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Privacy in the time of a pandemic: how is your data doing?

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Tue, 10/20/2020 - 09:30

A three part series that dives into the concerns around privacy and data in Africa in the context of artificial intelligence and also covid-19 from a feminist data justice perspective.

Privacy in the time of a pandemic: how is your data doing?

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Tue, 10/20/2020 - 09:30

A three part series that dives into the concerns around privacy and data in Africa in the context of artificial intelligence and also covid-19 from a feminist data justice perspective.

Webcomic: The Internet’s Footprint | Part 2

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Tue, 10/13/2020 - 23:07

Inhabiting internet causes a huge footprint on land, nature and bodies. An impact that can be violent and abusive. But we can learn how to create a more attentive and sensitive relationship with digital technologies.

Webcomic: The Internet’s Footprint | Part 2

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Tue, 10/13/2020 - 23:07

Inhabiting internet causes a huge footprint on land, nature and bodies. An impact that can be violent and abusive. But we can learn how to create a more attentive and sensitive relationship with digital technologies.

El humor como estrategia

En GenderIt.org nos refugiamos en la historieta y el cómic feminista para derribar a la pandemia. En esta entrega conversamos con Florencia Coll y Cami Camila para conocer las alternativas que nos presenta el humor.

Disappearing rights: Undertrials and prisoners during lockdown

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 11:04

All over the world, prisons are potentially ground for the spread of the COVID-19 contagion, but another factor at play is the role of repressive governments at this moment continuing to imprison activists. This article looks at what prisoners can still access from jail and the effectiveness of online "visits" for prisoners from their lawyer and families in India.

Disappearing rights: Undertrials and prisoners during lockdown

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 11:04

All over the world, prisons are potentially ground for the spread of the COVID-19 contagion, but another factor at play is the role of repressive governments at this moment continuing to imprison activists. This article looks at what prisoners can still access from jail and the effectiveness of online "visits" for prisoners from their lawyer and families in India.

Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur: online gender-based violence in the context of COVID-19

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Fri, 09/04/2020 - 14:29

In this brief submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, APC identifies the nexus between domestic violence and online gender-based violence in the context of COVID-19 drawing on some issues to consider from country-led and regional case studies.

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Internet access for women and girls in Zambia

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Thu, 09/03/2020 - 12:50

Education going online has posed a series of challenges especially for those living in Africa, Asia and other parts of the world where widespread access to the internet is not a given. This article explores how the Zambian government must show a stronger commitment and take measures to address how girls can access online education.

Internet access for women and girls in Zambia

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Thu, 09/03/2020 - 12:50

Education going online has posed a series of challenges especially for those living in Africa, Asia and other parts of the world where widespread access to the internet is not a given. This article explores how the Zambian government must show a stronger commitment and take measures to address how girls can access online education.

At stake is our bodily integrity

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Wed, 09/02/2020 - 16:32

Governments around the world are increasingly turning to technology as a tool to combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. In India, these tools have ranged from various contact tracing apps to using drones. Privacy concerns have been raised about the use of such intrusive digital technologies by activists, lawyers and concerned citizens. But while these are valid, a crucial element remains unrecognised: what is at stake is not merely our informational privacy, but our autonomy, dignity, bodily integrity, and equality.

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Hello? How Can I Help You Today? : Mental Health concerns for LGBTQIA+ people during Covid-19

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Thu, 08/27/2020 - 11:48

LGBTQIA+ people are often already isolated, invisibilised in their families and sometimes also facing abuse. In this article, mental health professionals speak about the vulnerability of these groups and people during the lockdown and how fragile links of community and support are still being built.

Hello? How Can I Help You Today? : Mental Health concerns for LGBTQIA+ people during Covid-19

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Thu, 08/27/2020 - 11:48

LGBTQIA+ people are often already isolated, invisibilised in their families and sometimes also facing abuse. In this article, mental health professionals speak about the vulnerability of these groups and people during the lockdown and how fragile links of community and support are still being built.

De hertz y bits: radios comunitarias y derecho a la comunicación en los territorios digitales

La práctica de una comunicación emancipadora requiere, necesariamente, preocuparse por la soberanía tecnológica y las radios comunitarias tienen un rol preponderante en dicha tarea. Esta es la historia de cómo las reivindicaciones laborales los mineros bolivianos de la década 1940 se conectan con la voracidad por el despliegue del 5G.

Webcómic: La huella de Internet | Parte 2

Habitar internet genera una gran huella en el territorio, en la Naturaleza y en los cuerpos, pero podemos desarrollar una relación más atenta y sensible con las tecnologías digitales. En la segunda parte de este webcómic, descubriremos algunas prácticas de cuidado que podemos empezar a integrar en nuestras vidas.

The digital rights movement needs to be deliberately inclusive

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 03:00

The digital rights movement needs to become deliberately and intentionally inclusive. We need to actively engage with how technologies and the internet are racist, as well as how they perpetuate other oppressions through silence.  

The digital rights movement needs to be deliberately inclusive

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 03:00

The digital rights movement needs to become deliberately and intentionally inclusive. We need to actively engage with how technologies and the internet are racist, as well as how they perpetuate other oppressions through silence.  

Who is your global South feminism serving?

GenderIT.org feminist talk - Thu, 08/20/2020 - 13:38

In this article, the Zimbabwean feminist researcher and writer Fungai Machirori challenges the idea of "the global South" as a homogenous space.

Who is your global South feminism serving?

Feminist reflections on internet policies - Thu, 08/20/2020 - 13:38

In this article, the Zimbabwean feminist researcher and writer Fungai Machirori challenges the idea of "the global South" as a homogenous space.

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