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"Are You Ready?": New film explores how Myanmar's Article 66(D) affects freedom of expression
"Are You Ready?": New film explores how Myanmar's Article 66(D) affects freedom of expression 14 March 2019 APCNews

Article 66(D) of Myanmar's 2013 Telecommunications Law, which provides for up to three years in prison for “extorting, coercing, restraining wrongfully, defaming, disturbing, causing undue influence or threatening any person using a telecommunications network,” has had a dramatic impact on free speech in the country. The law is frequently used to silence dissent, and with more than 100 cases filed, its chilling effect on freedom of expression is widespread. To counter this, APC ...

Community Networks Learning Grants: Connecting the Unconnected
Community Networks Learning Grants: Connecting the Unconnected 17 January 2019

Community Networks Learning Grants – Connecting the unconnected “Connecting the unconnected: Supporting community networks and other community-based connectivity initiatives” is a project by APC in partnership with Rhizomatica that aims to directly support the work of community networks, with the support of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). The initiative intends to contribute to an enabling ecosystem for the emergence and growth of community-based co...

Tech-related violence against women in peri-urban areas of Uganda
Tech-related violence against women in peri-urban areas of Uganda 09 January 2019 WOUGNET

The UN estimates that 95% of aggressive behaviour, harassment, abusive language and denigrating images in online spaces are aimed at women and come from current or former male partners. For such cases, it is then referred to as Technology-related Violence Against Women (Tech-related VAW). Tech-related VAW encompasses acts of gender-based violence that are committed, abetted or aggrava...

Colnodo, winner of the FRIDA grant programme, will now implement TVWS technology with a gender focus in community projects in Colombia
Colnodo, winner of the FRIDA grant programme, will now implement TVWS technology with a gender focus in community projects in Colombia 29 August 2018 APCNews

Community networks offer a means by which remote communities that are currently disconnected can organise in order to develop local solutions that allow them to access the internet. However, within such networks the gender gap is ever present. And it is on these two areas, community networks and the gender gap in technology, that grants have been focused by the Regional Fund for Digital Innovat...

Job call: APC is looking for a grant writer
Job call: APC is looking for a grant writer 28 February 2018

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is looking for an experienced grant writer to come and join APC’s virtual office and help support APC's exciting work in various parts of the world! APC is a global network of civil society organisations whose mission is to empower and support organisations, social movements and individuals in and through the use of information and communic...

APC and Web We Want launch open call for grant proposals
APC and Web We Want launch open call for grant proposals 21 May 2015

Source: Web We Want APC is happy to announce that we are partnering with The Web We Want to launch an open call for grant proposals. A limited number of grants will be offered to projects that support local campaign efforts to promote a free and open Web. We are accepting grant proposals from projects that are working to bridge the divide between technical communities and traditional human rig...

International Press institute contest: 2.7 million dolloars to advance digital news
International Press institute contest: 2.7 million dolloars to advance digital news 12 April 2011 Lisa

Recent events in the Middle East have shown us that a new era in news making has arrived. The internet has shaped how news is disseminated, how it is received, and how it is digested. If you are working to create digital and mobile open-source technology and tools to be used by journalists, then you may be eligible to receive some of the 2.7 million dollars in grant money being awarded by the...

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