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Instaserfs: Precarious Employment in the New – and Old – Economy

(This summer, I’m going to publish some of my work on FOLD, the beautiful platform my student Alexis Hope is building. There’s a graphically enhanced version of this story there.)

Why planning isn’t everything: Embracing serendipity, chance and luck in the pursuit of social change

Each year, hundreds – if not thousands – of engaged students walk through the doors of schools, colleges and universities around the world eager to learn the art of social change. But is this the best approach? Does turning social entrepreneurship into an academic discipline give out the right message?

Meet Mali's First Female Talk Show Host

“When I look around me, I realize people need education and motivation to change their lives for the best,” says Nana Diaby, an entrepreneur and the first-ever female Malian television ta

APC welcomes appointment of UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy

17 July 2015
(APC for APCNews)

APC welcomes the appointment of Mr. Joseph Cannataci as the first United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy, which was announced on 3 July. Cannataci’s appointment is a historic step to address the right to privacy at the global level.

Stronger Health Systems Could End Abuse during Childbirth

When I volunteered in a maternity ward in the Philippines in September 2013, I had about 18 months’ experience under my belt as a midwife and a couple more years as nurse.

Imagine a Feminist Internet: The conversation is on!

PERGAMINO
17 July 2015
(Flavia Fascendini for APCNoticias)

The second Imagine a Feminist Internet meeting organised by the Association for Progressive Co

Whistleblowers need strong legal protections to protect them from retaliation

17 July 2015
(APC for APCNews)

APC submits a statement to UN special rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and

Availability: Keeping Contraceptives on the Shelves in Senegal

A 2011 public health survey in Senegal revealed a startling discrepancy: 43% of married Senegalese women told researchers that they wanted to avoid or postpone pregnancy.

The Draft Online Regulation Policy of the Film and Publication Board of South Africa would allow classification of user-generated content

15 July 2015
(APC for APCNews)

On 4 March 2015, the Film and Publication Board (FPB) gazetted the Draft Online Regulation Policy and opened it for public comment. In effect the policy would allow the FPB, at its discretion, to classify user-generated content on any online content platform.

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