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Revisit to resist: Histories of the movement to end gender-based violence 08 November 2017

Memory is resistance. When your story is silenced or challenged, remembering the truth is critical.  And when we document our experiences, we pass on the lessons we learned. For the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (25 November-10 December), Take Back the Tech! wants to look ba...

In the face of disaster: Self-management and social networks in Mexico Mexico 08 November 2017

The 19 September earthquake in Mexico left more than 200 fatalities, dozens of buildings reduced to rubble and countless losses in its wake. However, it also highlighted the potential for self-managed citizens in times of crisis, working through improvised centres and using the resources within thei...

Enrol! Recognising and responding to online gender-based violence
Enrol! Recognising and responding to online gender-based violence 06 November 2017 By APCNews

You may have heard about online gender-based violence, but what is it exactly and how does it affect human rights? This course, Recognising and responding to online gender-based violence, developed between Advocacy Assembly and APC, will teach you about different types of online gender-based violenc...

Registration open for IGF pre-event on cybersecurity and human rights
Registration open for IGF pre-event on cybersecurity and human rights 01 November 2017 By APCNews

What do we mean by a rights-based approach to cybersecurity? Is a rights-based approach to cybersecurity a pipe dream or a critical means to a secure and stable internet? On Sunday 17 December 2017 from 9:00 to 14:00, APC and partners will host a pre-event at the Internet Governance F...

Código Sur, APC’s new member: “We need more solidarity and networking”
Código Sur, APC’s new member: “We need more solidarity and networking” 30 October 2017 By APC for APCNews

Código Sur is made up of people belonging to different social movements that are seeking to develop and socialise communications. They believe in a new model of knowledge production and cultural construction that implies resisting processes of privatisation of life, knowledge, communications and cu...

APC 2016 Annual Report is out!
APC 2016 Annual Report is out! 26 October 2017 By Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

APC's Annual Report for 2016 narrates organisational life matters and the year's work around our six strategic areas: access, rights, a feminist internet, governance, use and development and the APC community, told through 60 short stories, 25 of them contributed by our members. 2016 was a year of s...

Prominent Canadians object to Chelsea Manning’s refusal of entry into Canada
Prominent Canadians object to Chelsea Manning’s refusal of entry into Canada Various 23 October 2017 By Various

Over 40 prominent civil society organisations, elected officials, university professors and professionals have sent letters in support of human rights activist Chelsea Manning, who was recently turned away at the Canadian border. The letters are united in their call to reverse the government’s dec...

Twitter-interview on Internet Universality Indicators
Twitter-interview on Internet Universality Indicators 19 October 2017

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