security

Feminist talk

Moderate progress in gender parity and inclusion at the IGF between 2012-2013

Posted Mon 1 Sep 2014 - 19:18 | 3,115 views
APC summarised the contents of the Gender Report Card sections of the workshop reports from the Internet Governance Forum of 2012 in Azerbaijan, and the 2013 IGF in Indonesia.

Publication

Tools and Tactics for the LGBTI community in sub-Saharan Africa

Posted Mon 1 Sep 2014 - 15:05 | 4,489 views
Tactical Tech is delighted to announce the launch of a new guide: Tools and Tactics for the LGBTI community in sub-Saharan Africa. This is the second in our series of Security in-a-box Community Focus guides, which aim to further integrate digital security into the context of particular communities and human rights defenders.

Feminist talk

Digital Security – from silencing to claiming safe spaces

Posted Tue 13 May 2014 - 15:27 | 5,279 views
Discourses on issues of safety are not new to feminists. Strategies to resist sexual harassment in the office, verbal abuse on the streets, physical violence in the home, shaming in social spaces and sexualised threats to women human rights defenders are continually being revisited and reworked. Often this abuse is about the silencing of women's voices and the marginalisation in social and...

Feminist talk

Imagining a digitally secure, feminist internet

Posted Fri 9 May 2014 - 15:55 | 3,179 views
This is the second in a series of posts reporting on the Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and the Internet held in Port Dickson, Malaysia from April 13 to 17, 2014, to envision a feminist internet and to evolve a framework for it. Around 50 activists working on gender rights, sexual rights and Internet rights in different parts of the world had come together for the meeting.

Feminist talk

Sexual rights, internet rights, and feminism!

Posted Thu 8 May 2014 - 19:44 | 3,162 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.

In depth

Alberto Cerda: "There are many more international agreements to protect intellectual property than to protect people's privacy"

Posted Wed 2 Apr 2014 - 20:27 | 4,210 views
Alberto Cerda is the international affairs director at Derechos Digitales, a Chilean NGO, and a specialist in intellectual property and privacy issues. In this interview, he analyses the legislation and policies being adopted in Latin America to deal with online violence against women involving the invasion of privacy, and the responsibility assigned to internet intermediaries and individuals.

EROTICS all over: Constellations of debates on sexual rights, privacy and technology

Posted Wed 20 Nov 2013 - 15:02 | 5,559 views
"EROTICS project":http://www.apc.org/en/projects/erotics-exploratory-research-project-sexu... is moving forward and discussions on sexual rights, violence against women, censorship. privacy, pornography, freedoms and risks in the online world. are flowing all around. Two meetings took place lately,...

Publication

Infographic - Sexual rights activism & the internet

Posted Wed 24 Jul 2013 - 16:48 | 7,889 views
An infographic highlights the preliminary results from APC’s global survey on usage, risks, and navigation of internet regulation by sexual rights activists.

Networking, safety and sexual agency

Posted Wed 17 Jul 2013 - 14:20 | 3,203 views
98% of activists see the internet as an "important public sphere for advancing sexual rights":http://www.genderit.org/node/3836. However 51% of them have suffered online hate speech, censorship or privacy violations. Sexual rights activists from Africa and the Middle East face double risk compared to colleagues from elsewhere of being attacked by...

In depth

Survey on sexual activism, morality, and the internet

Posted Mon 15 Jul 2013 - 18:29 | 30,242 views
Has the internet become an indispensable tool for feminist and LGBTQI advocacy? How savvy are sexual rights activists in handling the legal and technical issues that come along when they use the internet? How do they negotiate online threats and restrictions? Activists from around the world addressed these and other questions through a global online survey on sexual rights work and the internet.