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Launched in 2006, is a groundbreaking resource site that provides feminist reviews and commentary on internet policy and culture. It started as a site monitoring policy developments on ICT and gender, and from its beginnings has been unique. Initially it was one of the first sites looking at ICT policy through a gender lens. Many years later, remains a unique space for its focus on the global South, its focus on those working at the grassroots level (grounded in the experience of the women in the society in which they live), and its emphasis on both advocacy and social justice.

10 years of Take Back the Tech!

Posted Wed 16 Nov 2016 - 09:50 | 8,952 views
Technology facilitates violence against women, but it also facilitates information sharing, capacity building, networking and alternative media - Take back the tech! is the realisation of the idea that the internet can be used to expand the movement against all forms of gender-based violence. This edition brings to us the voices from the campaigns from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Canada,...

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Premio Womanity: para mujeres que transforman la web

Posted Mon 14 Nov 2016 - 20:47 | 1,604 views
APC y Luchadoras/Sandía Digital, México, ganaron este año el Premio Womanity para la prevención de la violencia contra las mujeres. Celebramos este galardón y esperamos buena innovación para combatir la violencia de género en internet.

Fortitude and change in AWID Forum 2016

Posted Wed 5 Oct 2016 - 18:17 | 8,571 views
In this special edition of 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...

Three key issues for a feminist internet: Access, agency and movements

Posted Mon 23 May 2016 - 16:49 | 10,799 views
The Feminist Principles of the Internet arose from the first Imagine a Feminist Internet meeting in 2014 in Malaysia. The meeting brought together 52 women's rights, sexual rights and internet rights activists from six continents to discuss one question: "As feminists, what kind of internet do we want, and what will it take for us to achieve it?" The principles cover the topics of access, agency...

Tres áreas clave para una internet feminista: acceso, agencia y movimientos

Posted Mon 23 May 2016 - 16:44 | 6,297 views
Los Principios feministas para internet surgieron de la primera reunión Imagina una internet feminista que se realizó en Malasia, en 2014. El evento reunió a 52 activistas en temas de derechos humanos, derechos sexuales y derechos en internet de seis continentes. Tuvo como objetivo discutir una pregunta: como feministas, ¿qué tipo de internet queremos y qué precisamos hacer para lograrlo? Estos...

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Posted Thu 5 May 2016 - 14:28 | 2,912 views
Are you attending the AWID Forum this coming September in Brazil? Take Back the Tech! will be there for a one-day pre-event on September 7 - right before the forum starts. The event is called Imagine a Feminist Internet and is open to women's rights activists and techies who are interested in exploring the growing impact of technology on our politics, movements, and futures.

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The reality of getting online in Jamaica: How mobile phones and social media lead to violence against women

Posted Wed 20 Apr 2016 - 17:04 | 3,317 views
According to the research report “Violence against women and the use of information and communications technologies in Jamaica”, there is insufficient recognition of the relationships between information and communications technologies and violence against women in the country, and VAW in its many forms continues to be a serious problem. To know more about the Jamaican context and the research,...

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End violence research site has arrived!! Explore the road from impunity to justice

Posted Mon 9 Nov 2015 - 11:21 | 2,618 views
Did you know that 60% of reported cases of technology-related violence against women (VAW) are not investigated by the authorities? Or that in 40% of cases of technology-related VAW, the perpetrator is known to the survivor?

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Intercambio sobre género y gobernanza de internet en México, América Latina

Posted Mon 27 Jul 2015 - 17:54 | 2,421 views
Tras la realización del evento en Asia el pasado mes de junio, el Intercambio sobre género y gobernanza de internet en América Latina tendrá lugar el 1 y 2 de agosto en la ciudad de México. Esta iniciativa se realizará en paralelo a la reunión de miembros latinoamericanos de APC.

Bosnia y Herzegovina: Explorando la violencia contra las mujeres relacionada con la tecnología

Posted Tue 21 Jul 2015 - 15:05 | 3,809 views
¡Volvimos! (luego de un pequeño receso) con la tercera en una serie de siete mini ediciones destacando el proyecto “Basta de violencia: derechos de las mujeres y seguridad en línea”. Cada edición se concentra en un país en el que se desarrolló la investigación, y en esta ocasión nos enfocamos en Bosnia y Herzegovina. Esta investigación revela que la policía tiene una actitud despectiva hacia la...