Feminist Talk

Posted by Gaby Sanchez and Sekoetlane Phamodi on 2017-12-02

  ​Gaby Sanchez is an independent accessible content strategist specialising in the intersectional issues of disability and other forms of structural oppression as they manifest in the South African context. Sekoetlane Phamodi is a South African activist who works at the intersections of social justice, strategic communications and the law.    November is Disability Rights Month in...

Posted by Sekoetlane Phamodi on 2017-11-28

Written by Sekoetlane Phamodi, a South African activist who works at the intersections of social justice, strategic communications and the law.  "Our greatest quality, in the resistance,” she said, gently, to me on the front porch of her garden cottage in Kensington, having our morning coffee and smoke, “is our boundless capacity to imagine another world, in spite of how much patriarchal power...

Posted by Erika Smith from the APC Womens’ Right Programme and Kéfir, feminist Latin American libre tech cooperative on 2017-08-01

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.    You can also check out the “From steel to skin” manifesto that Vedeta member Fernanda Monteiro and...

Posted by Erika Smith in collaboration with Fungai Machirori on 2017-04-28

When you receive calls at all hours from women desperate to get intimate photos shared without consent taken offline, it's a relief to hear about Facebook's latest move to address the distribution of non-consensual intimate images. Finally! Technical solutions to social problems seldom make a good fit, even in a digitally layered world, so here is our take on some pluses and limitations of...

Posted on 2017-03-15

Colnodo: Take Back The Tech! campaign 2016   Supporting women in ICT use, talking about their rights, and developing formative processes with communities to create digital enviroment free of violence against women is a bet from Colnodo, as a transverse axis in all its work.    In this new version of the campaign, we developed sensitazion activities and tranining sessions with...

Posted on 2016-11-08

As part of the 2016 campaign for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, we are celebrating 10 years of Take Back the Tech! through an interactive timeline that charts our collective history. Tell us how you campaigned for Take Back the Tech!   Send us inspired moments from your campaign work, such as the time you: Started a local campaign or first participated in the global...

Posted by DominemosTICMX on 2016-02-09

Este año, como parte del proyecto Basta de violencia: derechos de las mujeres y seguridad en Internet, Dominemos la Tecnología en México está dedicando esfuerzos a la reflexión sobre dos campos en los temas de la violencia de género en las TIC: privacidad y enganche, y pornovenganza.   Pronto estaremos compartiendo con ustedes la información y los materiales resultantes de este esfuerzo,...

Posted on 2015-12-08

This year for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, we wanted to amplify the voices of women around the world on this subject. Most of our stories focus on technology-related violence or how technology is used to counter violence against women. Although we frequently see stories on technology and violence in the media today, they often focus on the US and the UK. But women all over the...

Posted on 2015-10-13

12 October 2015: Since Friday, 9 October 2015, a mounting online attack has been launched against the Twitter hashtag #TakeBacktheTech and associated initiatives.   Take Back the Tech! was launched in 2006 by a group of young women in Southeast Asia in response to an increasing recognition that emerging ICT developments like mobile phones and geolocation software were used to extend the...