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.

Technology-related violence against women – Recent legislative trends
Technology-related violence against women – Recent legislative trends 26 August 2014 Carly Nyst for the End violence: Women's rights and safety online project

This study seeks to explore recent legislative developments aimed at addressing and providing avenues of redress for technology-related violence against women. We explore the objectives, structure and application of four domestic legislative responses to different forms of violence against women, seeking to understand how domestic legislatures are responding to increasing awareness of violence against women online. The key questions that this report has sought to ask of the legislation includ...

End violence project: Two years and going strong
End violence project: Two years and going strong 25 July 2014 FF and TB

In its third year, APC’s End violence: Women´s rights and safety online project project has caught the eye of high-level policy makers as well as local activists. With support from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) and a strong alliance with partners in seven countries, many women around the world gained awareness on tech-related violence against women and skills to protect themselves and their organisations online. Over the first two years of its implementation, the contributio...

Global Information Society Watch 2013: Women's rights, gender and ICTs
Global Information Society Watch 2013: Women's rights, gender and ICTs 11 March 2014 Various

This edition of GISWatch explores women’s rights and gender through the lens of information and communications technologies (ICTs). It includes a series of expert thematic reports on issues such as access to infrastructure, participation, online disobedience, and sexuality online, as well as 46 country reports on topics like the rights of domestic workers, trafficking in women, participation ...

Down with misogyny! Women empowered in safe online communications
Down with misogyny! Women empowered in safe online communications 22 August 2013 Flavia Fascendini

One of the outcomes of APC’s project “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” is to strengthen in a sustainable way the institutional capacity of women’s rights organisations to address technology related violence against women. As part of this work, between January and August 2013 over 100 women’s organsations were trained in how to use technology safely through secure onli...

“Yes, this happened to me”: Making progress toward recognition of technology related violence
“Yes, this happened to me”: Making progress toward recognition of technology related violence 07 May 2013 Flavia Fascendini

Jan Moolman, “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” project coordinator APC and its seven country partners have concluded their first year of work on the project End violence: Women’s rights and safety online. APCNews interviewed Jan Moolman, project coordinator, about the main highlights of this first year and the challenges and expectations for the year ahead...

The APC ICT Policy Handbook (Second edition)
The APC ICT Policy Handbook (Second edition) 15 November 2009 APC/Ed. David Souter

Ask a typical citizen from anywhere in the world about ICT policy and the reply will probably be something like “What’s that?” or “Who cares?” Getting involved in information and communications technology (ICT) policy making has not been a priority for many people, even those who are generally active in other areas of public policy. It seems too remote from our daily lives and too tec...

WNSP MDG3 Asia Planning Meeting
WNSP MDG3 Asia Planning Meeting 28 July 2009

This is the planning meeting for Asian partners of WNSP's MDG3 project which focuses on strengthening the strategic use of ICT to combat violence agains women. WNSP team members and partners from Cambodia, Malaysia, Pakistan and the Philippines will be participating in this event to talk about implementation of project activities until June 2011. APC members Open Insitute, Bytes4All and Foundat...

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