AWID 2016

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We can't do it alone: Connections at AWID 2016

Posted Thu 6 Oct 2016 - 18:02 | 33,568 views
In such massive gatherings often the plenary session rings a bit empty or hollow, like background noise to other more real conversations taking place. AWID was different in that its massive burst of energy and radical politics was most often from the plenary sessions. This article explores the sessions at AWID held by Dalit women, Romani women, Rojava/Kobane women, and others.

Fortitude and change in AWID Forum 2016

Posted Wed 5 Oct 2016 - 17:17 | 8,077 views
In this special edition of GenderIT.org we share the experiences and reflections on the recent 13th AWID International Forum, in which a large group of women from APC Women's Rights Programme, from different countries and regions, participated enthusiastically. With the participation of 1,700 people from 140 countries, this year's AWID Forum showed that the feminist movement keeps growing...

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An open letter of thanks to AWID

Posted Tue 4 Oct 2016 - 08:15 | 2,615 views
An open letter of thanks from a first-timer at AWID. The Association for Women in Development has been in existence for 30 years, and has regularly been holding conferences and meetings. In the recent AWID forum 2016, over 2000 women from very diverse contexts came together, to radically re-imagine and co-create feminist futures. Helen writes about her experience of the warmth and dedication at...

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Mapping the feminist internet: the Whose Knowledge? campaign at the AWID Forum

Posted Mon 3 Oct 2016 - 15:12 | 8,000 views
Whose Knowledge? works with individuals, communities, organisations and movements worldwide to create, collect and curate knowledge from and with marginalised communities, particularly women, people of colour, LGBTQI communities, indigenous peoples and others from the global South. Essentially, Whose Knowledge? is a radical re-imagining and reconstruction of the internet, so that the internet can...