Tigist Shewarega Hussen
Tigist Shewarega Hussen (PhD) works in the Women's Right Program (WRP) at Association for Progressive Communication (APC). She is the Feminist Research Lead in Feminist Internet Research Network (FIRN) project. She is also a Post Doc researcher at the Hub for Decolonial Feminist Psychologies in Africa, department of Psychology, at the University of Cape Town. Her research interest focuses on the exploration of a digital Pan-African constellation of feminist activism for social justice across the continent.
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In this editorial, authors have focused on unpacking the impact of internet and digital rights from an intersectional feminist perspective showcasing the everyday realities of women through Feminist Internet Research conducted in Democratic Republic of Congo; Sudan; trans, non-binary and gender diverse communities in Botswana, Rwanda, South Africa and Uganda; and the LGBTQIA+ communities in…
Una constante en la historia del feminismo es la resistencia contra marcos metodológicos y resultados de investigación que excluyen sistemáticamente la experiencia de los individuos y las comunidades menos privilegiadas, basándose en la intersección de identidades – raza, género, casta, sexualidad y etnicidad.
Feminist ways of knowing have paid close attention to the power dynamics of knowledge-making and extraction. In this editorial, we look at how these questions are of importance especially in relation to research that seeks to contribute to liberation and transformation of technology to be used by women and people of diverse sexualities and genders.