Placing "gender" in disinformation

3 weeks 1 day ago

This report responds to APC's belief that it important to characterise gendered disinformation, because it relates to a specific type of violation of women’s and gender-diverse people’s rights, in particular their freedom of expression, which is not properly encapsulated by other concepts.

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Civil society organisations reject the criminalisation of the defence of digital rights and the misuse of the judicial system in the case of Ola Bini in Ecuador and demand respect for due process and human rights

1 month ago

The undersigned organisations express our concern and firm rejection of the multiple irregularities, illegalities and violations of due process observed in the case of Ola Bini, a programmer and human rights defender recently sentenced to a year in prison in Ecuador.

lori

Zimbabwe’s digital leap falls short in bridging access to justice gaps

1 month 1 week ago

The digitisation of Zimbabwe’s judiciary marks a significant stride forward in the nation’s digital transformation. However, there’s an immediate need for cross-sector collaboration to ensure that this advancement doesn’t restrict access to justice.

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lori

Bridging the digital divide: Insights from the Africa Community Networks Exchange

1 month 2 weeks ago

Community networks in Africa stand as beacons of innovation and resilience. Through a series of four webinars, Tanda Community Network along with APC and and Rhizomatica's LocNet initiative helped with capacity building and explored such networks' challenges, triumphs and how to support them in bridging the digital divide.

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Safety for Voices: Call for applications for subgrants

1 month 2 weeks ago

These subgrants are designed to support the development and implementation of holistic safety strategies, including research, advocacy and capacity building, through initiatives that explore the intersections between technology and land and environmental issues.

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lori

Why we need to rethink financing for connectivity to bridge the digital divide

1 month 3 weeks ago

Community-centred connectivity alternatives are offering reliable services at affordable costs in areas left behind by large telecommunications companies. But their journey shows why rethinking financing for connectivity is an important step towards bridging the digital divides.

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