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APC condemns brutal state attacks on Oaxacan civil society
APC condemns brutal state attacks on Oaxacan civil society 21 June 2016 APC

As a network, APC stands in solidarity with the people of Oaxaca, the teachers’ movement, our members in Mexico and our colleagues in Mexican civil society at the OECD Ministerial Meeting. Read also: Civil Society at OECD event in Mexico rejects repression in Oaxaca .    

EXLILA: What is the state of internet freedoms in Latin America?
EXLILA: What is the state of internet freedoms in Latin America? 27 March 2016 APC

What is the state of internet freedoms in Latin America? That is the main question that our partners in Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico and Paraguay set out to answer, as part of the Examining Internet Freedoms in Latin America (EXLILA) project.    

Examining Internet Freedom in Latin America
Examining Internet Freedom in Latin America 06 July 2015

Implemented by APC in collaboration with Derechos Digitales (DD), the Examining Internet Freedom in Latin America (EXLILA) project aims to analyse the state of internet freedoms in the region, to strengthen the capacities of NGOs, social movements and other civil society actors, as well as the actions of governments and the private sector, for the promotion and protection of internet rights and...

APC member wins lifetime achievement award
APC member wins lifetime achievement award 09 May 2014

Ermanno Pietrosemoli from APC member EsLaRed was recognised with the LACNIC 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the development of the internet in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through more than 20 years of training and research in wireless technologies, Ermanno has changed the landscape of wireless in the region and globally. Image by LACNIC.

The violence stops with us. Take Back the Tech! starts this month
The violence stops with us. Take Back the Tech! starts this month 15 November 2012 ES

Tech-related violence against women and girls is increasing – but so are our stories of survival and strategies to make the internet a safe space for women. Join Take Back the Tech! this 25 November through 10 December to help end violence against women and girls online.

End violence: Women's rights and safety online
End violence: Women's rights and safety online 20 August 2012

Technology-related violence against women is increasing at an alarming rate – yet it expresses itself differently around the world. This initiative is helping women create safe and secure environments online in seven different countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.

Taking street harassment off the streets and off the map!
Taking street harassment off the streets and off the map! 18 May 2012 Erika Smith

APC reflects on a session at AWID Forum 2012 titled, “Bringing Gender to the Streets: Young Women Amidst the Arab Uprisings.” The use of internet technology like mapping to fight violence against women is an integral part of APC’s Take Back the Tech! campaign.

Bargain basement shopping in the information society
Bargain basement shopping in the information society 18 May 2012 Erika Smith

An APC session at the AWID Forum 2012 titled “Feminist Economics Toolbox sessions,” brought together speakers to spark debate and reflection on the feminist economic issues and the audience vibrated with insights and was eager to deepen discussion on the commodification of knowledge.

World Press Freedom Day - Take Back the Tech! to defend your right to communicate
World Press Freedom Day - Take Back the Tech! to defend your right to communicate 29 April 2011

On May 3 join a global day of action to defend our right to share information and opinions freely online – and be our own media!

Mexican girls to promote safe use of Facebook
Mexican girls to promote safe use of Facebook 27 October 2010 Modemmujer/Laneta

Seed grants of $5000 USD are being disbursed to four Mexican non governmental organisations to help end violence against women. The projects work with women and girls from as young as fourteen in Mexico City, Morelos and indigenous communities in Oaxaca. The four projects, which were selected from over 50 applicants, will make videos using cell phones, podcasts and blogs.

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