Statements

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10 Internet Rights and Principles

Posted Thu 26 May 2011 - 10:32 | 4,825 views
This document defines ten key rights and principles recommended to form the basis of internet governance. They have been compiled by the Internet Rights and Principles Dynamic Coalition (IRP), an open network of individuals and organisations working to uphold human rights in the Internet environment. The principles are rooted in international human rights standards, and derive from the coalition...

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APC Internet Rights Charter

Posted Wed 25 May 2011 - 14:52 | 5,256 views
First developed in 2001-2002 by APC members and partner organisations at Internet Rights workshops held in Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa and updated in 2006, the APC Internet Rights Charter enshrines the rights of people and organisations to use the internet freely, particularly in their work for social, economic and environmental justice. The Charter refers specifically to the internet...

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Internet rights are human rights, claims APC before the Human Rights Council

Posted Wed 25 May 2011 - 14:18 | 4,496 views
APC calls on states to repeal laws which criminalise online freedom of expression and to cease interference with freedom of expression by means which violate international human rights standards. The Statement emphasises that women’s human rights must be respected and protected and their rights to freedom of expression and association must not be restricted. The Statement is part of a set of...

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I don't forward violence

Posted Fri 25 Feb 2011 - 13:11 | 5,027 views
How many times have you received a forwarded message that contains photographs or a video of someone being violated or humiliated? What do you do with it? The action “I Don't Forward Violence” calls on internet and mobile phone users to take action to create an online and offline culture that does not tolerate misogynist or violent images of women and girls. It was launched by APC WNSP in...

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Statement of the Gender DC for the Taking Stock and Looking Forward Session 2009

Posted Tue 7 Sep 2010 - 13:25 | 4,224 views
The statement of the IGF Dynamic Coalition on Gender submitted at the fourth Internet Governance Forum in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, on December 2009.

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Statement of the Gender DC for the Taking Stock and Moving Forward Session 2008

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:37 | 4,422 views
The statement of the IGF Dynamic Coalition on Gender presented at the third Internet Governance Forum in Hyderabad, India,on the 6 of December 2008.

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Civil Society Input at the Opening Session of IGF

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 4,044 views
The civil society input delivered by Natasha Primo from Women'sNet (South Africa) during the Opening Session of the Internet Governance Forum (October, 2006). In her speech, she put forward five challenges facing the IGF: extending a human rights culture within the information society; making internet access universal and affordable; building capacity for developing country participation...

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Women Setting the IGF agenda 2006

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 4,069 views
Women participants at the first Internet Governance Meeting (IGF) came together and issued a statement to articulate the necessity of integrating gender in this forum for policy discussions around internet governance.

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Communication Rights Are Women's Rights

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 4,395 views
The Foundation for Media Alternative's statement in conjunction with International Women's Day, 2006, calls for four specific measures needed to recognize communication rights as women's rights.

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Berlin Declaration: Women Claiming the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,901 views
The declaration drafted by the participants in the European/North American Regional Conference on Gender and the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), assembled in Berlin on 11 September 2005.