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School Gardens and Peer Educators Improve Nutrition in Rural Tajikistan

By Khosiyatkhon Komilova,
Communications specialist
February 13, 2019
These students are learning about soil management, crop rotation, safe drinking water, and much more.

“We can't just sit back and wait”: Indigenous, black and campesino communities in Colombia meet their own communications needs with community wireless network

The “digital divide” in Colombia is particularly wide in rural communities, since service coverage, especially cellular mobile service, is concentrated in urban centres.

New Project in Zambia Will Combat Gender-Based Violence, Expand Services for Survivors

February 11, 2019
In Zambia, IntraHealth International and our partners are working to end gender-based violence (GBV) and prevent the spread of HIV by promoting gender equity and human rights as part

Sexual assault in Ghana: How technology can help build visibility

In Ghana, sexual assault is vastly under-reported and there is a huge barrier in the police procedures for reporting crimes.

Meet Kimeltuwe, the hosts of @ActLenguas Twitter account for February 11-17, 2019

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Is it possible to decolonize the Commons? An interview with Jane Anderson of Local Contexts – Part 1

This article was written by Jennie Rose Halperin and originally appeared on the Creative Commons Blog. This first part in a two-part series is republished under a CC BY 4.0 license.

The rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association in the digital age: APC submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association

As an organisation that has worked at the intersections of human rights and technology for nearly three decades, APC welcomes the focus of the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association in his next re

APC member Open Culture Foundation: “Digital rights and internet freedom are still new concepts in Taiwan”

Open Culture Foundation is a non-profit organisation founded by members of Taiwan’s open source community.

Joint NGO report to UN Committee: Internet shutdowns in Cameroon violate economic, social and cultural rights

Ahead of Cameroon’s review by the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, APC, Access Now and Internet Sans Frontières submitted a joint shadow report encouraging the Committee to

What do we mean when we talk about a safer internet?

Safer Internet Day is celebrated on 5 February in over 100 countries around the world. But what are we actually talking about when we talk about a safer internet?

Cameroon: Parallel report to the 65th session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

This report focuses on the relationship between meaningful access to the internet and the enjoyment of economic, social and cultural rights in Cameroon, and in particular, the violation of these rights that come with internet shutdowns.
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