movement building

Making a Feminist Internet: Movement Building in a Digital Age in Port Dickson, Malaysia
Making a Feminist Internet: Movement Building in a Digital Age in Port Dickson, Malaysia 22 September 2017

Making a Feminist Internet: Movement Building in a Digital Age is the focus of an event taking place between 3 and 6 October in Port Dickson, Malaysia.  APC is collaborating with Mama Cash, CREA, FRIDA, Urgent Action Fund, Astraea and EMPOWER Malaysia to organise this four-day event, which will bring together more than 80 participants, mainly feminist activists from different regions and backgrounds, to reflect, question, imagine and create by asking ourselves and each other: H...

Making a feminist internet: Movement building in a digital age
Making a feminist internet: Movement building in a digital age 29 August 2017

On 24 April 2016, more than 70,000 tweets through multiple hashtags coalesced into the largest street protest across multiple cities in Mexico against gender-based violence. In India, Dalit women are foregrounding their realities on the agenda for change, forging political kinship between movements and distances by deftly employing social media and art in their strategies. In South Africa, university students across the country organised one of the largest post-apartheid movements under the b...

Tools for movement builders: ICT Toolkit and We Rise – Just Associates
Tools for movement builders: ICT Toolkit and We Rise – Just Associates 19 October 2016

“We want movements that are effective, resilient, visible and safe.” Just Associates facilitated two events at the AWID Forum to launch new and innovative resources contributing to creative and engaged feminist movement building based on the experiences and “living movement building stories” of women’s rights activists. The session convened at the Feminist Internet eXchange Hub, show...

ICTs for Feminist Movement Building: Activist Toolkit
ICTs for Feminist Movement Building: Activist Toolkit 05 August 2015 Just Associates (JASS), the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and Women'sNet, with illustrations by Donovan Ward

We want movements that are effective, resilient, visible and safe. Building feminist communication strategies using ICTs helps us achieve this. ICTs impact us all, so we need to understand them, influence how they are developed, empower ourselves to use them and harness them to make a difference. Across the world, women are using information and communication technologies (ICTs) to support righ...

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