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Chad must end its year-long blackout of social media

APC joined African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) members and other organisations that work to promote freedom of expression offline and online across the globe to express deep concern about the shutdo

The Future of ICT4D is Digital Development

Our technology for development specialty is changing. Macro forces like reduced government funding and PEPFAR’s push to local organizations are intersecting with increased local capacity and robust commercial solutions, forcing us to consider a post-ICT4D world. This inspired a Technology Salon asking, “What does the future of ICT4D look like?”, where we had a lively...

The APC community’s work on access in 2018: Pushing for people-centred communications networks

How can we help people gain easy and affordable access to a free and open internet to improve their lives and create a more just world? This question has driven our work and strategic priorities for almost 30 years.

HRC40: States should defend environmental human rights defenders

As negotiations at the Human Rights Council enter their final phase, APC and over 150 other civil society organisations join ISHR's call on all states and civil society to use the remaining days to work towards the adoption of a strong resol

"Are You Ready?": New film explores how Myanmar's Article 66(D) affects freedom of expression

The short animated film narrates how Article 66(D) of the 2013 Telecommunications Law has been continuously used by the military and political parties to silence critics and dissenters of the government.

Turning from Tumblr: Where is sex positivity on the internet going?

The Tumblr porn ban reveals how laws in one country against sex trafficking can be used to police content online, which especially has an impact on queer, trans and other sexuality-related content.

Come work with us! APC is looking for a grant writer

APC is looking for an experienced grant writer to join our team. The selected candidate will be responsible for fundraising and resource mobilisation strategies.

IntraHealth Congressional Testimony Today to Urge Greater Investment in Frontline Health Workers Worldwide

March 12, 2019

Washington, D.C.

IntraHealth International’s senior advocacy and policy advisor, Vince Blaser, will deliver testimony to the US Congress today on the urgent need for greater focus on a

Free To Be Mobile: Ensuring that women, girls, queer and trans persons can inhabit digital spaces freely and fearlessly

APC member Point of View launches Free To Be Mobile, a publication that features ten stories of teenagers, women, trans and queer persons, and their experiences of digital violence.

Inside the Information Society: Measuring the impact of ICTs on sustainable development

If we’re worried about the volume of data that’s gathered about us every time we click a mouse or tap a smartscreen, surely there must be more than enough to tell us all we need to know about how the Information Society’s evolving. Not so, a

New index on racism against Palestinians on social media

Every 66 seconds a post inciting hatred against Palestinians was shared on social media platforms in 2018. Almost half a million calls for violent actions and racist slurs were registered.

Free To Be Mobile: New publication from Point of View

Point of View, an APC member organisation in India, celebrated International Women's Day on 8 March with the launch of its newest publication, Free To Be Mobile, as part of its mission to ensure that women, girls, queer and trans pe

HRC40: Oral statement highlighting the shrinking of civic space online

APC echoes the deep alarm expressed by the Secretary-General at the opening of this session over the shrinking of civic space online.
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