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The 5 activist functions of technology and #Riots
The 5 activist functions of technology and #Riots 09 March 2012 Women'sNet

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Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM): new video and site launch
Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM): new video and site launch 08 February 2012 LC

The APC has been refining its Gender Evaluation Metholodolgy (GEM) since it was first elaborated in 2001. GEM can help you determine whether your project or initiative is really improving the lives of women and promoting positive change in the community you are working in. Visit GEM’s new site, where you can find basic information about this innovative methodology and the team behind it...

No copyrights without human rights - APC joins the SOPA blackout
No copyrights without human rights - APC joins the SOPA blackout 18 January 2012

Today, APC joined dozens of sites and organisations in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect-IP Act (PIPA) by blacking out. These two bills, if passed, represent an unprecedented threat to the open internet as we know it, with impacts felt far beyond the borders of the United States. APC believes the internet is a global public good and is joining today’s protest in...

New report on internet and democracy is dedicated to the Arab revolutions
New report on internet and democracy is dedicated to the Arab revolutions 08 December 2011

Launching on December 10 — Human Rights Day — the Global Information Society Watch 2011 report investigates how governments and internet and mobile phone companies are trying to restrict freedom online — and how citizens are responding to this using the very same technologies. Everyone is familiar with the stories of Egypt and Tunisia. GISWatch authors tell these and other le...

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