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Making a feminist internet: Building movements, remembering resistance, hacking security and care Port Dickson 12 November 2017 By GenderIT.org for GenderIT.org

Over 80 people engaged in wildly different kinds of feminist activism across the world gathered together in Malaysia in early October, 2017, to discuss what does it mean to build movements around feminist principles, women’s rights, sexuality and related issues in the digital age. Because there is...

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

APCNews spoke with Gisela Pérez de Acha from our member organisation Derechos Digitales about solidarity, citizens’ self-management and the use of technology in times of crisis based on the experience of the recent earthquake in Mexico.

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 will teach you about different types of online gender-based violence, such as cyberstalking and blackmail, and share case studies that show how such violence affects pe...

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, APC and partners will host a pre-event at the Internet Governance Forum. Register...

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

New APC member Código Sur, based in Costa Rica and Honduras, offers services with free/libre and secure technologies for organisations, movements and collectives that promote human rights, ecology, communications, technology, individual and collective freedoms, and emancipation processes.

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 ...

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.

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