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Making a feminist internet: Movement building in a digital age in Africa

The APC Women's Rights Programme is organising a four-day "Making a feminist internet: Movement building in a digital age in Africa" convening from 28 to 31 October 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Interested?

True Potential of Global Impact Investing on International Development

TechSoup recently hosted a Technology Salon asking What is the True Potential of Global Impact Investing? with 30 social impact leaders from diverse backgrounds in the corporate, philanthropic, and nonprofit sectors. We discussed what impact investing means for nonprofits, philanthropists, and investors and for our ability to make change together. It was a unique chance...

The internet as we see it: Gendered perceptions from Pakistan

This study attempted to conduct an in-depth examination of the perceptions of male and female internet users about the positive and negative effects of internet activity in Pakistan.

How do gender and technology intersect in Pakistan?

The intersection of gender and technology in Pakistan is the focus of the latest instalment of the SheConnects series of Digital Rights Monitor articles and a new report published by APC member organisation Media Matters for Democracy (MMfD)

Mapping Smallholder Farmers in Indonesia to Inform Agriculture Policies

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APC at APrIGF: Highlighting the importance of a human rights-based approach to internet governance

APC and its members played a key role at this year's Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) in Vladivostok, Russia, organising, moderating and speaking at a range of plenary sessions and workshops throughout the event.

Philanthropy and the hand-off – what happens if government can’t scale social experiments?

My friend and (lucky for me) boss Joi Ito has an excellent essay in Wired which considers the challenges of measuring the impact of philanthropy. For Joi, one of the key problems is that social problems are complex, and the metrics we use to understand them too simple.

Meet the AfriSIG alumni in the outgoing Internet Governance Forum Multistakeholder Advisory Group

The African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) aims to develop the leadership skills of Africans from diverse sectors and backgrounds to enable them to effectively participate in local, regional and international internet governance str

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 20

Welcome to the 20th monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks.
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