Feminist Economics Toolbox sessions,” brought together speakers to spark debate and reflection on the feminist economic issues and the audience vibrated with insights and was eager to deepen discussion on the commodification of knowledge.

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Bargain basement shopping in the information society

Bargain basement shopping in the information society

Taking street harassment off the streets and off the map!

18 May 2012 (Erika Smith for GenderIT)

APC reflects on a session at AWID Forum 2012 titled, “Bringing Gender to the Streets: Young Women Amidst the Arab Uprisings.” The use of internet technology like mapping to fight violence against women is an integral part of APC’s Take Back the Tech! campaign.

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Harassmap at AWID 2012

Harassmap at AWID 2012

Feminist Talks @ AWID: Soweto #RapeVideo: I don’t create or forward violence!

TURKEY

In a trend that is becoming all too familiar, distribution of an alleged gang rape video has again made the news this week.

Feminist Talks @ AWID: MENA: Who talks for the region?

TURKEY

I am an AWID participant, and it is my first time to attend the forum.

Why the internet is feminist issue

ISTANBUL 17 April 2012 (APC WNSP for APC)

The internet allows women to access critical information, enables them to make decisions about their selves, lives and bodies, and to exercise autonomy and self-determination. Follow the APC WNSP and @genderITorg at the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) forum in Istanbul: #ftxawid to learn more about how the internet is a feminist issue.

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