Digital inclusion

Community networks newsletter: Women weaving more inclusive spaces and networks around the world
Community networks newsletter: Women weaving more inclusive spaces and networks around the world 28 September 2023 APCNews

In this issue, we celebrate and share the experiences of women who are overcoming challenges and stereotypes of gender, class and race to build more inclusive spaces and experiences to foster community-centred connectivity around the world.

APC statement: Advancing the 2030 Agenda through inclusive and rights-respecting digital policy
APC statement: Advancing the 2030 Agenda through inclusive and rights-respecting digital policy 18 September 2023 APC

This statement was presented at a ministerial meeting convened by the Freedom Online Coalition (FOC), which brought together high-level representatives of FOC member states and other relevant stakeholders in New York on the margins of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Scorecard: Accessibility of government websites to persons with disabilities
Scorecard: Accessibility of government websites to persons with disabilities 29 June 2023 Florence Awino Ouma, Nicodemus Nyakundi and Judy Okite

This research aimed to address the challenges faced by persons with disabilities when accessing government websites and digital services in Kenya.

Digital Rights Asia Pacific Assembly (DRAPAC23) Statement of Solidarity
Digital Rights Asia Pacific Assembly (DRAPAC23) Statement of Solidarity 29 June 2023 Various

The statement, signed by over 100 organisations and individuals, was jointly developed during the DRAPAC23 Assembly convened by EngageMedia and held in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 22 to 26 May 2023. It highlights the increasing threats to digital rights in the region.

A framework for developing gender-responsive cybersecurity policy: Assessment tool
A framework for developing gender-responsive cybersecurity policy: Assessment tool 05 June 2023 APC

This assessment tool seeks to provide step-by-step advice and concrete recommendations for those wishing to develop a gender approach to cybersecurity policy.

APC resource kit: Preparing for RightsCon 2023
APC resource kit: Preparing for RightsCon 2023 24 May 2023 Gaurav Jain

This year's RightsCon will be held from 5-8 June in Costa Rica and online, where APC will focus on the themes of gender and sexuality, climate and environmental justice and gender-responsive cybersecurity. Here is our resource kit of knowledge, research and recommended readings to help us all prepare to engage with each other at this event.

“The bottom line is to understand that linearity and growth will not go together”: Introducing Our Circular Future, a series on the future of circular economies
“The bottom line is to understand that linearity and growth will not go together”: Introducing Our Circular Future, a series on the future of circular economies 18 May 2023 Maja Romano

In this new series, we reconnect with members who contributed to our guide on the circular economy of digital devices, this time about their vision for the future of these economies. In part one, we speak with CITAD about what is needed in the right to repair movement, emerging trends and lessons learned and missed.

Derechos Digitales statement to the Global Digital Compact Thematic Deep-Dive session on human rights online
Derechos Digitales statement to the Global Digital Compact Thematic Deep-Dive session on human rights online 12 May 2023 Derechos Digitales

In its statement, APC member Derechos Digitales called for the Compact to recognise the internet as a key enabler for the exercise of all human rights, and to promote meaningful access, which can only exist when people can use the internet freely and safely.

The APC network intervenes at the Global Digital Compact's deep dive session on digital inclusion and connectivity
The APC network intervenes at the Global Digital Compact's deep dive session on digital inclusion and connectivity 03 May 2023 Gaurav Jain

APC and its members gave statements at the Global Digital Compact's (GDC) thematic deep dive session on the theme of digital inclusion and connectivity. 

"What are the alternatives given by the market to increase access to knowledge?" Defending the right to lend ebooks
"What are the alternatives given by the market to increase access to knowledge?" Defending the right to lend ebooks 03 May 2023 Gaurav Jain

APC members stand in solidarity with the Internet Archive and respond to the legal fight for libraries everywhere to scan and lend ebooks in controlled digital lending (CDL).

« Go back