Feminist internet

#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.

Sentient bots and the mystique of personhood
Sentient bots and the mystique of personhood 19 October 2022 Priyadarshini John for GenderIT.org

A Google engineer claimed that an AI bot has become sentient. Is that a possibility? Can a program designed and trained by a human develop the ability to feel human-like feelings? Priyadarshini John explores.

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.

Cultivating a feminist community network: Reflections of practices in the quilombo of Ribeirão Grande/Terra Seca
Cultivating a feminist community network: Reflections of practices in the quilombo of Ribeirão Grande/Terra Seca 16 October 2022 Bruna Zanolli and Bruna Vasconcellos

This report is an outcome of an action-research project that gathered community members, women farmers, technologists, agro-ecologists and community network practitioners to create a community network in the quilombola community of Ribeirão Grande/Terra Seca, Brazil.

APC Annual Report 2021
APC Annual Report 2021 03 October 2022

Our 2021 Annual Report tells a story made by many stories taking place in the most diverse scenarios but connected through purpose. Here you will find a chronicle of how the APC community lived, worked and thrived through a turbulent but fruitful year.

Discussing ethics of care, intersectionality and power dynamics in feminist research work
Discussing ethics of care, intersectionality and power dynamics in feminist research work 30 September 2022 Srinidhi Raghavan for GenderIT.org

When conducting feminist research, it is important to acknowledge various intersectionalities, as well as ethics of care, challenges and all the dynamic interconnections in the process. The Feminist Internet Research Network partners have explored these themes in their research through the years.

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