security

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What school girls in India can teach us about social media

Posted Mon 20 Jul 2015 - 11:49 | 6,669 views
In most Pune schools, the new term is under way. Activities are in full swing and tests have already begun. Students wake up as early as six in the morning and the school day hums along amidst ringing bells and slamming lockers. At the dinner table, a heated WhatsApp conversation ends only when an exasperated parent confiscates the phone. Everyone has at least one selfie on Instagram. Is it time...

Feminist talk

ICT, women’s rights and migration

Posted Wed 15 Jul 2015 - 19:50 | 9,947 views
Since the mid 1980s, more Filipino women than men were leaving the country for various destinations abroad. How do we reach the women working overseas to extend our support to them online? How do we maximize online connectivity so that we can send and receive messages to help migrants?

Publication

The danger of ICANN’s new Domain Registration Proposal

Posted Thu 9 Jul 2015 - 13:25 | 4,691 views
APC has endorsed the Non Commercial Stakeholder Group (NCSG) comments to the Initial Report on the Privacy and Proxy Services published on May 5th and elaborated by the Privacy/Proxy Services Accreditation Services Issues working group, which will impact all groups and individuals that value the ability to protect their private information online. "If we claim to make efforts towards a safe...

Publication

HRC29: Joint statement on the importance of encryption and anonymity for people facing discrimination and persecution based on their sexual orientation and gender identity

Posted Mon 22 Jun 2015 - 20:16 | 3,992 views
At the 29th session of the Human Rights Council, APC together with the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission and the International Lesbian and Gay Association delivered a joint statement highlighting the importance of encryption and anonymity for people who face discrimination and persecution based on their sexual orientation and gender identity.

Publication

Gender violence on the internet: The Philippine experience

Posted Mon 15 Jun 2015 - 12:03 | 7,026 views
The Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) prepared this country report as part of the broader study conducted by the Association for Progressive Communications on "End violence: Women’s rights and safety online," which involve seven different countries. It looks into the existing legal remedies and corporate policies in the Philippines as they relate to technology-related violence...

Feminist talk

Gender and Tech Pop-up Institute: New approaches to privacy and security

Posted Wed 28 Jan 2015 - 10:38 | 3,044 views
Organised by Tactical Technology Collective and the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), at the beginning of December last year, 76 women and a small group of men – human rights advocates, feminists, techies, activists – descended on an ageing East German ‘Schloss’ (manor house) near the border of Poland for seven days of training, collaboration, discussion, and knowledge exchange.

Feminist talk

10 tips for challenging internet-based gender-discrimination and online harassment against women and girls

Posted Wed 10 Dec 2014 - 20:58 | 4,882 views
If you know how to use the technology, you can avoid becoming a victim. Before speaking out, it is important to take your time to understand the way the internet works.

DJS choice

It's time to digitally detox... and watch some funny parodies

Posted Fri 28 Nov 2014 - 19:07 | 4,220 views
DJ's choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to...

DJS choice

Gender neutral sex toy, Twitter, and freestyle jamming!

Posted Thu 20 Nov 2014 - 07:16 | 4,111 views
DJ's choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to...

Feminist talk

How technology informs my activism: A conversation with gender and technology activists in Barcelona

Posted Mon 27 Oct 2014 - 15:27 | 16,235 views
Interviewed during the APC Member Meeting in Barcelona, Spain, gender and technology activists Anne Roth, Hilary Goldstein, Marie Githini, and Sarah Marland, talked about how technology informs their activism and what turns them on about technology.