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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. Disco-tech foregrounded disability and accessibility to the internet "Disability is not about the person, it’s about the interaction between the person and the environment," was an idea repeated by several participants at the 2018 Disco-tech eve...

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

I realised quickly after my first burnout that one part of self-care for myself needed to include staying away social media, email and the internet. To refresh. I didn’t understand it as an act of self-care at the time, and it certainly wasn’t the buzzword it has become today. I just knew that the simple act of unplugging myself for a day did wonders for my mental, emotional and psychological well-being. Fast forward to over half a decade later. Ironically, the most poignant and real disc...

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. At that point I decided I would do whatever it takes to help, support and facilitate her. 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 at a Feminist Tech Exchang...

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

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
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...

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.

Feminist Tech Exchange
Feminist Tech Exchange 31 July 2008

Are you passionate about building capacity of women in technology? Do you think that there are important connections between the human rights of women, women’s empowerment and ICT (information and communications technologies)? Have you ever wondered if there was a feminist practice of technology? APC WNSP is organising the Feminist Tech Exchange together with AWID (Association of Women In...

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