Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS)

Work supported:

  • FLOW II: All Women count! Project (in partnership with CREA, UHAI and AFE) (2016-2019)

  • FLOW: Women leaders who combat technology-related violence: Defending a safe, secure environment for women and girls (2012-2015)

  • MDG3: Take Back the Tech! to end violence against women (2009-2011)

  • Core support to APC (2005-2008)

Link: https://www.government.nl/ministries/ministry-of-foreign-affairs

Shared values and visions: Body & Data joins the APC network of member organisations
Shared values and visions: Body & Data joins the APC network of member organisations 17 January 2020 APCNews

  Body & Data is an organisation based in Bhaktapur, Nepal, that is focused on creating a free, open and just internet that respects the autonomy of individuals and upholds their dignity. Its aim is to increase the participation and visibility of women and queer people online by supporting the adoption of suitable technologies in campaigns and other communication strategies, and to help them exercise their agency and autonomy while participating in the internet safely, through secure...

All Women Count: Take Back the Tech!
All Women Count: Take Back the Tech! 04 September 2017

All Women Count: Take Back the Tech! is a four-year project from 2017 to 2020 being coordinated by APC’s Women's Rights Programme (WRP) under the All Women Count consortium. Funded through the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the consortium is led by Creating Resources for Empowerment in Action (CREA), with APC, UHAI EASHRI, and the Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality (AFE) as co-implementing partners. The consortium’s concern is violence against women, in particular violence expe...

Good questions on technology-related violence
Good questions on technology-related violence 29 January 2015 Namita Malhotra for APC's "End violence: Women's rights and safety online" project

Between April 2013 and June 2014, the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) carried out its multi-country research exploring the adequacy and effectiveness of domestic legal remedies and corporate policies/redress mechanisms to address the issue of technology-related violence against women (VAW). This paper draws on the final research reports from that project, and highlights some of...

End violence: Women's rights and safety online
End violence: Women's rights and safety online 20 August 2012

Online violence against women is an overt expression of the gender discrimination and inequality that exists offline. Online, it becomes amplified. (Jac sm Kee) Since 2005, APC been working to strengthen the capacity of women’s rights activists and organisations to use technology tools in their work to end violence against women and to respond to the growing incidence of technology-related ...

Global Information Society Watch
Global Information Society Watch 30 August 2010

  Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) is an annual report co-produced by the APC network and partners, which looks at the progress being made in creating an inclusive information society worldwide (particularly in implementing World Summit on the Information Society or WSIS goals), encourages critical debate, and strengthens networking and advocacy for a just, inclusive information...

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