gender & ICTs
On the last day of the “Advocacy international: Advancing our digital rights agenda for Asia” workshop, participants explored ways to integrate gender into international advocacy and identified strategies for effective engagement in advocacy spaces.
New changes to Poland's abortion law could effectively ban abortion. Online protests have been building momentum to counter the force of the government, even as the pandemic rages on in Europe.
We often speak of, and understand, technology to be embedded in socio-political contexts, and imbued with a number of power struggles and their violences. What we do not speak of is how we as the movement are also caught up in these contexts and struggles.
Point of View, an APC member organisation in India, celebrated International Women's Day on 8 March with the launch of its newest publication, Free To Be Mobile, as part of its mission to ensure that women, girls, queer and trans persons can inhabit digital spaces freely – and fearlessly.
Women’s rights and sexual rights activists engage with internet and ICT policy and development as feminist issues. This is a compendium of the highlights from APC's Annual Report for 2018.
Gender and internet governance emerged as one important takeaway for consideration and reflection during the IGF main session “Development, Innovation and Economic Issues: Focus on the SDGs”.
APC, the Centre for Independent Journalism Malaysia, EMPOWER, Justice for Sisters and Pelangi Campaign would like to congratulate the newly elected government of Malaysia for committing to uphold human rights in online spaces.
Attending the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) is my first experience in any event related to internet governance. This has given me the opportunity to interact with different stakeholders from all walks of life and I enjoyed it.
This submission draws on the work done by APC for more than a decade to render visible the impact of online gender-based violence (GBV) on women’s rights, and its experience working with partners in the global South to understand, respond to and prevent online GBV.