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Nadine Moawad

Nadine is a feminist activist from Beirut, Lebanon and is APC's EROTICS project coordinator.


[EDITORIAL] How Internet Technology Will Affect Rights: 3 Things to Look For

Posted Mar 6 Dic 2016 - 12:53 | 10,012 views
Economic, social, cultural rights in international law is a recognition of the basic rights of all people to a fundamentally decent and happy life - one in which their right to self-determination is respected. Does the progressively digitised future threaten or cement a world where ESC rights are guaranteed for all? In this editorial, Nadine Moawad states that the network is good and the network...

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La cuestión de los juegos

Posted Mar 27 Oct 2015 - 18:49 | 5,022 views
El problema con los juegos es que su poder de absorción es muy difícil de explicar a los que no juegan. Y no estoy hablando de esos jueguitos de los centros comerciales que te ayudan a pasar el rato (aunque creo que el tiempo invertido frente a una pantalla es totalmente legítimo. ¡Larga vida a Candy Crushers!). Me refiero a los videojuegos de estrategia en tiempo real o RTS (siglas en inglés de ...

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The thing about gaming

Posted Jue 22 Oct 2015 - 10:02 | 8,084 views
The thing about gaming is you can’t quite explain the immersiveness of it to non-gamers. I speak not about mindless arcade games you play to pass the time (although I think time-passing on a screen is totally legit. Play on, candy crushers). I mean multiplayer Real Time Strategy (RTS) games with tens of thousands of players competing for glory.


Ya no serás una extraña, internet

Posted Mié 20 Ago 2014 - 14:00 | 5,817 views
Apuesto mi internet a que una de tus primeras experiencias con lo social digital tuvo algo que ver con sexo. ¿Desnudos no solicitados en tu bandeja de entrada? ¿Cientos de canales IRC relacionados con sexo que aparecían mientras buscabas la sala de chat de la radio local? ¿Pop-ups que saltaban fuera de control en Internet Explorer? ¿O quizás lo buscaste adrede en Lycos? ¿O armaste un sitio en...


You shall no longer be strange, internet

Posted Mié 20 Ago 2014 - 13:57 | 8,264 views
I’d bet my internet that one of your first experiences with the digital social had something to do with sex. Unsolicited nudity arriving in your inbox? Hundreds of sex-related IRC channels that popped up while you searched for your local radio chatroom? Pop-ups spiraling out of control on Internet Explorer? Or maybe you went looking for it in a Lycos search. Or maybe you built a geocities site...

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IGF 2013: How does gender intersect with internet governance?

Posted Mié 23 Oct 2013 - 01:43 | 11,667 views

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Tuits para mujeres: reflexiones sobre desafiar la misoginia en línea

Posted Vie 16 Ago 2013 - 18:43 | 7,681 views
Las/os activistas feministas digitales vienen siguiendo de cerca una campaña que reclama a Twitter políticas más claras y eficaces respecto de los tuits sexualmente violentos. Cantidad de activistas han planteado este problema luego de recibir alarmantes ataques y amenazas. El más reciente es el caso de Caroline Criado-Perez, cuya exitosa campaña a favor de que en los billetes británicos haya una...

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Tweets for Women: Reflections on Challenging Misogyny Online

Posted Jue 8 Ago 2013 - 19:07 | 19,018 views
Digital feminist activists have been following closely a campaign to demand clearer and more effective Twitter policies on sexually violent tweets. A number of activists have consistently brought this issue forward following alarming attacks and threats, most recently with Caroline Criado-Perez whose successful campaign to get a woman’s face on British bank notes brought about a wave of violent...

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July 25th is #orangeday: Call to Action! Global Tweet-a-thon

Posted Mié 24 Jul 2013 - 16:44 | 4,190 views
Take Back the Tech, along with UN Women and other partners, are organizing this month's #OrangeDay, which takes place every month on the 25th to raise global awareness about GBV and the internet. We're joining this day to highlight technology for women's rights, safety and security online, as well as some great articles on sexual rights activism and internet regulation. Join us, share your work...