Cecilia Maundu

Cecilia Maundu is a broadcast journalist, a digital rights researcher and a digital security trai

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The Gendered Challenges of E-Governance in Kenya

Posted Tue 18 Jul 2023 - 23:13 | 175 views

E-governance models are leaving women and gender minorities behind in Kenya, despite the increasing focus of the Kenyan government to digitise delivery of government services. Due to this, there remains a challenge of who gets to access these services through technology. Cecilia Maundu explores ways to bridge these gaps.

Fungai Machirori

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

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How Meghan Markle Speaking Xhosa Helps Promote Africans’ Digital Agency

Posted Thu 6 Jul 2023 - 05:17 | 97 views
Beatrix Kondo

Beatrix Kondo is a Brazilian freelance writer and translator with a passion for dissecting and in

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The Siren Song of Subservience: Perpetuation of Gender Stereotypes in AI Through Pop Culture

Posted Tue 27 Jun 2023 - 03:32 | 228 views

Technology is constantly evolving everyday, with new advancements in models like artificial intelligence that on one hand claims to help humans in making tasks easy, but on the other hand, it reinforces harmful societal stereotypes. In this article, Beatrix Kondo explores the portrayal of gender through AI in pop culture and how it has been seen in still-new AI chatbots.


Carl is a digital security specialist from Brazil, she works for M

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Feminist Sparks of Reflection About Digital Forensics

Posted Mon 26 Jun 2023 - 01:46 | 216 views

The international forensic community still fails to develop tools and techniques to address women’s needs. Carl, from Marialab, explores how feminist activists in Brazil are working on frameworks for teaching and applying computer forensics in cases of gender-based violence online.

Alexandra Haché

Alexandra Haché is a cyberfeminist and researcher.

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Feminist Infrastructure: The Creation of What Sustains Us

Posted Mon 26 Jun 2023 - 01:34 | 135 views

Our perspectives and conditions of access, use and development of technologies are deeply rooted in the ways patriarchy, capitalism and colonialism are embedded in our daily lives. This article maps pioneering feminist infrastructure experiences that allow us to explore new horizons of political action.

Soledad de los Ríos

Soledad de los Ríos is a Mesoamerican feminist researcher and activist.

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Cybercrime Policy to Censor Dissent in Nicaragua

Posted Mon 26 Jun 2023 - 01:22 | 43 views

Nicaraguas’ Cybercrime Special Law, passed under the argument of being the first national instrument to protect women’s and children’s integrity online, is being enforced to silence dissenting voices. This article illustrates how the Ortega-Murillo regime has instrumentalised this bill to curtail freedom of expression, criminalise human rights defenders and silence feminist activists in the…

Cypher Sex

Cypher Sex is a queer feminist collective aime

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Localising Digital Self-Defence Guides for Sex Workers

Posted Mon 26 Jun 2023 - 01:04 | 131 views

Despite passing under the guise of fighting sex trafficking, the US-based bills FOSTA/SESTA criminalised sex workers and left them fewer tools to work and protect themselves. Cypher Sex describes the challenges of writing digital self-defence guides with protection strategies that could be applied to this legal scenario.


Licenciada en comunicación de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, e integrante del grupo de investiga

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Let Androids Dream Nightmares Of The Humans Who Train Algorithms

Posted Thu 15 Jun 2023 - 05:02 | 288 views

Content moderators and AI trainers spend hours making the internet safer for others, while constantly struggling with serious repercussions of being exposed to disturbing content without any support or fair compensation from tech companies they work for. In this article, Florencia Goldsman speaks with content moderators and researchers to explore how their work impacts their everyday lives.…


Nyx McLean (they/them) is a rated transdisciplinary researcher in LGBTIAQ+ identities, the intern

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LGBTQIA+ Rights Are Not A Political Plaything

Posted Fri 2 Jun 2023 - 02:24 | 184 views

Despite pushback from the LGBTQIA+ communities and human rights bodies around the world, Uganda has passed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill that puts the safety of LGBTQIA+ folks' at risk in the country by institutionalising discrimination against them. In this piece, the writers comment on this draconian law and its impact on those already living on the margins.

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#SudanUpdates and the weaponization of Internet Access, where are Sudanese Women

Posted Wed 24 May 2023 - 03:00 | 102 views

On the 15th of April, a war broke out between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), exposing the civilian population to death, and displacement. This is an update on what we need to know and how limited internet access is not allowing the Sudanese people to exercise their freedom of expression.