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Where's the party at? and Our Virtual Histories: Research and reflections from Ikhtyar

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Tue, 02/04/2020 - 12:01
Where's the party at?

Ikhtyar African Feminist Collective officially joined the global feminist internet movement toward the end of 2017, with the aim to forge a widely accessible path for Arabic-speaking feminists to join forces and support internet freedoms from an intersectional feminist standpoint. 

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#Tecnolovers

Esta serie de 2019 es una creación de la colectiva feminista Luchadoras, de México. Cada uno de los tres capítulos de #TecnoLovers cuenta distintas historias de mujeres que son masters de las tecnologías: "mujeres que toman la bici, desarman su compu y convierten un copo de algodón en vestido".

CAPÍTULO 1: Tejedoras de tecnología

Transformar el algodón en un huipil lleno de coloridos bordados requiere de un conocimiento de tecnología ancestral.

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Good-mannered women never make any history, even online

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Thu, 01/09/2020 - 16:56

Through two stories from Kenyan women, this article shows how women get harassed online, especially when they express themselves in ways that do not conform to the patriarchal order in the society which they live in.

Making a Feminist Internet in Africa: The importance of including the most marginalised among us

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Thu, 12/19/2019 - 14:52

The first "Making a Feminist Internet: Movement building in a digital age in Africa" convening, held in Johannesburg in October and brought together feminists from 18 African countries. This post gathers some of their shared ideas and conversations.

Making a Feminist Internet in Africa: The importance of including the most marginalised among us

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Thu, 12/19/2019 - 14:52

The first "Making a Feminist Internet: Movement building in a digital age in Africa" convening, held in Johannesburg in October and brought together feminists from 18 African countries. This post gathers some of their shared ideas and conversations.

La innovación tecnológica al servicio de viejos controles: Una conversación con María Juliana Soto

Con Tour Delirio, una serie animada acompañada de paseos de salsa en bus por Cali, María Juliana Soto cruzó aspectos del problema de la privacidad que se ven poco en los debates sobre la tecnología.

FemIT conf: una conferencia sobre tecnología con perspectiva de género

En noviembre de 2019, tuvo lugar la FemIT conf en Buenos Aires. Entrevistamos a Natalia Palau y Virginia Barros de [LAS] De Sistemas para conocer cómo se construye y organiza una conferencia de tecnología con perspectiva de género.

Toolkit de seguridad digital para acciones colectivas

La organización paraguaya TEDIC ha desarrollado, con el apoyo de Internews, este kit de seguridad y anonimato enfocado especialmente en comunidades de activistas y defensores de DDHH, con un especial énfasis en mujeres, comunidades vulnerables y LGBT+.

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La libertad en Internet no es suficiente - Las ciberfeministas están luchando por una nueva realidad

Este artículo habla acerca de cómo las ciberfeministas vienen profundizando en que los derechos digitales sean una realidad para mujeres, personas LBT, poblaciones que no hablan inglés y otras comunidades del Sur global.

Internet Freedom is Not Enough - Cyberfeminists Are Fighting For a New Reality

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 14:44

Today, feminist activists are claiming that digital rights are human rights, too. There is a robust community of feminist organisations, collectives, activists and more who are striving to strengthen digital rights. Amongst them, cyberfeminists, especially from the global South, are going deeper into making digital rights a reality for women, LBT individuals, non-English speaking people in the global South, and more.

On the blocking of abortion rights websites: Women on Waves & Women on Web

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 13:49

While many parts of the world have acknowledged some aspects of gender inequality and have progressively changed their practices and legislations towards the promotion of women’s rights, the protection of sexual and reproductive rights (particularly the right to have an abortion) remains a taboo subject. As such, in some countries, abortion is still criminalized in complete disregard of women’s right to self-determination, dignity, health, bodily autonomy, and, ultimately, their right to life.

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Inteligencia artificial: derechos humanos, justicia social y desarrollo

 

Fecha de publicación: Noviembre 2019

Autor: Varios

Publicado por: APC, Article 19 y ALAI

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Where is feminism in the Hong Kong protests? Issues in the context of the anti-extradition movement

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 16:19

What can feminists expect from the revolution of our times? In this article about the recent uprising in Hong Kong against the control of the Beijing government, we take a look at the complexities that feminists and LGBTQI+ activists have to live with, in spite of working for freedom and democracy alongside and in movements.

Where is feminism in the Hong Kong protests? Issues in the context of the anti-extradition movement

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 16:19

What can feminists expect from the revolution of our times? In this article about the recent uprising in Hong Kong against the control of the Beijing government, we take a look at the complexities that feminists and LGBTQI+ activists have to live with, in spite of working for freedom and democracy alongside and in movements.

Imagine a Feminist Internet

We are in an age increasingly shaped and inflected by digital and networked technologies, which can act to augment, amplify or disrupt existing discrimination, exclusion and inequality. Using the Feminist Principles of the internet as a framework, this article examines the different facets of the intersection between digitally networked technologies and feminism at the areas of economy, autonomy and data, as well as movement building.

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Imagine a Feminist Internet

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 15:46

We are in an age increasingly shaped and inflected by digital and networked technologies, which can act to augment, amplify or disrupt existing discrimination, exclusion and inequality. Using the Feminist Principles of the internet as a framework, this article examines the different facets of the intersection between digitally networked technologies and feminism at the areas of economy, autonomy and data, as well as movement building.

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Transforming structures of power through feminist internet research

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 17:29

The internet has not fulfilled many of the optimistic expectations of the role it would play in relation to development and has, in fact, become a ground for denial of rights and voice of marginalised groups and people. But the making of a feminist internet presents the possibility of giving shape to an internet that is built on diverstiy and recognition of rights, especially those of women, gender-divesrse and LGBTQIA+ people.

Transforming structures of power through feminist internet research

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 17:29

The internet has not fulfilled many of the optimistic expectations of the role it would play in relation to development and has, in fact, become a ground for denial of rights and voice of marginalised groups and people. But the making of a feminist internet presents the possibility of giving shape to an internet that is built on diverstiy and recognition of rights, especially those of women, gender-divesrse and LGBTQIA+ people.

En la boca del lobo: activismo digital en los tiempos del WhatsApp

Si bien se puede argumentar que a través de la red podemos propagar información, noticias y tácticas más rápido que nunca, su propia arquitectura podría estar haciéndonos vulnerables al retorno de los dogmatismos religiosos, el fanatismo y la manipulación por parte de los grupos de poder.

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