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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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Can you believe it's been a decade since Take Back the Tech! was first launched? Over the years, thousands of people have come together from countries around the world to use ICT to prevent violence against women. We have all benefited from the ideas and actions of women and girls in more than 30...
Are you attending the AWID Forum this coming September in Brazil? Take Back the Tech will be there for a one-day pre-event on September 7 - right before the forum starts. The event is called Imagine a Feminist Internet and is open to women's rights activists and techies who are interested in...
We've been working on a new collaboration with Luchadoras, a weekly TV show that hosts feminist activists in Mexico. In partnership with Luchadoras and La Sandía Digital, we are 2016 Womanity Award finalists, joining forces to tackle violence against women through ICTs. Check out our video below.

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Foto: Chila Las mujeres Wayuu son consideradas como “seres de fronteras” que interceden con el mundo espiritual como chamanes, en la esfera políticas como interlocutoras y voceras y en lo comercial al salir a vender lo recolectado y producido en la...
Durante todos estos años, las mujeres colombianas han insistido en que ellas no quieren que otros busquen la paz por ellas, ellas quieren estar en la mesa, participar en la paz. Sin embargo, su liderazgo y contribución en la construcción de la paz...
Fotos: Daniel Andana A sus 46 años, Lina Gálvez presume de torear en todas plazas, dice ser consciente de que muchas veces pide "la luna" y se muestra segura de hay que dirigirse sobre todo "a los no convencidos". Catedrática de Historia e...