After the election of Jair Bolsonaro as president, Brazilian social media became an increasingly fertile ground for the exercise of public violence. This article focuses on two episodes that illustrate social media engagement with homophobic hate speech uttered by or attributed to Bolsonaro.
Feminist internet research is messy and conducting meta-research on feminist internet research is even messier. This critically reflective article argues that the messiness of research is not something to shy away from but rather to embrace.
"Feminist by Design", an edition of the APRIA journal, is ambitious in its title and aims. It showcases research journeys, findings and feminist intentions, bringing together a diverse group of researchers from around the world who were part of the Feminist Internet Research Network.
APC has been working towards imagining and making a feminist internet by building and strengthening networks of researchers, activists and others. This paper aims to assess feminist internet research on internet governance and policy, with a particular focus on scholarship in the global South.
A group of women set up a community network in an area without internet connectivity in Brazil – the Terra Seca quilombo community. These are their reflections while conducting a participatory research process on community networks through an intersectional feminist lens.
Meet the International Association of Women in Radio and Television - Kenya (IAWRT-K), a Nairobi-based chapter of the global non-profit and one of the recent additions to the APC member network.
Mythri Prabhakara recounts her personal experience of navigating the digital space and learning about digital security in a world filled with neurotypical upper-caste people in authority.
Four Black women in Brazil share their insights on the impact of internet, communication and information technologies towards achieving social and environmental justice.
This resource guide was developed by APC member Pollicy as a means of supporting feminist and women's rights organisations to get involved in digital rights movements.
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Feminist Internet Research Network (FIRN) website. The site's goal is to gather in one place the results of FIRN research projects, which aim to provide evidence to drive change in internet policy and law, and a feminist approach to internet rights.