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Photo by Jon Feinstein What privacy & anonymity have to do with tech-related VAW Anonymity and digital privacy are a critical part of human rights, but they are also connected to cyber crime, such as fraud, identity theft, cyber stalking, bullying, phishing and trolling. Survivors...
What data storage has to do with tech-related VAW Dealing with incidents of tech-related violence involves reporting, investigating and collecting evidence. Collecting data is critical, as tech-related VAW is an increasing but under-analysed issue due to lack of valuable data. Record-keeping can...
Why it's important to know how to talk to survivors People who are not trained to talk to survivors often say the wrong thing even when they mean well. Some people do not understand that violence online is equal to, and sometimes has an even greater impact than, violence offline. Survivors often...

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This Valentine's Day we want to send love to Take Back the Tech! campaigners around the world. From app development in Colombia and women rocking IT in Bosnia-Herzegovina to digital stories in Kenya and comics in the Philippines, we've been working together for ten years to use technology to...
Image credit: Devon Buchanan, Flickr CC As a woman or non-binary person, have you faced discrimination in the tech industry? How did you find support? Did the experience change you? What advice do you have for other women, queer, and non-binary folks – or for the IT sector to help them get their...
This teaser was made in preparation for Take Back the Tech!'s 10th anniversary video, which will be released soon. Made by Sandia Digital, participatory video producers who are also Take Back the Tech! campaigners in Mexico, as part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence in 2016.

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Amandine Gay, artista-actriz, investigadora y realizadora afrofeminista, se toma un momento para hablar de su nuevo largometraje documental, “Speak Up/ Make Your Way (2016)”el cual compila conversaciones con veinticuatro mujeres negras...
Foto: Tomada de Vanity Fair. La lucha por la igualdad de los derechos de las mujeres parece una batalla que no acaba. Sí, ha habido avances en las últimas décadas, algunos más drásticos, otros más sutiles, pero en general parece una pelea arraigada...
La última súper chica Marvel en estelarizar historieta propia se llama América Chávez, aka Miss América, y es una joven queer latina que, además de viajar a otras dimensiones y luchar contra hordas alienígenas, busca derribar muros y aniquilar...