This research intends to better understand the barriers and biases resulting from algorithms in women’s access to freedom of opinion and expression, and to examine how they navigate these algorithms to create the much-needed space to speak out, to be heard, and to occupy digital spaces.
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. EMPOWER Malaysia has been contributing to women’s rights and gender equality through on-the-ground initiatives aimed at developing a more vibrant and just democracy.
This article, written by Gayatri Khandhadai, APC's Asia policy regional director, is part of Arrow for Change, a publication showcasing various perspectives and voices on the right to freedom of expression.
We condemn the blatant attacks on Maryam Lee’s constitutional and internationally guaranteed rights, which are also inconsistent with commitments made by Malaysia at the Human Rights Council to repeal laws that restrict fundamental freedoms.
Organised by the Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) and EMPOWER-Malaysia, with the support of APC and Sida, the three-day collaborative workshop will take place in Malaysia on 14-16 November 2019. The final date for applications to attend is 31 August 2019.
The Video for Change Impact Toolkit helps activists harness the power of video to advocate for issues as pressing as extrajudicial killings in the Philippines or the death penalty in Malaysia.
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.
This is the fourth study on internet rights by Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) under the APC-IMPACT project. It builds on EMPOWER’s previous research on online freedom of expression and freedom of information as well as freedom of assembly and association. It is a feminist response to increased instances of bullying and harassment on social media, seeking better understanding ...
This report, produced in the framework of the Advocacy for Change through Technology in India, Malaysia and Pakistan (APC-IMPACT) project, looks at current trends and challenges with regard to internet rights in these three countries.
Bytes for All, Pakistan has launched a new report that focuses on local and international advocacy initiatives to improve Pakistan’s compliance with international human rights law and practices in relation to freedom of assembly and of association online.