Hija Kamran

Biography

Hija Kamran is a digital rights advocate from Pakistan who has been working to defend citizens' rights on the internet for almost 10 years. She has been involved in some of the key policy advocacy initiatives and has led various research studies and campaigns in the area. Hija has worked with some of the most proactive digital rights organisations, and has informed the policy and campaigning landscape in the country as it stands today. Her areas of focus include privacy, data protection, freedom of expression, meaningful access to technology, human rights and ICTs, gender and technology, access to information, and internet governance. She combines her formal training in marketing with understanding of rights-based advocacy to support her work. At APC, Hija coordinates Women's Rights Programme (WRP) content and is the editor of GenderIT.org.

Purpose of position

The purpose for the position of the WRP and GenderIT.org content coordinator and editor is to manage the quality and diversity of content production for GenderIT.org, including development of an editorial plan and managing publication deadlines with a range of contributors, writers and external collaborators. The content coordinator will also be part of APC WRP's knowledge-building team and should be familiar with internet-related research especially on gender and from feminist perspectives and able to comment on and guide research processes, coordinate work with research partners of APC WRP in relation to guidance on conception and methodology processes, and participate in the production of the main research publications by APC WRP and in knowledge exchanges with feminist researchers in the field of digital technology.

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