Neema Iyer

Neema Iyer is an artist and a technologist.

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How will funders respond to AI-generated proposals?

Posted Thu 30 Nov 2023 - 12:21 | 12 views

With commercialising of AI, many writers and fundraisers are using it to draft grant proposals, efficiently or otherwise. But while it does reduce the time proposal writing takes, how will donors take it and what should their response be, given that the technology is here to stay?


Hija Kamran (she/her) is the GenderIT Editor and content coordinator for APC's Women's Rights Pro

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Whenever I Stand, I Stand With Palestine: Young Palestinians Are Risking Their Lives To Dismantle Israeli Propaganda

Posted Thu 23 Nov 2023 - 10:42 | 74 views

Israeli occupation forces are constantly targeting Palestinian journalists in attempts to stop them from reporting the on-ground realities of Gaza as the Israel indiscriminately attacks children and adults in the Strip. But some journalists are continuing to report, risking their own safety for their land and for a #FreePalestine


Hija Kamran (she/her) is the GenderIT Editor and content coordinator for APC's Women's Rights Pro

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Meta Is Silencing Genocide

Posted Tue 14 Nov 2023 - 07:31 | 261 views

Meta claims that it respects people's freedom of expression, but has historically been intentionally silencing Palestinian voices and those standing for Palestine. So how do we hold it accountable?

Fungai Machirori

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

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Why do digital studies so often overlook digital cultures studies?

Posted Tue 7 Nov 2023 - 10:53 | 75 views

This article highlights the need for a balanced approach to understand the intricate social dynamics of the digital world. Fungai Machirori reflects on her podcast journey, emphasizing the value of exploring the social dimensions of digital interactions. The article encourages readers to embrace diverse knowledge systems and promote dialogue in this evolving space.

Sheena Magenya

Sheena Magenya is a feminist with twelve years of working experience in Namibia, South Africa and

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Our Voices Our Futures At The IGF2023 To Amplify Voices Of Structurally Silenced Communities In Public Policy Spaces

Posted Thu 2 Nov 2023 - 22:34 | 43 views

We gathered some of the reflections from the participation of OVOF country partners in this year’s IGF as relates to their work with the OVOF project in their respective countries.


APC is both a network and an organisation.

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[STATEMENT] APC condemns violence against Palestinians and demands protection of human rights for all

Posted Thu 19 Oct 2023 - 09:50 | 43 views

APC condemns the violent attacks targeting Palestinian territories, and stands with all the citizens of Palestine who have been experiencing settler colonialism, genocide, structural violence and grave human rights violations, today and throughout the last 75 years.


7amleh is a non-profit organization aimed at enabling the Palestinian and Arab civil society to e

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[STATEMENT] Civil Society Organizations' Call for Tech Companies to Respect Palestinian Digital Rights in Times of Crisis

Posted Mon 16 Oct 2023 - 11:23 | 84 views

A collective of human rights and civil society organizations publish a statement urging tech companies to immediately take strict measures to protect Palestinians from harm as disinformation and hate speech rise on their platforms in light of the escalating events in the region.

Moaz Bhangu

Moaz Bhangu is a media development professional and documentary journalist based in Islamabad, Pa

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Pakistan's Online Safety Laws Are Stifling Women's Freedom of Expression

Posted Fri 22 Sep 2023 - 03:59 | 205 views

Pakistan government has recently introduced various laws to curb online violence. However, the undemocratic processes with which these laws have been drafted point towards their ability to directly target citizens' civil liberties on the internet. Moaz Bhangu speaks to women content creators who have been self-censoring to stay safe online.

Fungai Machirori

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

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Why did Google think two Zimbabwean women writers were the same person?

Posted Fri 15 Sep 2023 - 03:59 | 106 views

Algorithm bias manifests itself in unique ways every single day, affecting people of colour. Fungai Machirori explores how big tech corporations misidentify renowned Black women - error that continues to exist despite various alarms around the said bias.

Zainab Durrani

Zainab Durrani is a lawyer by education and a digital rights activist by profession, based in Pak

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Identity Crisis: Roadblocks in Women's Access to Basic ID Documentation in Pakistan

Posted Mon 11 Sep 2023 - 03:43 | 191 views

Women make up half the population of Pakistan, and yet they're routinely denied access to identification documents based on patriarchal and archaic policies that reject any sense of autonomy over their personhood independent of men around them. Zainab Durrani speaks to some of the women who were subjected to these policies.