This research intends to better understand the barriers and biases resulting from algorithms in women’s access to freedom of opinion and expression, and to examine how they navigate these algorithms to create the much-needed space to speak out, to be heard, and to occupy digital spaces.
This report is an outcome of an action-research project that gathered community members, women farmers, technologists, agro-ecologists and community network practitioners to create a community network in the quilombola community of Ribeirão Grande/Terra Seca, Brazil.
This report explores how workers and customers navigate the introduction of technology into the domestic and personal services work sector in India, which has historically functioned through informal word-of-mouth networks and employs people largely belonging to marginalised communities.
A group of women set up a community network in an area without internet connectivity in Brazil – the Terra Seca quilombo community. These are their reflections while conducting a participatory research process on community networks through an intersectional feminist lens.
Taking Latin America as a point of departure, this research seeks to contribute to the development of an anti-colonial feminist framework to question artificial intelligence systems that are being deployed by the public sector, particularly focused on social welfare programmes.
This report addresses the role of social media in the production and dissemination of hate speech and anti-rights discourse in Brazil. The researchers analysed the impact of this hostile climate on feminists, LGBTIQ people and their allies, as well as their individual and collective responses.
This study combined quantitative and qualitative research to explore what socioeconomic factors inhibit internet access for women in rural and urban settings in Rwanda. It was produced with the support of APC as part of the Feminist Internet Research Network (FIRN).
The aim of the project is to support state institutions and civil society organisations involved in overcoming gender-based violence on the internet, in identifying the right communication tone and methods to improve its effectiveness.
This report presents the findings of a two-year research project undertaken by the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) to study the entry of digital platforms in domestic and care work in India. The project was supported by APC as part of the Feminist Internet Research Network.
Discriminatory gendered practices are shaped by social, economic, cultural and political structures in the physical world and are similarly reproduced online across digital platforms. This report presents research into the online lived experiences of women in five countries across Africa.