Indepth

Indepth features analytical articles that are meant to inform readers about perspectives, issues and debates around certain topics relevant to gender, technology and ICT policy. This is the place for articles that provide an informed, well-reasoned feminist perspective, with a strong focus on the global South.

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Njeri Gateru

Njeri Gateru is a cofounder of the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission in Kenya and

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Journeying through sexuality, activism and the internet

Posted Thu 9 Nov 2017 - 11:37 | 3,359 views

Kenya has few protections for the people within its own country who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or queer. In this article Njeri Gateru traces their journey and that of the organisation National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission in Nairobi - the difficulties they have faced and their use of online tools and spaces.

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Bruna Zanolli

Comunicadora y artista visual envolucrada con tecnologias libres y derechos humanos.

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PodCast Feminist spectrum and infrastructure

Posted Wed 8 Nov 2017 - 09:08 | 3,247 views

In this podcast we’re going to talk about women, technology, infrastructure and the electromagnetic spectrum, from a feminist perspective. First off, let’s understand technology as ways of being, living, loving, suffering, resisting, organising, cooking...all are ancestral forms of technology. We also have infrastructure - the elements that make technologies operate so powerfully.

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jennifer

Jennifer is a South African feminist and coordinates APC's work in supporting women human rights

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Interview with Lili_Anaz: A body that knows itself ...

Posted Tue 7 Nov 2017 - 11:33 | 3,241 views
Lili_Anaz (Liliana Zaragoza Cano) is an artist, communicator, photographer, writer and hackfeminist activist whose entire work is a feminist exploration about the crossroads between art, body, memory, resistances, sexuality, human rights, hacking, and free technologies. In this interview with Jennifer Radloff Lili_Anaz speaks about her passions and her work in Mexico.
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Fungai Machirori

Fungai is a journalist, photographer and researcher.

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Interview with Just Associates SouthEast Asia

Posted Mon 6 Nov 2017 - 11:45 | 2,557 views
Just Associates believes that women who are most affected by the political, economic, environmental and health crises reverberating across the world are on the frontlines of change. In this interview with Fungai Machirori, JASS speaks about the changing nature of activism and how they rise to the challenge put forth by digital movements and tools.
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Yara

An Arab African feminist

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[SPECIAL EDITION] Taking the girl's revolution online: Interview with Ghadeer Ahmed

Posted Sun 17 Sep 2017 - 18:00 | 3,322 views
Ghadeer Ahmed created Girl's Revolution on Twitter and Facebook a year after the revolution on Jan 25 2011 in Egypt. In this interview with Yara Sallam she traces the difficult and rewarding journey of talking about women's rights, body, sexuality, violence and harassment and sharing this with many other women and girls online.

This interview is part of a longer one that conducted in...
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namita

Namita is a writer and legal researcher.

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[SPECIAL EDITION] Expert on my own Experience: Conversations with Neo Musangi

Posted Wed 13 Sep 2017 - 10:47 | 2,954 views
Neo Musangi is a performing and visual artist, academic and researcher. They are non-binary (preferred pronouns: they and them). In this interview Neo talks about various things – sexuality and gender based groups, the women’s movement and feminism, the role of visual and performing art and their disgruntlement with academia, being non binary openly and publicly both online and offline.

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[SPECIAL EDITION] Debrahmanizing Online Sphere: On Larger Questions of Caste, Gender and Patriarchy

Posted Fri 8 Sep 2017 - 08:27 | 3,890 views

A powerful discourse around ‘digitally empowered society’ and ‘knowledge economy’ have been added to the neoliberal Indian vocabulary, while access to basic quality education, teachers, schools, infrastructure and so on are still major issues faced by the underprivileged in India. Identities are being formed around new interactive practices, particularly for young Dalit women. This article...

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Koliwe Majama

Koliwe Majama is a Zimbabwean journalist and media rights activist with over 15 years experience.

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[SPECIAL EDITION] Interview with Maggie Mapondera : A feminist internet must always be grounded offline

Posted Thu 7 Sep 2017 - 09:47 | 2,908 views
In this interview with Maggie Mapondera, she unpacks movement-building and the role of ICTs. Movements are built around shared stories and passions, and ICTs are one aspect of how momentum is built and sustained around a cause. Here Maggie Mapondera shows how women's stories are powerful and can potentially change the world, but we must listen with care and integrity.
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Kerieva McCormick

Kerieva McCormick is a scholar, activist and mentor in the areas of Romani and Indigenous women’s

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[SPECIAL EDITION] Observing our Observers in the Age of Social Media

Posted Mon 4 Sep 2017 - 17:43 | 2,791 views
Kerieva Mccormick looks at how young Roma women and girls deal with, understand, and talk about violence and harassment faced by Roma people, online and offline. This article examines the double consciousness experienced by those who live with the reality of exclusion and discrimination even now in contemporary societies, and the ways in which younger generations navigate hostility and celebrate...
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erika

Erika Smith is the APC Women’s Rights Project Associate.

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An ongoing conversation on feminist autonomous infrastructure: Erika Smith and Kéfir

Posted Wed 2 Aug 2017 - 12:54 | 3,475 views

What began as a small fundraising drive in July 2017 for Kéfir, a feminist libre tech co-op, has transformed into exploring the importance of feminist infrastructure in Latin America. This is an ongoing conversation between Erika Smith, from Take Back the Tech and APC-WRP with members of the collective Kéfir on infrastructure and the internet, labour in movements, and how to set up new...