Violence against women online

On the 28 and 29 September 2015, CIPESA held its eighth Forum on Internet Freedom in East Africa.

Stand in solidarity with Azza Soliman and other women human rights defenders targeted for speaking out against injustice!

The final hearing in the trial of Azza Soliman will take place on 24 October 2015.

4 days in NYC for the Open Web Fellows

Victoria, British Columbia

Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellows during the meeting in New YorkFord-Mozilla Open Web Fellows during the meeting in New YorkThe inaugural cohort of the Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellows met in New York last week for only the second time face to face.

Bosnia and Herzegovina join global internet governance landscape

Bosnia and Herzegovina

It might be the 10th global Internet Governance Forum (IGF) happening in Brazil in November 2015, but a small country in the heart of Europe – Bosnia and Herzegovina – just joined the global internet governance landscape on 1 October 2015 with its first national IGF (”#BHIGF”:

Internet rights are human rights: Reflections from workshops in the DRC and Kenya on violence against women


I’ve had the privilege, this past year, to travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Kenya to facilitate workshops based on our Internet Rights are Human Rights: Violence Against Women (VAW) online curriculum.

Peter Gabriel congratulates APC on the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) 2015 Pioneer Award

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) has been honoured at this year’s Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) 2015 Pioneer Awards which took place last night (Thursday 24 September).

Imagine a Feminist Internet: Reflections on freedom of expression and mysoginistic online content


This video by Dhyta Caturani from Engage Media features Sheena Magenya and Naomi Fontanos speaking about online mysoginistic content and its relation to freedom of expression, while attending the second Imagine a Feminist Internet meeting in Malaysia, July 2015.