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In this submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, APC and partners organizations identify the nexus between domestic violence and online gender-based violence in the context of COVID-19.

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Education going online has posed a series of challenges especially for those living in Africa, Asia and other parts of the world where widespread access to the internet is not a given. This article explores how the Zambian government must show a stronger commitment and take measures to address how girls can access...

 
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Laida K. Chongo

Laida K. Chongo has a degree in Mass Communications from the University of Zambia and has a...

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Privacy concerns have been raised about the use of digital technologies to combat the spread of the COVID-19. But what is at stake is not merely our informational privacy, but our autonomy, dignity, bodily integrity, and equality. This piece by Tanisha Ranjit is part of an ongoing research on bodies and data at the...
 
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Launched in 2006, GenderIT.org is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews...

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LGBTQIA+ people are often already isolated, invisibilised in their families and sometimes also facing abuse. In this article, mental health professionals speak about the vulnerability of these groups and people during the lockdown and how fragile links of community and support are still being built.

 
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Joshua Muyiwa

Joshua Muyiwa is a writer and poet. He currently writes a weekly column titled “Gazing Outwards...

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The digital rights movement needs to become deliberately and intentionally inclusive. We need to actively engage with how technologies and the internet are racist, as well as how they perpetuate other oppressions through silence.  

 
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Nyx

Nyx McLean is a caffeine-fueled transdisciplinary researcher who writes queerly about the...

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In this article, the Zimbabwean feminist researcher and writer Fungai Machirori challenges the idea of "the global South" as a homogenous space.

 
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Fungai Machirori

Fungai Machirori is a feminist researcher and writer whose areas of interest include digital and...

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Discriminatory gendered practices in the physical world are similarly reproduced online across digital platforms. This report by Pollicy.org presents research into the online lived experiences of women in five countries across Africa.
 
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genderit.org

Launched in 2006, GenderIT.org is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews...