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Bread&Net 2019: Advancing human rights in digitally networked spaces in the Middle East and North Africa Beirut 22 July 2019

Bread&Net is a three-day, participant-built “unconference” organised by SMEX, where activists, technologists, lawyers, artists, trainers, journalists, researchers, entrepreneurs and others from across the MENA region will come together in Beirut, Lebanon from 15 to 17 November.

Skin Stories: Disability, sexuality and gender from a South Asian perspective 17 July 2019 By Point of View

Launched in 2017, Skin Stories is known for publishing first-person narratives by people with disabilities, to bust harmful myths and tell complex stories about disability based on lived experiences.

 The intersection between the revolution we want and the technology we use
The intersection between the revolution we want and the technology we use 17 July 2019

Between 2017 and 2019, May First’s Technology and Revolution Convergence campaign brought together over 1,400 activists in 25 local and regional sessions held in the United States and Mexico to foster open discussions about the role of technology in revolutionary change.

Fostering discussion, learning and participation: The APC community’s work in 2018 to support civil society’s role in internet governance
Fostering discussion, learning and participation: The APC community’s work in 2018 to support civil society’s role in internet governance 17 July 2019 By Gabrielle Willms for APCNews

Over recent years, APC has worked to increase the capacity of civil society actors, particularly from the global South, to contribute to and influence internet governance processes. This overview looks at the APC community’s contributions to more effective and inclusive governance in 2018.

Feminist leadership transition in APC's Women's Rights Programme
Feminist leadership transition in APC's Women's Rights Programme 03 July 2019 By APCNews

Two of APC’s long-time staff and women’s rights leaders are leaving APC’s Women’s Rights Programme as of 1 July: Jac sm Kee and Dafne Sabanes Plou. A leadership team will take over the coordination of the programme.

Let's go beyond ticking boxes: New GenderIT.org edition explores gender and sexuality in internet policy
Let's go beyond ticking boxes: New GenderIT.org edition explores gender and sexuality in internet policy 03 July 2019 By GenderIT.org

In this bilingual edition, different voices share what the priorities should be around sexuality and gender and the internet going forward. What does the feminist internet look like for LGBTIQ+ people?

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 19
Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 19 27 June 2019 By APCNews

Welcome to the 19th monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks.

Community networks meet in Nairobi to enhance learning across Latin America, Asia and Africa
Community networks meet in Nairobi to enhance learning across Latin America, Asia and Africa 24 June 2019 By APCNews

This meeting is part of an ongoing effort to enhance learning for community networks, acknowledge the diversity that exists and examine meaningful ways to support each other.

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