Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS)

The DGIS provided core support to APC for the period 2004-2008. From 2005 to 2008 it also provided a theme-based co-financing programme operating grant (management systems). From 2009, the DGIS supported APC’s women’s programme in their work against violence against women.

GISWatch: An annual snapshot of the information society, 10 years running
GISWatch: An annual snapshot of the information society, 10 years running 02 December 2016 Florencia Roveri, from Nodo TAU

Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) has reached its 10th edition, providing the international community with yearly reports on the state of the information society from the perspective of local civil society organisations and experts from all around the world. Every year, the GISWatch project, led by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), has focused on a specific theme of particular relevance in the field of information and communications technologies (ICTs) to produce...

Exploring technology-related violence against women in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Kenya
Exploring technology-related violence against women in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Kenya 21 January 2016

KENYA: Exploring technology-related violence against women This is the sixth in a series of mini editions highlighting the “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” project. Each edition focuses on one country in which the research was conducted, and brings together major findings, and interviews with the research teams. Drawing on four documented case studies, the Kenya research documents the local characteristics of online violence against women, including an exploration of the...

Women changing practices on digital safety in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Women changing practices on digital safety in Bosnia and Herzegovina 09 December 2015 Flavia Fascendini

The APC End violence: Women’s rights and safety online project is changing women’s lives. We wanted to offer a closer, more personal look at individual women whose lives have been significantly impacted by the initiative. This week, we share the stories of four women who participated in Women Rock IT, an event focusing on secure online communications developed in Sarajevo by OneWorld Platfo...

Women’s rights, gender and Internet governance
Women’s rights, gender and Internet governance 05 November 2015 Avri Doria

This issue paper addresses the degree to which gender and women’s rights feature in Internet governance, in multiple interconnected ways including, but certainly not limited to, access, content and representation. Gender and women’s rights occupy a largely rhetorical role in today’s discussion of Internet governance. When speaking of access, there is a noticeable inverse proportionality i...

Mobilising the internet governance landscape in Africa
Mobilising the internet governance landscape in Africa 29 August 2015

African participation in internet governance, be it in technical, social or political spheres, is scarce – internally, in terms of the continent’s needs, as well as externally, in comparison to the role that other regions have played in the global internet governance arena. Only a few African countries have established sustainable open and inclusive policy discussion forums where government...

Gender and Internet Governance eXchange
Gender and Internet Governance eXchange 15 June 2015

APC believes that the integration of a gender, women’s rights and sexual rights perspective into internet governance conversations and processes is essential if the internet is to fulfil its transformational potential for all. Contributing to this vision, between June and September 2015, we held three regional Gender and Internet Governance eXchanges (gigX) prior to the regional Internet Gov...

Gender and Internet Governance eXchange in Macau, Asia
Gender and Internet Governance eXchange in Macau, Asia 15 June 2015

To start off our series of Gender and Internet Governance eXchanges (gigX), APC in collaboration with an APC member in the Philippines, the Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA), will hold a 2-day event on the 29 and 30 June 2015. Between 10 to 15 women’s rights, internet rights and sexual rights advocates from the region will come together to discuss and exchange knowledge on the intersect...

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