On 9 November, Brazil as the host country of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2015 convened a High Level Leaders Meeting aimed at gathering prominent figures in internet governance – selected among all stakeholder groups – to dialogue on the future o
APC’s “Take Back the Tech!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
What are you doing about violence against women? That’s what we are asking Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
A feminist internet works towards empowering more women and queer persons – in all our diversities – to fully enjoy our rights, engage in pleasure and play, and dismantle patriarchy. The following key principles are critical towards realising a feminist internet – principles that adapt, grow and evolve.
From 8 to 11 September, in Costa do Saruípe, Brazil, we will hold a space that puts feminism –in all of its diversity and creativity– at the heart of engagement with technology, bringing together activists, researchers, and techies working on advancing a feminist internet. You’ll get new ideas, inspiration and maybe even potential collaboration!
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Each week, David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society. This week’s blog is about the growing role of intermediaries in information access.
The Internet, we all agree, has transformed access to information.
Not just a thematic area: Sexual rights, gender, health and rights of defenders at the United Nations HRC 2016
Pluses were the 32nd session of HRC acknowledging that women face multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination, online violence got a mention and so did indigenous women human rights defenders. Negatives were how far is all this from the realities of sexuality and gender based discrimination and violence.
*_Each week, David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.