Bosnia and Herzegovina
As part of the APC End violence: Women’s rights and safety online project, four women who participated in Women Rock IT, an event focusing on secure online communications developed in Sarajevo by OWPSEE in 2014, show how participation in this space changed their personal and organisational practices.
This article by OneWorld Platform for Southeast Europe, an APC member in Bosnia and Herzegovina, makes a clear statement around feminism and the internet: “If the real world is sexist, it is very likely that most of the technology that develops will have the virus of sexism in its core as well.”
Through the Local Action to Secure Internet Rights project, APC will facilitate national initiatives and support human rights campaigns in ten countries across the globe where opportunity, capacity and momentum already exist.
Technology-related violence against women is increasing at an alarming rate – yet it expresses itself differently around the world. This initiative is helping women create safe and secure environments online in seven different countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.
One World Platform started as One World Platform for Southeast Europe (OWPSEE) in 2005 as online media platform which provided audience with material in 4 languages, worked as an active and efficient online community of the Southeast Europe unified in efforts to impact faster democratic developments and positive change within civil societies of the region, through interactive platforms and coop...