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Rebecca Ryakitimbo

Rebecca is an avid writer,researcher and technologist who considers herself a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) and digital rights advocate, and data enthusiast actively involved in Internet Governance/policy forums and/discussions at local, national and International levels, with a special emphasis on digital rights, gender inclusiveness and access.

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Melt down of protections for data and privacy in Tanzania for LGBTQIA and others

Posted Jue 15 Nov 2018 - 16:32 | 565 views

The clampdown on gays and non-heteronormative people in Tanzania has been in the news and while it seems like it is the agenda of certain groups and people in the government, it is essential to examine what are the privacy, data and censorship implications of targeting LGBTQIA+ people online.

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Shaping the internet we want: Gender perspectives on FIFAfrica 2018

Posted Mié 24 Oct 2018 - 11:21 | 476 views

The annual Forum on Internet Freedom, Africa brings together people from across the African continent to to deliberate on gaps, concerns and opportunities for advancing privacy, access to information, free expression, non-discrimination and the free flow of information online on the continent. But what about gender perspectives? 

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Netwoman: Policy and safer internet spaces for women

Posted Lun 1 Oct 2018 - 10:58 | 556 views

In Tanzania, even as access to internet has brought changes to the lives of people, there is still a lot to be done to get everyone connected and at the same time ensuring good policies to lay the ground for a safer internet. Rebecca explores legal options to the non consensual sharing of intimate images of women in the country. 

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