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Putting eVAW on the map: APC and partners launch first-of-its-kind mapping tool
Putting eVAW on the map: APC and partners launch first-of-its-kind mapping tool 19 October 2012 LC

Recent acts of violence against teenage girls Amanda Todd and Malala Yousafzai have sparked discussion about the internet’s role in perpetuating violence against women. One of the ways APC has been working to end technology-based violence against women is through a new mapping project that will help document such cases.

Ending violence online – focus on women's rights and safety online
Ending violence online – focus on women's rights and safety online 21 September 2012 APC

Technology-related violence against women is increasing at an alarming rate – yet it expresses itself differently around the world. A new initiative by APC Women is helping women create safe and secure environments online in 7 different countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Find out more….

APC announces new project:  “End violence: women's rights and safety online”
APC announces new project: “End violence: women's rights and safety online” 11 July 2012 Dafne Sabanes Plou

APC starts a new project “End violence: women’s rights and safety online” based on experience and knowledge gathered in past years. What shows, and organisations providing support services to victims of violence have indicated, is that for evidence-building to be effective, a better system for documenting technology-related violations is needed.

Voices from digital spaces: Technology-related violence against women (Executive Summary)
Voices from digital spaces: Technology-related violence against women (Executive Summary) 19 April 2012 APC WNSP

Drawing on findings from APC’s MDG3: Take Back the Tech!i project with women’s rights organisations in twelve countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America, this paper explores the links between the internet, cell phones and violence against women and illustrates that technology related violence impacts women as seriously as other forms of violence.

Voices from digital spaces: Technology-related violence against women
Voices from digital spaces: Technology-related violence against women 19 April 2012 APC WNSP

Drawing on findings from APC’s MDG3: Take Back the Tech! project with women’s rights organisations in twelve countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America, this paper explores the links between the internet, cell phones and violence against women and illustrates that technology related violence impacts women as seriously as other forms of violence. Read the executive summary .

Voices from digital spaces: Technology-related violence against women - executive summary
Voices from digital spaces: Technology-related violence against women - executive summary 29 March 2012 APC

Drawing on findings from APC’s MDG3: Take Back the Tech! project with women’s rights organisations in twelve countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America, this paper explores the links between the internet, cell phones and violence against women and illustrates that technology-related violence impacts women as seriously as other forms of violence.

VAW in Pakistan: finding solutions
VAW in Pakistan: finding solutions 19 July 2011 JA

Raahnuma.org was one of the winners of the Take Back the Tech! Fund. They provide support and resources for anyone who is suffering abuse, including where they can find medical, psychological and legal help.

Malaysian women explore how ICTs can help end violence against women
Malaysian women explore how ICTs can help end violence against women 29 November 2010 Persantuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (Empower)

From stop-animation to digital recordings and interactive websites; discussions about abortion and reproductive rights to government legislation regarding violence against women; women and their organisations will learn to use ICTs in order to prevent the spread of violence against women. Five innovative projects that work with women and ICTs will receive funding through the APC women’s prog...

Culture is no excuse for violence:Take Back the Tech! partners with Violence is Not Our Culture
Culture is no excuse for violence:Take Back the Tech! partners with Violence is Not Our Culture 28 November 2010 Violence is Not Our Culture

Take Back The Tech! partners with the “Violence is Not our Culture” global campaign to mark this year’s International Day on Women Human Rights Defenders and the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women (VAW) . On 29 November 2010, we join hands in solidarity and call for all of our campaigners and allies in different parts of the world to support the work of women h...

Cambodian students use social media to teach each other
Cambodian students use social media to teach each other 10 November 2010 Open Institute

Cambodian students and youth are learning how to use Facebook and Twitter over the internet to address the issue of violence against women. Through information-sharing activities, they will teach each other and engage in discussions about gender-based violence; some of which will elaborate strategic plans and suggestions for the national action plan on violence against women. In total, four l...