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APC at the 2015 IGF

3 November 2015
(APC for APCNews)

APC is mobilising for the 10th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in João Pessoa, Brazil on 10–13 November 2015.

Uganda’s Data Revolution: Mobile Data to Support Statistics

Pulse Lab Kampala will host an upcoming "Mobile Monday" meet up, focusing on the topic of how mobile data can support statistics.

Global Pulse Data Privacy Advisory Group Annual Meeting Recap

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The Global Pulse Data Privacy Advisory Group Annual Me

What technology-for-conservation might learn from technology-for-development

Although the majority of my more recent work has sat in the ‘global development’ bucket, much of my early interest lay in conservation. Before I stumbled into the world of mobiles-for-development (m4d) I was helping with biodiversity surveys in Uganda and running primate sanctuaries in Nigeria, and focusing my academic studies on the role of anthropologists in the creation of national parks.

Big Data Good Data 2015

(Madrid, Spain) The seventh edition of the series ‘Science of Networks’ will focus on the use of Big data for the welfare of society. People produce big data everyday and various service providers use that for better marketing.

APC at the 2015 IGF: Event coverage

30 October 2015
(APC for APCNews)

Follow APC at the 2015 IGF online

India's gender digital divide: women and politics on Twitter

The report highlights how women who take up space online, particularly when it involves politically charged issues, are often treated as
trespassers in a male space. In response to gender-based abuse and harassment, some prominent female bloggers and activists have chosen to delete their accounts.

The technological revolution and its impact on gender relations with a special focus on India and Africa

There is mixed evidence on the empowering or disempowering potential of ICTs for women. New technologies clearly seem to have the potential of removing women-specific barriers to participation and organisation and leveling centuries-old gender inequality.

In Kenya, One Mother's Struggle for an HIV-Free Family

Ruby cuddles her baby, ignoring our attention as we prepare for the interview. Her baby is healthy and free of the life-threatening HIV virus.
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