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Privacy in the time of a pandemic: how is your data doing?

20th October 2020 | 643 views
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A three part series that dives into the concerns around privacy and data in Africa in the context of artificial intelligence and also covid-19 from a feminist data justice perspective.

Feminist talk

Inhabiting internet causes a huge footprint on land, nature and bodies. An impact that can be violent and abusive. But we can learn how to create a more attentive and sensitive relationship with digital technologies.

 
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Nadege

Nadège ha formado parte de proyectos de tecnología transfeminista como...

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All over the world, prisons are potentially ground for the spread of the COVID-19 contagion, but another factor at play is the role of repressive governments at this moment continuing to imprison activists. This article looks at what prisoners can still access from jail and the effectiveness of online "visits" for...

 
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Rahul Paswan

Rahul Paswan is a Writer/ Poet/ Translator/Storyteller from Bihar. Link to his blog is here...

Publication

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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genderit.org

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

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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...

Publication

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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genderit.org

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

Feminist talk

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...