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Seeding change: Feminist Tech Exchange explores digital safety through a feminist framework
Seeding change: Feminist Tech Exchange explores digital safety through a feminist framework 20 August 2021 APCNews

How are APC members improving their communities’ lives? In this column we’re highlighting stories of impact and change by our members, supported by APC subgranting. APC's Feminist Tech Exchange explores digital safety through a feminist framework that is collective, responsive and flexible.

The story of FTX: Safety Reboot, a collective feminist contribution to digital security capacity building
The story of FTX: Safety Reboot, a collective feminist contribution to digital security capacity building 23 November 2020 APCNews

The FTX: Safety Reboot training curriculum explores how we occupy online spaces, how women, queer and gender diverse people are represented, and how we can counter discourses and norms that contribute to discrimination and violence. 

Use and development in 2018: From computer waste management and conversations on disabilities, to a digital hub in Kenya, a campaign on free speech and feminist curriculum and hackathon
Use and development in 2018: From computer waste management and conversations on disabilities, to a digital hub in Kenya, a campaign on free speech and feminist curriculum and hackathon 18 September 2019

Civil society actors, women’s rights and sexual rights advocates have the capacity to confidently use the internet and ICTs, and engage critically in their development. This is a compendium of the highlights from APC's Annual Report for 2018.

The politics of self-care and feminism
The politics of self-care and feminism 18 October 2018 Sharanya Sekaram for GenderIT.org

What is self-care in a time of hyper-connected people and devices and of image-saturated capitalism, and what does it mean to speak about self-care in relation to feminist politics and the women's movement? 

From Islamabad to Geneva, Feminist Tech Exchanges creates young reporter
From Islamabad to Geneva, Feminist Tech Exchanges creates young reporter 01 June 2011 LC

After attending APC WNSP’s Feminist Tech Exchange in Islamabad, 24 year old lawyer and activist Sana Masood attended the she never imagined it would lead her to be a young reporter for the International Committee of the Red Cross. View her new digital story Pakistan: Youth in armed violence. Photo © ICRC / Gassmann Thierry

Pakistan acid attack survivor's digital story runner-up for Red Cross award
Pakistan acid attack survivor's digital story runner-up for Red Cross award 08 February 2011 KB

“Her story might have daunted me but her strength and courage overwhelmed and even empowered me … I was impressed by how she had taken the bold step of coming forward, taking her life in control and deciding what was best for her,” said Sana Masood in a digital story she created about an acid attack survivor at an APC Feminist Tech Exchange workshop in Pakistan, and which recently won an ...

Feminist Tech Exchange in Uruguay
Feminist Tech Exchange in Uruguay 11 June 2010

This activity is co-organised with Cotidiano Mujer and Young Feminists’Network in the South Cone

Feminist Tech Exchange
Feminist Tech Exchange 10 November 2008

The FTX will explore feminist practices and politics of technology and raise awareness on the critical role of communication rights in the struggle to advance women’s rights worldwide. Recognising the historical and current contributions of women in shaping technology, the Feminist Tech Exchange grounds technology in women’s realities and lives. Five simultaneous training tracks led by a co...

FTX Hub @ AWID 2008 Forum on Movement Building
FTX Hub @ AWID 2008 Forum on Movement Building 10 November 2008

Participants at the Feminist Tech Exchange will put new skills and knowledge into practice at the FTX Hub during the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) 2008 Forum on Movement Building 14 – 17 November, also to be held in Cape Town with more than 1500 in attendance. The FTX Hub offers a central meeting place during the AWID Forum for any Forum participant to find out about ...

Feminist Tech Exchange Planning Meeting
Feminist Tech Exchange Planning Meeting 31 July 2008

Trainers planning meeting in preparation for the Feminist Tech Exchange in South Africa November 10-12.

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