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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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Inspiradas en el estilo uruguayo que siempre tuvo prevalencia masculina, Modestia Aparte se formó en 2012 pero recién el año pasado, para el Encuentro Nacional de Mujeres, se definió como feminista y reprogramó su espectáculo Desencantadas, para des...
Hace muchos años, cuando era hippie y viajaba por Oriente Medio, la neoyorkina Joanne Sandler comenzó a detectar cómo múltiples violencias afectaban a las mujeres aunque estas provinieran de diversos contextos, en distintos puntos del mapa. Fueron...
La periodista Mónica G. Prieto, con más de 20 años de experiencia como corresponsal de guerra, acaba de publicar con Maruja Torres ‘Contarlo para no olvidar’, una conversación entre ambas sobre sus vidas reporteando. Mónica G. Prieto. / Foto: Javier...