Feminist Talk

Posted by Erika Smith in collaboration with Fungai Machirori on 2017-04-28

When you receive calls at all hours from women desperate to get intimate photos shared without consent taken offline, it's a relief to hear about Facebook's latest move to address the distribution of non-consensual intimate images. Finally! Technical solutions to social problems seldom make a good fit, even in a digitally layered world, so here is our take on some pluses and limitations of...

Posted on 2017-03-15

Colnodo: Take Back The Tech! campaign 2016   Supporting women in ICT use, talking about their rights, and developing formative processes with communities to create digital enviroment free of violence against women is a bet from Colnodo, as a transverse axis in all its work.    In this new version of the campaign, we developed sensitazion activities and tranining sessions with...

Posted on 2016-11-08

As part of the 2016 campaign for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, we are celebrating 10 years of Take Back the Tech! through an interactive timeline that charts our collective history. Tell us how you campaigned for Take Back the Tech!   Send us inspired moments from your campaign work, such as the time you: Started a local campaign or first participated in the global...

Posted by DominemosTICMX on 2016-02-09

Este año, como parte del proyecto Basta de violencia: derechos de las mujeres y seguridad en Internet, Dominemos la Tecnología en México está dedicando esfuerzos a la reflexión sobre dos campos en los temas de la violencia de género en las TIC: privacidad y enganche, y pornovenganza.   Pronto estaremos compartiendo con ustedes la información y los materiales resultantes de este esfuerzo,...

Posted on 2015-12-08

This year for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, we wanted to amplify the voices of women around the world on this subject. Most of our stories focus on technology-related violence or how technology is used to counter violence against women. Although we frequently see stories on technology and violence in the media today, they often focus on the US and the UK. But women all over the...

Posted on 2015-10-13

12 October 2015: Since Friday, 9 October 2015, a mounting online attack has been launched against the Twitter hashtag #TakeBacktheTech and associated initiatives.   Take Back the Tech! was launched in 2006 by a group of young women in Southeast Asia in response to an increasing recognition that emerging ICT developments like mobile phones and geolocation software were used to extend the...

Posted on 2015-10-08

Contribute to IGF Best Practice Forum Report on Online VAW, 9 Oct at 14 GMT   We are working with the Best Practice Forum to develop a comprehensive report on online VAW, which will be presented at the Internet Governance Forum 2015 as a best practice guideline, and we want your input. You can participate in the following ways: Join the Twitter conversation on 9 October at 14 GMT...

Posted on 2015-08-12

Just Associates (JASS) Southern Africa, the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and Women'sNet are very pleased to announce the launch of a new resource: ICTs for Feminist Movement Building: Activist Toolkit   Across the world, women are using information and communication technologies (ICTs) to support rights agendas, tell their own stories and challenge emerging issues in...

Posted by Brindusa Luciana Grosu - YouAct member, Romania on 2014-12-10

If you know how to use the technology, you can avoid becoming a victim. Before speaking out, it is important to take your time to understand the way the Internet works.   1. If you intended to be anonymous, stay anonymous. In the online world the mere desire of remaining anonymous is not enough to keep your identity safe and hidden. It is not only about avoiding to sign a post or article...