Pakistan

Feminist talk

Attack on Pakistani youth activist will not shake women's rights activists

Posted Wed 10 Oct 2012 - 19:09 | 3,816 views
An exceedingly sad, insensate and astounded feeling comes to mind while writing this piece about an innocent 14 year-old activist Malala Yousafzai shot in Swat, Pakistan earlier today. This young girl who exemplifies active participation in the Take Back the Tech! campaign in Pakistan.

Publication

Voices from digital spaces: Technology related violence against women

Posted Tue 27 Mar 2012 - 15:52 | 21,164 views
Drawing on findings from APC's MDG3: Take Back the Tech! project with women's rights organisations in twelve countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America, this paper explores the links between the internet, cell phones and violence against women and illustrates that technology related violence impacts women as seriously as other forms of violence.

In depth

Mapping and privacy: Interview with Privacy International's Gus Hosein

Posted Wed 14 Dec 2011 - 05:36 | 10,094 views
Sonia Randhawa spoke with senior fellow at Privacy International Gus Hosein about how mobile devices and their ability to map our movements are intruding on personal privacy and individual autonomy.

Feminist talk

Is Pakistan putting the UN Millennium Goals at risk?

Posted Thu 7 Oct 2010 - 09:01 | 8,476 views
"The discussions I witnessed at IGF 2010 really brought home to me the scale of the challenges we still face, if we are to make meaningful progress towards the goals of the IGF in general, and MDG3 in particular." Nighat Dad from the Pakistan MDG3: Take Back the Tech! project assesses the outcomes of IGF and the Millenium Development Goals in the context of national debates and women’s rights.