Feminist internet

A framework for developing gender-responsive cybersecurity policy: Norms, standards and guidelines
A framework for developing gender-responsive cybersecurity policy: Norms, standards and guidelines 06 December 2022 APC

There are numerous tools, agendas and frameworks that cybersecurity policy makers can draw upon when seeking to promote a gender perspective within local or multilateral cybersecurity.This paper presents an overview of the most relevant of these instruments.

The Hidden Codes that Shape Our Expression: Understanding How Social Media Algorithms Obstruct Feminist Expression and How Malaysian Women Navigate the Challenges
The Hidden Codes that Shape Our Expression: Understanding How Social Media Algorithms Obstruct Feminist Expression and How Malaysian Women Navigate the Challenges 01 December 2022 Serene Lim

This research intends to better understand the barriers and biases resulting from algorithms in women’s access to freedom of opinion and expression, and to examine how they navigate these algorithms to create the much-needed space to speak out, to be heard, and to occupy digital spaces.

Seeding change: AZUR Développement raises awareness on gender-based violence in the Republic of Congo
Seeding change: AZUR Développement raises awareness on gender-based violence in the Republic of Congo 24 November 2022 Maja Romano

What impact can 16 days make in the fight to end violence against women? In the Republic of Congo, AZUR Développement embarked on a powerful sensitisation campaign across four communities to raise awareness on gender-based violence.

Brazilian feminist responses to online hate speech: Seeing online violence through an intersectional lens
Brazilian feminist responses to online hate speech: Seeing online violence through an intersectional lens 22 November 2022 Horacio Sívori and Lorena Mochel

This paper looks at current struggles and transformations on the meanings of online violence in Brazil. It interrogates how feminist research and interventions in digital technologies with regards to online violence against LGTQIA+ in the contemporary political scenario. 

#OurVoicesAtIGF: OVOF partners meet at the Internet Governance Forum 2022
#OurVoicesAtIGF: OVOF partners meet at the Internet Governance Forum 2022 17 November 2022 GenderIT.org

The partners in the Our Voices, Our Futures (OVOF) project will meet at the 17th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Ethiopia on 28 November to 2 December 2022, to amplify the voices of structurally marginalised folks in six countries from Asia and Africa.

A commitment to creativity: The online aesthetics of feminist labour
A commitment to creativity: The online aesthetics of feminist labour 15 November 2022 Zoya Rehman for GenderIT.org

This two-part series sheds light on how art and creativity play a key role in activism in Pakistan and provide the country's feminist movement and struggles with a prominent visual aesthetics on the internet.

Rich white boys’ takeover of spaces of organising: Should you stay or should you go?
Rich white boys’ takeover of spaces of organising: Should you stay or should you go? 10 November 2022 Nyx McLean for GenderIT.org

As rich white men like Elon Musk own and control online platforms, these spaces are becoming more and more unwelcoming for queer and marginalised people. As individuals who have made and found communities in these spaces, should we leave our place on platforms like Twitter?

Mobilising collective action for environmental justice and sustainability in 2021
Mobilising collective action for environmental justice and sustainability in 2021 09 November 2022 APCNews

APC’s collective action and activism contribute to environmental justice and preservation of the earth, and mitigate the negative environmental impacts of the internet, digital technologies and the digital economy. Check out our achievements in this area in 2021.

Co-creating a feminist internet in 2021
Co-creating a feminist internet in 2021 19 October 2022 APCNews

We want women and people of diverse sexualities and genders to participate in, shape and co-create the internet and digital technologies that reflect and respond to their lived realities. Check out our achievements in this area in 2021.

We are hiring: Project Administrator Our Voices Our Futures (OVOF)
We are hiring: Project Administrator Our Voices Our Futures (OVOF) 17 October 2022

APC is looking for a Project Administrator for “Our Voices Our Futures” to join our virtual office and team and support our exciting work. The deadline for applications is 4 November 2022.

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