What is take back the tech?

Take Back The Tech! is a collaborative campaign that takes place during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence (25 Nov - 10 Dec). It is a call to everyone - especially women and girls - to take control of technology to end violence against women.

Take back the tech! campaigns

  • Brazil
    Retome a tecnologia is a Brazilian campaign for activism, awareness-raising and appropriation of ICTs for the end of violence against women, inspired by Take Back the Tech.

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  • Mobile phones, especially now that even basic handsets incorporate camera and recording capabilities, are excellent tools for documenting violence and harrassers. At the same time, they can also be...


Build the campaign with your thoughts, ideas, words and imagination. Create and share digital postcards. Find out more about the reality of violence against women by watching digital stories. Blog with us. Upload and share video and audio clips. Create your own Take Back The Tech! campaign.


Digital stories

What can you do to end violence against women? Take Back The Tech!

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How does technology like the internet and mobile phones impact on violence against women? What can we do as users of technology to use it in activism? Take Back The Tech!