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This section features articles that are meant to inform readers about perspectives, issues and debates around certain topics considered relevant within the ICT arena, as well as highlights about all those activities and themes that matter to the APC network and the spaces we engage in. 

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Sexuality and the internet: Findings from the global survey (2017) 16 February 2018 By Bruno Zilli and Horacio Sivori for GenderIT.org

At three different times over the past four years, the EROTICS project: An Exploratory Research on Sexuality and the Internet, by the APC Women’s Rights Programme, sent out a questionnaire to its worldwide network of gender and sexuality activists, advocates, professionals and scholars, to learn a...

Job opportunity at APC: Digital content curator 16 February 2018 By APCNews

Main purpose of the job APC is looking for a person to join its communications team as content curator and writer for APC-managed platforms and projects, with a focus on capacity-building materials. This position will require you to edit and produce written outputs, and to find, organise and, when n...

7amleh conducts survey of digital activism of Palestinian civil society organisations
7amleh conducts survey of digital activism of Palestinian civil society organisations 15 February 2018 By 7amleh – the Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media for 7amleh

APC member 7amleh – the Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media published the results of a survey it conducted on Palestinian civil society organisations’ digital activism. The survey was conducted between August and October 2017, and aimed to portray a clear picture of the reality of Pa...

Foundation for Media Alternatives, Philippines: Internet shutdowns and the myth of security and public safety
Foundation for Media Alternatives, Philippines: Internet shutdowns and the myth of security and public safety 26 January 2018 By Foundation for Media Alternatives

APC member in the Philippines Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) expresses grave concern over the decision of the Philippine authorities to shut down cell sites during huge festivities. The organisation calls for transparency regarding the guidelines used by authorities before resorting to sign...

7amleh publishes innovative research on internet freedoms in Palestine
7amleh publishes innovative research on internet freedoms in Palestine 23 January 2018 By 7amleh

The new report titled “Internet freedoms in Palestine: Mapping of digital rights violations and threats”, available in English and Arabic, constitutes the first of its kind on the Palestinian level. The report analyses freedoms in the Palestinian virtual sphere, especially in the context of viol...

Major international digital activism forum takes place in Palestine
Major international digital activism forum takes place in Palestine 18 January 2018

What are the global trends in digital activism? How can digital rights be protected in Palestine and globally? How can Palestinian innovation in digital activism be promoted? These were some of the issues addressed during the second Palestine Digital Activism Forum that was ...

Job announcement: APC is looking for a Finance Associate
Job announcement: APC is looking for a Finance Associate 17 January 2018 By APC

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is looking for someone with financial management skills to come and join APC’s virtual office and help support APC's exciting work in various parts of the world! You will get to work with a small but friendly and supportive finance and administr...

APC at the IGF 2017: Towards open, universal and affordable access to the internet for all people
APC at the IGF 2017: Towards open, universal and affordable access to the internet for all people 17 January 2018

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a multistakeholder policy dialogue space convened by the United Nations Secretary General in 2006 to “foster the sustainability, robustness, security, stability and development of the internet.” Twelve years later, it remains a platform ...