APC Member Grants
Is privacy a concern for mobile phone users in Africa? How important is it to raise awareness about this issue? APC member KICTANet explores these questions in a series of interviews gathered in this video.
This report highlights the different aspects of tech-related violence against women in Uganda, their implications and solutions proposed, with the aim of addressing this growing concern.
Organisers hope to raise public awareness, empower people to speak of their struggles in exercising their human rights online and mobilise more people to call for the immediate attention of the Myanmar government in upholding human rights online and offline.
Thanks to support through an APC subgrant, Rhizomatica was able to support a number of emerging initiatives in Brazil and Colombia regarding community cellular networks. These are basically community-based networks that use 2G cellular technology as a way to facilitate communication between people.
The internet exists thanks to the work of many women who have been rendered invisible, shut out from spaces of power, and also subjected to violence. We want to construct an internet that is safe and inclusive at every level; we want to make another internet.
Research conducted by the Centre for Information Technology and Development on a sample of girls' secondary schools in the state established that the students lacked ICT skills, even though they have to write a computer-based examination to gain entry into universities.
APC’s year of transition has been a year of learning and change for all of us. We’ve had a good year, made possible by the spirit, hard work and commitment of the APC staff, the engagement of our members, the guidance of our board of directors, and the support of our partners.
APC member organisation Bytesforall Bangladesh recently conducted a series of interviews with a number of prominent ICT and telecom experts to understand the current landscape, awareness, activities and policy framework around net neutrality in Bangladesh.
This report by 7amleh – Arab Center for Social Media Advancement reveals new insights about how Google Maps’ mapping process in the occupied Palestinian territories serves the interests of the Israeli government and contradicts Google’s commitment to international human rights frameworks.
We spoke to Colnodo about what winning this grant means for their work and for the region’s development.