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The African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG), organised by APC and the African Union Commission, has emerged as the leading platform for developing the next generation of internet governance professionals in Africa.
In this first episode, we discover what the United Nations Development Programme means by India's media dark, we find a broadband wireless tower made entirely from junk, and children from different castes sing together on a videoconferencing platform in Rajasthan.
What has changed since the early days of the internet? David Souter returns with four thoughts which seem important when looking forward.
Here are some tips and insights on how to use social media for activism and movement building. These are learnings from the vocal and active African feminists who have used the internet and social media to amplify their causes.
I did not fly to Vanuatu for the 2018 Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum. But still, I participated in this year's APrIGF, albeit remotely.
Targeting "the gap" between women and men in access to the internet is fundamental in reaching the goal of access for all.
In recent times there has been a dramatic increase in the use of internet and social media by Palestinians. In this context there is also a rising wave of online gender-based violence that leads to intimidation of women and self-censorship, which means that often women are withdrawing from social...