Human rights online at the Human Rights Council 49th session

2 months 2 weeks ago

The Human Rights Council (HRC) held its 49th session in Geneva from 28 February to 1 April. During a long session that covered five weeks, the Council discussed important country situations and thematic issues on the intersections between human rights and technology. 

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lori

Local Access: Can community networks bring hope in times of crisis?

2 months 3 weeks ago

In a life-changing global pandemic, community-rooted initiatives became their own powerhouse of resistance against the risks and inequalities exacerbated by COVID-19. Welcome to the 45th monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks and community-based initiatives.

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deborap

Inside the Digital Society: Digital (in)equality

2 months 3 weeks ago

A poor understanding of digital inequality continues to lead to inadequate and counterproductive policies. This column discusses six themes that could improve policymakers’ understanding of the nuances behind this persistent inequality and disconnect.

Gaurav

White paper on feminist internet research

3 months ago

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.

cathy

Cybernorms: Do They Matter IRL (In Real Life)?

3 months ago

Although multilateral forums including the United Nations have made some progress in identifying norms, rules and principles to guide responsible state behaviour in cyberspace, applying agreed norms to "real life" throws up challenges of interpretation and enforcement.

lori

How can we address gendered disinformation?

3 months 1 week ago

How can we address disinformation and its impact on women and gender-diverse people? This was the focus of APC's campaign for International Women's Day 2022.

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cathy
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