violence against women

APC’s Take Back the Tech! video is UN Women's "video of the week"
APC’s Take Back the Tech! video is UN Women's "video of the week" 09 February 2011 KB

APC’s ‘What can you do to end violence against women? Take Back The Tech!’ video is the featured video on the United Nations’ Say NO – UNiTE to End Violence Against Women campaign this week.

Pakistan acid attack survivor's digital story runner-up for Red Cross award
Pakistan acid attack survivor's digital story runner-up for Red Cross award 08 February 2011 KB

“Her story might have daunted me but her strength and courage overwhelmed and even empowered me … I was impressed by how she had taken the bold step of coming forward, taking her life in control and deciding what was best for her,” said Sana Masood in a digital story she created about an acid attack survivor at an APC Feminist Tech Exchange workshop in Pakistan, and which recently won an award in the International Red Cross’ “Young Reporter” competition.    

International news agency partners with APC on Take Back the Tech! campaign
International news agency partners with APC on Take Back the Tech! campaign 14 December 2010 KB

Take Back the Tech!As part of APC’s MDG3: Take Back the Tech! to end violence against women campaign, international news agency IPS has partnered with APC to report on the intersection of ICTs and violence against women around the world. In these three articles, IPS reports on how women are targeted for cyber crimes in Pakistan, are using technology to build self-esteem in Argentina, and ...

Culture is no excuse for violence:Take Back the Tech! partners with Violence is Not Our Culture
Culture is no excuse for violence:Take Back the Tech! partners with Violence is Not Our Culture 28 November 2010 Violence is Not Our Culture

Take Back The Tech! partners with the “Violence is Not our Culture” global campaign to mark this year’s International Day on Women Human Rights Defenders and the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women (VAW) . On 29 November 2010, we join hands in solidarity and call for all of our campaigners and allies in different parts of the world to support the work of women h...

Media's role in reporting violence against women discusssed at Johannesburg roundtable
Media's role in reporting violence against women discusssed at Johannesburg roundtable 19 November 2010

APC Women and IPS Africa hosted a media discussion on November 17 entitled ‘Click Against Violence: Taking 16 Days of Activism Online’ to explore and highlight issues of gender based violence, ICTs and the role of media.

Women'sNet calls for action against the filming of violence against women and girls in South Africa
Women'sNet calls for action against the filming of violence against women and girls in South Africa 19 November 2010 Women'sNet

On 4 November 2010, a fifteen year-old girl was gang-raped by two boys her age at a school east of Johannesburg. The rape happened in front of other students who filmed the incident on their mobile phones and then shared it with friends. Women’sNet APC’s partner in our Take Back the Tech! to end violence against women campaign calls on the National Prosecuting Authority to act again...

Feminist Tech Exchange - Uganda
Feminist Tech Exchange - Uganda 18 November 2010

Using Information and Communication (ICTs) to Combat Violence against Women Living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda Isis-WICCE with support from the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), has organised a training on “Using Information and Communication (ICTs) to Combat Violence against Women Living with HIV/AIDS” from November 15-19,2010 at Lwangosia Archdeaconry Church in Namaingo distri...

How Technology is Being Used to Perpetrate Violence Against Women – And to Fight it
How Technology is Being Used to Perpetrate Violence Against Women – And to Fight it 18 November 2010 APC

This briefing relies on new research into how new technologies are being used by abusers and by women fighting back. The cases were uncovered in research commissioned by the APC in 12 developing countries.

Click Against Violence: Taking 16 Days of Activism Online
Click Against Violence: Taking 16 Days of Activism Online 10 November 2010

APC Women and Inter Press Service Africa are co-hosting a media roundtable entitled ‘Click Against Violence: Taking 16 Days of Activism Online’ on November 17 in Johannesburg, to discuss online gender based violence and resources available to cover the issue. Find out how to participate

Media Roundtable for 'Click Against Violence: Taking 16 Days of Activism Online'
Media Roundtable for 'Click Against Violence: Taking 16 Days of Activism Online' 10 November 2010

APC Women (www.apcwomen.org) and Inter Press Service Africa (www.ips.org/africa) are co-hosting a media roundtable entitled ‘Click Against Violence: Taking 16 Days of Activism Online’, to discuss online Gender Based Violence and resources available to cover the issue.

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