feminist internet

On Holding Half The Sky: Stories of Resilience From The Horn Of Africa

Posted Wed 18 Jan 2023 - 10:03 | 813 views

The editors co-created this edition as a reflection of the ever-dynamic and actively resilient mosaic they know to be embodied in each daughter of the Horn.

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On Holding Half the Sky: Stories of Resilience

Posted Wed 18 Jan 2023 - 09:50 | 601 views

The editors write about co-creating this edition as a reflection of the ever-dynamic and actively resilient mosaic they know to be embodied in each daughter of the Horn.

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[Podcast] Stories of Resilience: Daughters of the Horn Using Digital Spaces for Activism

Posted Tue 17 Jan 2023 - 09:51 | 291 views

In her Podcast, “Digital Dada,” on a special series called “Stories of Resilience”, Cecilia Maundu invites Lucia Ayiela from Kenya. This conversation explores the experience of women journalists and digital advocates in the region. Lucia Ayiela shares with us her journey, the high and low points of her career, as a digital activist and how she empowers women activists to join the digital...

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Tigray: Life Beneath the Sealed Skies

Posted Tue 17 Jan 2023 - 09:08 | 20,828 views

Out of sight, out of mind - is one of the realest phenomena confronting warriors of truth and justice on the forefront of humanitarian disasters. Beyond the solidarity profile picture changes and statuses of “please pray” for whichever catastrophe that is ravaging the very heart and soul of humanity anywhere on this planet of ours, there are very real, live humans literally dying to live....

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Real Bodies Look Like What: The Relationship of Pornography and Sex in Pakistani Society

Posted Mon 16 Jan 2023 - 10:23 | 379 views

As sex continues to be a taboo in Pakistan's conservative society, men form their understanding of what it looks like from unrealistic pornographic content, leading to direct impact on women and their pleasure in real life. Salwa Rana speaks to women to explore this impact.

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Societal Barriers To Credible Information Makes Women Unsafe In South Asia

Posted Tue 10 Jan 2023 - 11:03 | 437 views

Lack of formal and digital literacy hinders South Asian women's access to credible healthcare related information, forcing them to live with illnesses that never get treated. Anmol Irfan discusses the impact of this barrier.

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Women's Community Radio: How Islanders And Mountain Residents Are Coping With The Impact Of Covid-19 in Rural Indonesia

Posted Mon 12 Dec 2022 - 11:08 | 1,395 views

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the digital divide that exists in rural Indonesia as the world moved to technology for everyday needs and tasks. The residents of the villages set up community radios to address this gap, which then helped in addressing many economic, educational, communication and entertainment needs of the residents.

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Patriarchal Control As Hindrance To Digital Access for Women in Pakistan

Posted Mon 12 Dec 2022 - 09:47 | 749 views

Patriarchal restrictions on internet access lead to impacts that affect all aspects of women's lives in Pakistan. This familial control is not only detrimental to their economic and educational growth, but also is a threat to their safety and health. In this series of illustrations, Aniqa Haider sheds light on the impact of gender digital divide in Pakistan.

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Shattering Women’s Futures: Evidence Of Patriarchal Control Of The Cybersphere In Sri Lanka

Posted Mon 12 Dec 2022 - 09:10 | 708 views

Patriarchal control on digital access in Sri Lanka continues to keep women away from opportunities and connections, creating a sense of alienation amongst them. Zinara Rathnayake discusses how family restrictions on the ownership and usage of the internet and smartphones impact Sri Lankan women.

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In Conversation: Online Violence Bars Women and LGBTQI+ Folks' Access to the Internet in Myanmar

Posted Mon 12 Dec 2022 - 08:28 | 817 views

Sexism, misogyny and homophobia bars women and gender-diverse folks' access to the internet in Myanmar, leading to violence to continue to perpetuate without any repercussions for perpertrators. In this podcast, Nandar talks to a digital security expert about experiences of vulnerable people on the internet.