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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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What began as a small fundraising drive in July 2017 for Kéfir, a feminist libre tech co-op, has transformed into exploring the importance of feminist infrastructure in Latin America. Tune into this ongoing conversation we will be nurturing here in the near future and join the fundraiser.   ...
Revisit to resist: Histories of the movement to end gender-based violence   Last year Take Back the Tech! celebrated our tenth anniversary, which got us thinking about the movement to end gender-based violence (GBV), from its beginnings in the early 90s with the start of 16 Days of Action...
In late May the Guardian released the Facebook Files, leaked internal documents revealing how the company moderates content. Many of us have long called for more transparency around Facebook's content moderation so we can better understand gender-based violence that happens on the platform and...

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In her third column, Samukelisiwe Mabaso explores how groups and people, artists and performers who are lesbian, gay, bisexual are using the internet and social media to spread messages about love, diversity,...
Magda Alberto. Foto: Bogotá Women's Secretariat Magda Alberto es una joven feminista y miembro del Grupo Asesor de la Sociedad Civil de la ONU en Colombia. Es una defensora y promotora del reconocimiento de las mujeres en el proceso de paz...
Los próximos 28 y 29 de septiembre se llevará a cabo en la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina, el “Taller CELAC-UE sobre Prevención de la Violencia de Género: Políticas de Prevención y Educación con varones”. Un encuentro internacional...