In Ghana, sexual assault is vastly under-reported and there is a huge barrier in the police procedures for reporting crimes. This article explores what role technology can play in addressing this, and whether public discourse and visibility around sexual assault can lead to change.
"Many women live in rural Africa and it's difficult for mobile operators to afford to extend to all of these areas. But if you can support community networks this means helping women too. So I would say that the first step for women's access is to support community networks."
This article sums up the reasons why we should stop using the term "revenge porn" when describing certain kinds of violations online that entail the non-consensual taking and circulation of intimate images. Why does language matter and how does it shape our perceptions and responses?
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.
This year, Colnodo put together an action-packed 16-day campaign for Take Back the Tech!, featuring everything from e-books to podcasts to human rights workshops. We spoke with Canadian intern Catherine Joubert, who was heavily involved in planning the campaign, about some of the highlights.
This interview explores the gender implications of setting up a community network in the remote areas of the Philippines – from tackling gender stereotypes to the distribution of labour to the benefits of access for a community that is ignored by telecommunications companies.
For this year's Take Back the Tech! campaign, One World Platform (OWP), based in Bosnia and Herzegovina, used videos to highlight the concerns, ideas and experiences of local activists.
Here's a list of things to watch out for during your edit-a-thon, including the safety of your participants and how to navigate the tricky but sometimes essential rules of editing content on Wikipedia.
Women’s rights and sexual rights activists engage with internet and ICT policy and development as feminist issues. This is a compendium of the highlights from APC's Annual Report for 2018.