internet rights

Publication

CONSIDERING THE INTERNET AS ENABLING QUEER PUBLICS / COUNTER PUBLICS

Posted Wed 19 Aug 2015 - 13:18 | 8,118 views
This pa­per ser­ves to dis­cuss di­gi­tal as a space for po­li­tics to play out, in par­ti­cu­lar in re­la­ti­on to pu­blics and coun­ter pu­blics. It does so through the lens of what oc­cur­red in 2012 at Jo­han­nes­burg Pri­de South Af­ri­ca.

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Imagine a Feminist Internet: The conversation is on!

Posted Fri 17 Jul 2015 - 16:46 | 3,488 views
This year, a group of 45 activists, researchers, academics and techies are meeting again in Malaysia to deepen the discussion around feminism and technology. They will be tweeting on #imagineafeministinternet and we invite you to participate in the conversation by engaging with the hashtag and following @takebackthetech.

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RightsCon 2015: Cyber sex(y), gender balance and violence

Posted Wed 25 Mar 2015 - 12:01 | 2,265 views
Civil society organisations, engineers, activists, lawyers, companies and governments gathered in Manila on 24-25 March to address the subject of the internet and human rights in this rapidly evolving region, in an effort to protect the open internet and defend the digital rights of its users. APC and members organised several panels were violence against women online and survivor's access to...

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Statement from members of the WHRD IC to the Human Rights Council on its 27th Session

Posted Wed 17 Sep 2014 - 18:05 | 2,339 views
ISHR makes this statement on behalf of members of the Women Human Rights Defender International Coalition, an international network of women’s rights, human rights and sexual rights organizations. We address this simple fact: in the global North and South alike, women human rights defenders are targeted for murder, kidnapping, torture, rape, and harassment because of who we are and because of the...

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Why internet rights matter for Africa(ns)

Posted Wed 3 Sep 2014 - 16:47 | 4,506 views
When I found myself suddenly having to care for and look after my new born child alone, I panicked. I panicked because I had never done this before and the ten minute tutorial on washing and feeding my infant that the nurse gave me at the hospital was lacking in many ways. I had questions, so many questions-but she didn’t have time. I was a woman, as far as she was concerned and therefore I...

In depth

Feminist Principles of the Internet

Posted Wed 20 Aug 2014 - 13:11 | 29,677 views
Over three days, the participants discussed and debated intersections of gender, sexuality, and the internet – not only as a tool – but as a new public space. In thinking through these issues, the participants at the meeting developed a set of *15 feminist principles of the internet*. These are designed to be an evolving document that informs our work on gender and technology, as well as...

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Video: Feminist talks on a feminist internet

Posted Mon 12 May 2014 - 18:25 | 7,320 views
During APC's Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and the Internet where we explored our collective understanding of what a feminist internet looks like, we asked participants to tell us their vision of a feminist internet.

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Sexual rights, internet rights, and feminism!

Posted Thu 8 May 2014 - 18:44 | 3,059 views
Sexual rights! What are you talking about? Does this kind of right exist in India? I never thought about it before I attended Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and Technology.

Gender, sexuality and the internet to #imagineafeministinternet

Posted Fri 25 Apr 2014 - 06:07 | 5,504 views
APC held a global meeting on gender, sexuality and the internet in Malaysia between 12 and 17 April 2014, to explore and develop the collective understanding of what a feminist internet looks like. One of the goals of the meeting was to find, within a sex-positive queer framework, an agreement on core feminist principles for a transformative internet, in order to develop a set of evolving...

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#imagineafeministinternet: "No topic was off limit," says Nana Darkoa

Posted Tue 22 Apr 2014 - 08:21 | 3,360 views
I want to share with you some of the highlights of the meeting. The nutshell version is that it was an extremely useful meeting, relevant to my day job (as a Communications Specialist) and absolutely relevant to what we do on this blog. Part of what the made the meeting amazing was that I got to meet many feminists, queer activists and techies from all over the world in particular from the Global...