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End violence: Most significant change story from Kenya
End violence: Most significant change story from Kenya 24 July 2014 International Association of Women in Radio and Television

The APC “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” project is changing women’s lives. This week, the project partner in Kenya, IAWRT, shares the stories of women whose organisations were strengthened in a sustainable way to address technology-related violence against women after a training of trainers, and how those learnings impacted on the lives of hundreds of Kenyan women.

End violence: Most significant change story from the Philippines
End violence: Most significant change story from the Philippines 26 June 2014 Foundation for Media Alternatives

The APC “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” project is changing women’s lives. We wanted to offer a closer, more personal look at individual women whose lives have been significantly impacted by the initiative. This week, we share the story of Britney Fae Corpuz, a transwoman activist and member of Gender and Development Advocates Filipinas.

People Links digital gathering discusses tech-related violence against women
People Links digital gathering discusses tech-related violence against women 05 May 2014

People Links is a monthly online gathering hosted by APC member May First/People Link, for members and open to the public. On 27 March they hosted a discussion on technology-related violence against women and the tensions that exist between combating hate speech and the right to freedom of expression.

New GenderIT.org edition is out! Back and forth in the advancement of women's rights at CSW58
New GenderIT.org edition is out! Back and forth in the advancement of women's rights at CSW58 17 April 2014 Flavia Fascendini

This GenderIT.org edition addresses the negotiations and bargaining in agreements during the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW58) around information and communication technologies and women’s rights, as well as the prospects for 2015, a key year for the women’s movement agenda. Despite the advances made, once again advocates had to focus their efforts on defending p...

Join us in a global conversation for a feminist internet #imagineafeministinternet
Join us in a global conversation for a feminist internet #imagineafeministinternet 07 April 2014 APC

Is a feminist internet possible? How has the internet shifted the way we understand power, politics, activism and agency? Join us in a global conversation on how the internet can strengthen and better facilitate feminist activism and what you think are key issues we need to engage with and interrogate to realise its transformative potential. Check out the Storify on the conversation! .

2014 ASEAN Civil Society Conference to address freedom of expression and women's human rights online
2014 ASEAN Civil Society Conference to address freedom of expression and women's human rights online 20 March 2014 Flavia Fascendini

The ASEA People’s Forum is holding its first ICTs related workshop co-organised by APC, EROTICS Indonesia, Women’s Legal and Human Rights Bureau, Inc, Myanmar ICT Development organization, and the Foundation for Media Alternatives. It will take place on 22 March in Myanmar, and will address issues such as freedom of expression, privacy, and women’s human rights in evolving dig...

Join the People Links digital gathering to discuss technology-related violence against women
Join the People Links digital gathering to discuss technology-related violence against women 14 March 2014 AL

Join us on Thursday 27 March to discuss technology-related violence against women and the tensions that exist between combating hate speech versus the right to freedom of expression with Erika Smith from APC’s Women’s Rights Programme.

Follow-up to Beijing: APC Women's Rights Programme at CSW58
Follow-up to Beijing: APC Women's Rights Programme at CSW58 26 February 2014 Flavia Fascendini

The APC Women’s Rights Programme will be present at the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, which will take place in New York on 10-21 March 2014. This year’s priority theme is “Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls”. Women’s and girls’ access to and participation in education, trainin...

In Conversation: Jennifer Radloff and Jan Moolman on technology-related violence against women
In Conversation: Jennifer Radloff and Jan Moolman on technology-related violence against women 16 January 2014 African Gender Institute

In this interview published by the African Gender Institute’s journal, Feminist Africa 18, Jennifer Radloff and Jan Moolman recount APC’s trajectory against tech-related VAW, starting in 1995 after hearing first-hand accounts of violence from women members and partners about misogynistic and violent threats.

Take Back the Tech! completes 2013 campaign on private and public spaces
Take Back the Tech! completes 2013 campaign on private and public spaces 20 December 2013 TBTT

Take Back the Tech! campaign just completed a successful campaign as part of 16 Days of Activism to End Gender Violence. This year’s campaign focused on how concepts of public and private affect ICTs and violence against women. Campaigners around the world led events, created eye-catching graphics and penned useful documents.

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