self-care

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Feminist talk

News about our community network – Portal sem Porteiras

Posted Wed 23 Oct 2019 - 18:23 | 1,034 views

In this layered podcast, the members of Portal sem Porteiras, Marcela and Luisa explore their excitement over the possibilities of their community network and how they are re-finding meaning and solace in connections. 

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Feminist talk

Artificial intelligence for mental health

Posted Thu 2 May 2019 - 13:11 | 7,718 views

This article explores mental health facilities in Kenya and if artificial intelligence can provide solutions for the dire need for infrastructure. Even if the use of artificial intelligence poses a solution to this, there are risks for data and privacy, algorithmic bias and large scale misdiagnosis. AI can only work when alongside human and humane treatment.

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Feminist talk

healing shamelessly

Posted Fri 7 Dec 2018 - 07:56 | 1,519 views

Beyond saying that we as activists and feminists need self-care, how do we reach this space within ourselves? Here is one person's journey.

"Self-care". Illustrations by Paru Ramesh

Technology for feminist creativity and care

Posted Mon 22 Oct 2018 - 11:49 | 3,173 views

This bilingual edition is born of many conversations and moments at the two camps held in parallel in August this year (2018) at Dhulikhel, Nepal - the Take back the Tech! meet and the Feminist Tech Exchange.

"Self-care". Illustrations by Paru Ramesh

Editorial

Fixing the glitch

Posted Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 10:14 | 5,197 views

A glitch is a problem or fault that prevents something from being successful or working as well as it should. Seyi Akiwowo describes how online gender-based violence and harassment are the glitches we need to fix, so that the potential of the internet and technology to build and make connections and to solve some of humanity's problems can be fulfilled.

"Self-care". Illustrations by Paru Ramesh

Feminist talk

The Politics of Self Care and Feminism

Posted Thu 18 Oct 2018 - 11:41 | 6,565 views

What is self-care in a time of hyper-connected people and devices and of image-saturated capitalism and what does it mean to speak about self-care in relation to feminist politics and the women's movement. Sharanya examines the politics of self-care arising from many discussions with activists, writers and campaigners.