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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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February 23, 2017, marks the first Distributed Denial of Women. Women and non-binary persons in tech are going on strike to protest discrimination and harassment in the IT sector. If you don't work in tech, you can show solidarity by staying offline that day. Don't tweet, post, email, shop or chat...
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...
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...

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If an object has a chip, it becomes smart, and by extension our houses become smarter - and so do our cities, hospitals, toys, phones. But what about the inventors, the creators, the owners, the users of all...
Como parte de nuestra serie de perfiles de afiliadxs de AWID, hoy Ngozi Cole comparte su trayectoria de vida y cómo forjó su identidad como feminista. Mis recuerdos alegres más tempranos son estar sobre la espalda de mi madre. La calidez acogedora...
© UN/L. Abassi ¿Quién puede ser designado candidato? Las personas, instituciones u organizaciones que hayan contribuido eficazmente al fomento de la educación de las niñas y las mujeres. Las candidaturas deben guardar relación con un proyecto cuya...