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Democratic Republic of Congo: Violence is too costly for women and girls
Democratic Republic of Congo: Violence is too costly for women and girls 22 November 2012 Si Jeunesse Savait

Online respect, respect As the world is about to celebrate 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, from November 25th to December 10th, 2012, and following the taking of Goma and Sake, two cities in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo by the M23 rebels, Si Jeunesse Savait (SJS), a young feminist and congolese organisation, is concerned by recent developments in the situation, which echoes through the media. Indeed, women and children were kidnapped, girls were raped, several ...

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. When it comes to violence against women online, or eVAW, it can be difficult to make the connection between violence and online communication. But this new form of violence ...

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 the experience and knowledge gathered in the past years. What this experience has shown, and what organisations providing support services to victims of violence have indicated, is that for evidence-building to be effective, a more systematic system for documenting technology-related violations is need...

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) 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. Read the full advocacy paper

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...

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