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APC joins statement to Human Rights Council on protection of women human rights defenders

17 September 2014
(WHRD IC for APCNews)

APC and other member organisations of the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition sent a statement to

Internet censorship and surveillance in Turkey tighten days after IGF concludes in Istanbul

MONTREAL
16 September 2014
(ET for APCNews)

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) strongly co

Good Open Data. . . by design

An unprecedented number of individuals and organizations are finding ways to explore, interpret and use Open Data. Public agencies are hosting Open Data events such as meetups, hackathons and data dives.

Education & Technology in an Age of Pandemics (revisited)

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MOOCs -- massively open online courses of the sort that can simultaneously e

Better, Stronger, and Thankful: HIV Peer Counselor in the Dominican Republic Shares Impact of His Work

Alfredo Felix is a peer counselor with the Department of HIV at Jaime Mota Regional Hospital in Barahona, Dominican Republic. “I’ve always felt motivated to work in the community to inform people,” he says.

Fighting for Equal Access to Education in Kenya

Josephine Kulea considers herself lucky because she completed secondary school, college, and nursing school - opportunities that many girls in her Kenyan village did not have.

Joint civil society statement on privacy in the digital age

15 September 2014
(APCNews)

APC endorses statement submitted by Human Rights Watch at the 27th Session of the UN Human Rights Council on 11 September 2014.

Gender-Specific Election Violence: The Role of Information and Communication Technologies

The rising influence of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) has paralleled the rapid development of women’s political participation worldwide. For women entering political life or holding public positions, new ICTs are frequently used as tools of gender-specific electoral and political violence.

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