End violence research

All Women Count: Take Back the Tech!
All Women Count: Take Back the Tech! 04 September 2017

All Women Count: Take Back the Tech! is a four-year project from 2017 to 2020 being coordinated by APC’s Women's Rights Programme (WRP) under the All Women Count consortium. The consortium’s concern is violence against women, in particular violence experienced by women, girls and trans* people at risk. As such, the consortium will strengthen the ability of global South-based human rights organisations and activists to advance legal and policy responses to VAW, change harmful social n...

Due diligence and accountability for online violence against women
Due diligence and accountability for online violence against women 31 July 2017

This paper explores what online violence against women is; what can be done to stem and ultimately eliminate it; and whose responsibility it is to do so.

Women’s rights, gender and Internet governance
Women’s rights, gender and Internet governance 05 November 2015

This issue paper addresses the degree to which gender and women’s rights feature in Internet governance, in multiple interconnected ways including, but certainly not limited to, access, content and representation. Gender and women’s rights occupy a largely rhetorical role in today’s discussion of Internet governance.

From impunity to justice: Improving corporate policies to end technology-related violence against women - Summary
From impunity to justice: Improving corporate policies to end technology-related violence against women - Summary 26 February 2015

This report explores women’s experiences of and demands for corporate accountability in cases of technology-related violence against women as highlighted by the APC seven-country research initiative, “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online”.

Cultivating violence through technology?
Cultivating violence through technology? 11 December 2007

This paper explores the connection between new information communication technologies (ICTs) and violence against women (VAW). From the perspective of representation and rapid dissemination of information and communication enabled through ICTs, the paper looks at domestic violence in the homes, sexual violence and women in conflict affected areas. It presents case studies, strategies and analys...