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Gendersec Curricula: Training Curriculum from Gender and Technology Institute

Posted Tue 20 Nov 2018 - 09:57 | 4,613 views

The Gendersec Curricula is a resource that introduces a holistic, feminist perspective to privacy and digital security trainings, informed by years of working with women and trans activists around the world.

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Melt down of protections for data and privacy in Tanzania for LGBTQIA and others

Posted Thu 15 Nov 2018 - 10:32 | 7,050 views

The clampdown on gays and non-heteronormative people in Tanzania has been in the news and while it seems like it is the agenda of certain groups and people in the government, it is essential to examine what are the privacy, data and censorship implications of targeting LGBTQIA+ people online.

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13 manifestations of gender-based violence using technology

Posted Mon 12 Nov 2018 - 10:30 | 10,864 views

This list of manifestations of online gender-based violence is based on case documentation carried out by Take back the Tech! global campaign, Luchadoras and Socialtic

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Gendered Reality Traps: How "Objective" Machine Learning Contributes to Intersectional Exploitation

Posted Tue 2 Oct 2018 - 12:20 | 5,918 views

Is technology neutral or is coding political? In this article Smarika Kumar explores how algorithms work in the real world, and how they are a reflection of existing biases and forms of exclusion and discrimination in society.

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Decolonising Data for Data Justice

Posted Wed 23 Aug 2023 - 04:56 | 361 views

Governments and corporations have collected people's data for decades to dictate the kind of services each person would have access to. This data is more often than not rooted in colonialist practices and attitudes towards collection and processing of this information. Seerat Khan discusses the implications and way forward in this article.

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Feminist Principles of the Internet: Advocacy Brief on Privacy

Posted Mon 9 Jan 2023 - 07:25 | 40 views
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Snitches, Screenshots, And Pressure To Conform: Finstas Become A Refuge For Pakistani Women And Queer People

Posted Mon 17 Oct 2022 - 03:27 | 1,369 views

Owing to the constantly increasing threats to their safety, women and LGBT+ folks struggle to have a sense of privacy on the internet in Pakistan. Finstas, or fake Instagram, provides them a safe space for their self-expression. Momina Mindeel explores the serious repercussions of privacy violations, and the 'need' for finstas.

Sexual assault and digital evidence in India (Part 2): Your right to privacy versus the right to complain

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Sexual assault and digital evidence in India (Part 2): Your right to privacy versus the right to complain

Posted Thu 16 Sep 2021 - 11:36 | 2,269 views

In the second and last part of this in-depth article, the author unpacks the persistence of rape myths in judicial reasoning, even veiled under the promises of neutrality and accuracy of digital evidence.

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How feminist research shapes AI, privacy, and data protection discourse

Posted Fri 11 Dec 2020 - 04:46 | 4,711 views

In this second post in a series on artificial intelligence, research in the African context, Chenai shares why she believes that a feminist approach to research around AI is the only way.

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#FTXStory - The FTX: Safety Reboot curriculum journey

Posted Sun 8 Dec 2019 - 09:34 | 1,608 views

FTX has been a journey of wonder and exploration, opening and healing. An intricate weaving of lives and projects. Also hardship, saturation and tension. This year has taught us how vital it is to hold this together. Now we want to celebrate, gather around this fire and share some stories.