Podcasts and Videos
MFIs are a series of face-to-face and online gatherings where activists working at different intersecting issues come together to strategise and activate how we MAKE this feminist internet. In this two-part podcast series, activists at the MFI2022 Convening share their experiences and thoughts on how they imagine a feminist internet.
Since its advent, the internet has taken various forms and has gone through different phases to become what it is today. The evolution of the internet has not yet stopped, with new technology rapidly advancing. However, women's contribution and the kind of access they have is often overlooked in this conversation. This article explores how women have participated in making the internet and…
“A feminist internet respects life in all shapes and colours. It is not a consumer.” As part of the GISWatch 2020 report, the author brings together the background and basis for a feminist internet principle in relation to the environment.
Discriminatory gendered practices in the physical world are similarly reproduced online across digital platforms. This report by Pollicy.org presents research into the online lived experiences of women in five countries across Africa.
In the second part of their article, Loreto Bravo and Peter Bloom alert us to the dangers of a romanticization of technologies and develop a psychosocial and feminist approach as a tool to face the new wave of hyperconnectivity that is announced with 5G.
In the first half of this two parts article, Loreto Bravo and Peter Bloom delve deeper into a critique of the new networks that are emerging with the rushed transition to 5G, from a feminist and psychosocial perspective.
When is the last time that you daydreamed, spending hours imagining some unrealistic ideas? Have you found yourself continuously getting overwhelmed by different issues happening in this world as a feminist? Is it difficult for you to take a break, a break for fantasising, and enjoying your daydreams?
This edition gathers a series of reflections inspired by the first Making a Feminist Internet in Africa regional convening. Feminists from eighteen African countries came together to discuss what the internet means for their lives, what a feminist internet looks like, and most importantly what does feminist movement building in a digital age look like for African feminists? We knew that this…