Gendered impact of COVID-19 on women in Kibera

1 day 1 hour ago

Women living in informal settlements deal with everyday economic, political and social burdens that they need to overcome in order to create cohesion in their families and communities. Moreover, women are critical contributors to the survival of their households.

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Human rights online at the Human Rights Council 47th session

2 days 21 hours ago

The HRC will hold its 47th session in Geneva from 21 June to 13 July. APC considers the HRC sessions an important opportunity to influence the formulation of international standards on human rights online and to raise awareness regarding violations of human rights online in specific countries.

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Gender justice and the right to freedom of opinion and expression

6 days ago

In this response to the call by the Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression for contributions to the thematic report to be presented to the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, APC addresses the issue of gender justice and its intersection with these rights from a feminist lens.

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Queer lust and internet orgasms

1 week 1 day ago

In this piece, the author investigates how they witnessed alternative porn that in its core is feminist, queer and diverse on the internet.

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End the wave of digital censorship in India

1 week 5 days ago

APC joins with other civil society organisations to denounce the escalating situation of digital authoritarianism in India, including the efforts to intimidate web platforms into compliance with the government's censorship measures.

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APC statement on the suspension of Twitter services in Nigeria

2 weeks ago

APC joins in the condemnation of the suspension of Twitter services in Nigeria, and considers that this measure not only limits Nigerian citizens' exercise of their right to access information, but also other rights including freedom of expression, privacy, and freedom of assembly and association.

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