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Join APC's campaign and events at the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York

Posted Fri 6 Mar 2015 - 14:05 | 3,647 views
Between 9 and 20 March, APC's Women's Rights Programme members will be attending the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York. This year the main focus of the session will be on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which turns 20. How far have we come, and how can you participate?

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From impunity to justice: Domestic legal remedies for cases of technology-related violence against women - Summary

Posted Tue 3 Mar 2015 - 17:57 | 4,776 views
This is a summary of the research report “From impunity to justice: Domestic legal remedies for cases of technology-related violence <br />against women”, by the Women’s Legal and Human Rights Bureau. This summary was prepared by Richa Kaul Padte.

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From impunity to justice: Exploring corporate and legal remedies for technology-related violence against women

Posted Mon 2 Mar 2015 - 13:49 | 11,710 views
A new series of reports by the Association for Progressive Communications presents findings from a multi-country research project on technology-related violence against women (VAW). The research – which reveals a lack of access to justice for survivors – highlights the voices and experiences of women who have faced technology-related VAW and sought justice through state agencies and internet...

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From impunity to justice: Improving corporate policies to end technology-related violence against women - Summary

Posted Wed 25 Feb 2015 - 13:36 | 5,537 views
The present report explores women’s experiences of and demands for corporate accountability in cases of technology-related violence against women (VAW) as highlighted by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) seven-country research initiative, “End violence: Women's rights and safety online”, conducted in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC...

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Good questions on technology-related violence

Posted Thu 8 Jan 2015 - 23:30 | 8,401 views
Between April 2013 and June 2014, the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) carried out its multi-country research exploring the adequacy and effectiveness of domestic legal remedies and corporate policies/redress mechanisms to address the issue of technology-related violence against women (VAW). This paper written by Namita Malhotra draws heavily on the final research reports from...

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Cases on women’s experiences of technology-related VAW and their access to justice

Posted Thu 8 Jan 2015 - 23:28 | 10,088 views
The case summaries are based on in-depth case studies mapping women’s experiences of technology-related VAW and their attempts to access justice either through domestic legal remedy or corporate grievance mechanisms. The original case studies were documented as part of the Association for Progressive Communication’s (APC) seven-country research initiative, “From impunity to justice: Exploring...

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Technology-related violence against women – Recent legislative trends

Posted Tue 26 Aug 2014 - 22:28 | 6,798 views
This study seeks to explore recent legislative developments aimed at addressing and providing avenues of redress for technology-related violence against women. We explore the objectives, structure and application of four domestic legislative responses to different forms of violence against women, seeking to understand how domestic legislatures are responding to increasing awareness of violence...

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CEDAW: APC's Submission to the Committee on the General recommendation on girls’/women’s right to education

Posted Fri 15 Aug 2014 - 13:13 | 4,294 views
On 7 July 2014, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) held a General Discussion on the Right to Education for Girls and Women, the aim of which is to commence the Committee’s process of elaborating a “General Recommendation on girls’/women’s right to education.” These are the recommendations submitted by APC.

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Internet intermediaries and violence against women online: User policies and redress framework of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

Posted Mon 4 Aug 2014 - 04:57 | 9,693 views
A recent report, “Internet intermediaries and violence against women online” released by the Association for Progressive Communications for the “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” project, analyses the policies and redress framework of the three major internet intermediaries: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, in regard to violence against women online. These case studies allow APC to...

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Domestic legal remedies for technology-related violence against women: Review of related studies and literature

Posted Wed 16 Jul 2014 - 17:21 | 5,544 views
This review of related studies and literature forms part of the legal remedy research which falls under the "End violence: Women's rights and safety online" (EndVAW) flagship project of the Association for Progressive Communications (APC). The project is to be implemented from 2012 to 2015 with support from the Dutch government’s Funding Leadership and Opportunities for Women (FLOW...