This section is a space where APC's staff, members and readers can open up conversations on topics that are of interest for the ICT community. It is a space where authors get to be themselves – sometimes to express opinions and challenge the readers on issues and topics that are close to them, sometimes to share their personal experience on an event or a current debate. The views expressed in this section do not necessarily reflect the views of APC or its network, but that does not make them any less valuable.
One of our APC staff spotted a Take Back the Tech! bumper sticker on the back of a taxi in Johannesburg earlier this month during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. Word about the campaign certainly got around! [img_assist|nid=11752|title=Take Back the Tech!
The OneWorld Platform for Southeast Europe (owpsee) promotes the values of internet as an extremely useful tool and resource for acquisition of new knowledge, but at the same time warns about the possible dangers of abuse of children on internet.
Dear organization, TakingITGlobal (TIG) is preparing to launch the second cycle of our Adobe Youth Voices digital media project – and we’re looking for additional partner organizations!
“Abuse seems to follow me, wherever I go.” A woman speaks of the sexual abuse she experienced as a child in her digital story called The Goddess.
Women’sNet invites you to a day filled with activities to reclaim Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) back by occupying Miriam Makeba Street and setting up an outdoor internet cafe.
Hi comrade. Hope this letter will find you a good health. Just wanted to tell you that on December 1, in Kinshasa, we will be marching from Maison communal de Kimbanseke towards… a positive future. Five organizations representing those who have suffered the most from HIV join forces to speak ou...
Following a year of rigorous research activities aimed to build upon the knowledge regarding public access to information and communication technologies (ICT), efforts of the Amy Mahan Research Fellows are beginning to bear fruit for the young scholars. Teams from Argentina, China, Malaysia, Peru...
Today I challenged ideas around pornophobia and morality among Congolese media practitioners I’m just back from a cyberdialogue organized in my country around ICT and violence against women. As my organization Si Jeunesse Savait is implementing a 2-year project on the topic, I felt like it was ...