7amleh – The Arab Centre for Social Media Advancement warns of the risks and dangers that emanate from the newly proposed Cyber Security and National Cyber Directorate Bill in Israel.
We welcome the major gains on women’s and girls’ rights and sexual and reproductive health and rights at the 38th session of the Human Rights Council.
Targeting "the gap" between women and men in access to the internet is fundamental in reaching the goal of access for all.
In this new report, PROTEGE QV analyses Cameroon's situation with respect to the 13 key principles of the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms.
As of midnight on 1 July 2018, telecom companies in Uganda blocked access to social media platforms for all users and required them to pay a newly introduced "over-the-top” (OTT) tax before regaining access. The tax will likely push basic connectivity further out of reach for millions.
Our session was one of the few that tackled gender issues out of the more than 400 sessions at RightsCon.
For the digital society to be open, safe, and empowering for everyone, policies for the digital age must be trusted and trustworthy – putting the interests of people and their rights first. Governments should intensify efforts to assure that the Internet is not fragmented and that people and their rights are at its centre.
The aim of the event was to bring together feminist and women's movement leaders who use the internet as a political and communications tool in their activism, in order for them to share their experiences, discuss the development of safe spaces and digital self-defence, and carry out a critical assessment of digital technologies and spaces.
The Declaration, adopted by representatives of 23 states in Latin America and the Caribbean, highlights the potential of the internet to promote the sustainable development of the region.
Instead of choosing between many different internet platforms, we’re dependent on a few. So what went wrong (or right, depending on your point of view)?