Reports

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Where's the party at? and Our Virtual Histories: Research and reflections from Ikhtyar

Posted Tue 4 Feb 2020 - 12:01 | 2,574 views
Ikhtyar (Arabic for choice) is an invitation to an open space for people interested in discussing gender issues, and in documenting/developing a gender knowledge base in Arabic. GenderIT showcases their recent research on online harassment and violence, the specific forms it takes in the region and language and their reflections on the research process.
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Offline and Out of Pocket: The Impact of the Social Media Tax in Uganda on Access, Usage, Income and Productivity

Posted Wed 13 Feb 2019 - 10:58 | 5,819 views
What is the impact of the social media tax in Uganda on the lives of ordinary people - including their productivity and income, access and usage of social media and the internet. Through interviews and discussions, the report explores how people are affected by the tax on the use of platforms such as Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter.
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Gender and Privacy: From Oppression to Liberation: Reclaiming the Right to Privacy

Posted Mon 7 Jan 2019 - 08:14 | 5,375 views
A report that examines the overlapping concerns of gender, privacy, surveillance, and gender-based violence in Asia, Europe, Africa, Latin America, North America. The report raises issues including gender-based violence in the private sphere, rigid gender categories in identity programs its impact on trans people, etc.
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Of Sieges and Shutdowns: How unreliable mobile networks and intentional Internet shutdowns affect the lives of women in Manipur

Posted Thu 6 Dec 2018 - 10:43 | 2,863 views
A study on the impact of network shutdowns, closure of mobile internet connectivity services in Manipur.
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Mapping Digital Landscapes of Trans Activism in Central Asia and Eastern Europe.

Posted Thu 8 Nov 2018 - 09:30 | 3,010 views
This report on Mapping Digital Landscapes of Trans Activism in Central Asia and Eastern Europe provides a regional overview of digital organizing by trans activists in Central Asia and Eastern Europe, emphasizing shared patterns of digital usage, barriers to free and safe use of the internet, and resistance strategies to homo/transphobic-motivated censorship, surveillance, and online attacks.
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Caste-hate speech: Addressing hate-speech based on work and descent

Posted Mon 29 Mar 2021 - 20:06 | 322 views
This IDSN report is the outcome of in-depth research focused on the impact of caste-hate speech online and offline and the ways to address this. It draws upon desk research and in-depth participant interviews from Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
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Movement Building in the Digital Age evaluation report

Posted Wed 9 Dec 2020 - 14:52 | 2,099 views
The Movement Building in the Digital Age report looks at the impact of the Feminist Internet convenings organised by APC Women’s Rights Programme (WRP), and provides an evaluation of APC WRP work on movement between 2014 and 2020. In this report, we share learnings for our network but also, and especially, for donors and funders in how we can better support the feminist internet network.
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Alternate realities, alternate internets: African feminist research for a feminist internet

Posted Wed 19 Aug 2020 - 18:21 | 925 views
Discriminatory gendered practices in the physical world are similarly reproduced online across digital platforms. This report by Pollicy.org presents research into the online lived experiences of women in five countries across Africa.
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#MFI Africa: The e-zine!

Posted Thu 14 May 2020 - 21:44 | 5,483 views
This e-zine is the culmination of the lives and afterlives of the Making a Feminist Internet in Africa convening. It documents the explorations and experiments that grew into dynamic answers, solutions and even more questions on what it means to have a feminist internet in Africa. It was written and designed by Wairimũ Murĩithi and Youlendree Appasamy for APC.
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Submissions to TO United Nations SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR: ONLINE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Posted Tue 26 Jun 2018 - 13:07 | 2,384 views
Here is a compilation of the submissions from different countries including Democratic Republic of Congo, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Bosnia-Herzegovina to the Special Rapporteur for Violence Against Women on online violence against women.