intentional infrastructures: feminist principles of the internet and community networks

Posted Tue 12 Nov 2019 - 10:13 | 14,748 views

This edition takes a closer look at the realities of the women who are working for and with their communities through enabling, weaving, sustaining installing, running and advocating for community networks. Community networks are zones of autonomy around infrastructure and technology that hold the promise of connecting the unconnected and also are becoming creative and feminist sites of…

In depth

Let's talk about gender analysis in the LAC IGF

Posted Mon 30 Sep 2013 - 15:39 | 16,939 views
The APC Women's Rights Programme attended the preparatory meeting prior to the Latin American Internet Governance Forum held in late August in Córdoba, Argentina. Attending were Erika Smith, Dafne Sabanes Plou, and Flavia Fascendini. The Spanish language editor of GenderIT.org interviewed both feminists to analyse whether the internet governance debate still marginalises gender issues, or if they…
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Editorial

Let's go beyond the basics: What would feminist internet governance look like?

Posted Thu 26 Sep 2013 - 09:25 | 22,573 views
Feminism is one of the most important movements in the recent history of humanity, if we measure its political impact, the level of its theoretical proposals, and its ability for social articulation and mobilization, It has permeated the debate, analysis, activism, and development of public policy in critical areas like the economy, culture, health, and education, among others. Nevertheless, when…

Publication

Baku in APC’s rear-view mirror

Posted Tue 26 Feb 2013 - 06:23 | 6,894 views
The Internet Governance Forum in Baku (6-9 November 2012) was a space in which different interests collided. APC revisits by releasing “IGF 2012: The good, the bad and the ugly“. Gender is of course part of this analysis. The report stresses that only one workshop dealt with gender issues specifically, and speakers in main sessions and workshops were still mostly male. "When we look closely, it…