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Job call: Ending Online Gender-based Violence project coordinator 25 May 2018

The Women's Rights Programme is looking for a feminist movement builder, dynamic communicator and experienced project coordinator with a background in ending gender-based violence, to join APC’s virtual team.

Job call: APC is looking for a Feminist Internet Research Network lead 25 May 2018

The APC Women's Rights Programme is looking for an experienced feminist researcher to join APC’s virtual office and help support our exciting work.

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 6
Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 6 24 May 2018 By APCNews

Welcome to the sixth monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks.

New toolkit for researching women's internet access and use
New toolkit for researching women's internet access and use 23 May 2018 By APCNews

A new resource launched by GSMA, in collaboration with the Alliance for Affordable Internet, the World Wide Web Foundation and APC, provides an introductory guide for researchers to collect comparable and accurate data on women’s and men’s internet access and use.

 South Africa becomes the first country in the region to support community networks 
South Africa becomes the first country in the region to support community networks  23 May 2018 By APCNews for APCNews

Last week, a big step was taken in South Africa in the direction of strengthening the development of community-led and autonomous telecommunications infrastructure.

Call for applications for the Sixth African School on Internet Governance now open!
Call for applications for the Sixth African School on Internet Governance now open! 16 May 2018 By APCNews

AfriSIG aims to give Africans from multiple sectors and stakeholder groups the opportunity to gain knowledge that will enable them to participate confidently and effectively in national, regional and global internet governance processes and debates. The deadline for applications is 16 June.

Hate speech laws in India
Hate speech laws in India 14 May 2018 By Centre for Communication Governance

The Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Delhi has launched a report on Hate Speech Laws in India. The report maps hate speech laws in India, discusses the legal standards and covers a range of cases, from book bans to internet shutdowns. 

APC at RightsCon 2018
APC at RightsCon 2018 11 May 2018 By APCNews

More than 2,000 participants are expected at RightsCon 2018, which will explore pressing issues including innovation, free expression, gender diversity and digital inclusion, encryption and cybersecurity, and many other topics relevant to keeping the internet free, open and secure worldwide.

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