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What privacy and 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 of VAW rely on anonymity and privacy...
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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We are pleased to announce that Take Back the Tech! has been nominated for The Bobs Awards, the best in online activism. Since 2004, The Bobs awards honor bloggers, activists and journalists in 14 languages that champion the open exchange of ideas, freedom of expression and human rights on the...
SECTION J: PROMOTE ICT IN WOMEN'S RIGHTS What is the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women? The main focus of the session will be on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, including current challenges that affect its implementation and the achievement of gender...
The APC Women’s Rights Programme will be participating in the event since this space is very relevant to our work against violence against women, on women’s representation in media and online spaces, and on access and participation in the science and technology fields. We consider the...

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Este año culmina el plazo dado por la ONU para el cumplimiento de los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODM). Ocho propósitos que, en el período 1990-2015, buscan erradicar la pobreza extrema y el hambre, universalizar la educación primaria,...
Save the Children asegura que España es un país de tránsito y destino de niños y especialmente niñas víctimas de trata con fines de explotación sexual. Consideran que el Gobierno no lleva a cabo unas medidas adecuadas que cada vez que menores en...
“Feminismos indígenas y cosmovisión descolonial”, de Silvia Marcos Oaxaca.- “Feminismos indígenas y cosmovisión descolonial”, de la académica Silvia Marcos, es un libro que nos da una noción de lo que significó para las mujeres y para el...