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Bridget Andere

Bridget Andere

Senior Policy Analyst

Bridget Andere is an Access Now Senior Policy Analyst. Her work at Access Now incorporates her expertise in various aspects of digital rights including data governance, digital identification, freedom of expression, and emerging technologies. She has worked in various capacities during her time at Access Now, including taking on transitional leadership roles. Before working at Access Now, Bridget worked in the private sector, gaining experience in commercial law, and civil and criminal litigation and specializing in corporate restructuring; she also worked as a research assistant for doctoral thesis supervision. She received her Llb. Laws degree from the University of Nairobi and her postgraduate diploma from the Kenya School of Law. She is a qualified Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and Commissioner of Oaths. Bridget is also a member of the arbitration body, CIArb. 
CBE Ethiopia

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia: stop public shaming, respect human rights

12 Jun 2024

Access Now and CARD are demanding the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) to stop the unlawful publication of customer’s data.

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Commercial Bank of Ethiopia: stop public shaming, respect human rights
12 Jun 2024
Commercial Bank of Ethiopia: stop public shaming, respect human rights
LGBTQ rights Uganda

Protect rights online and off: Uganda’s court upholds criminalization of LGBTQ+ advocacy

3 Apr 2024

The Constitutional Court of Uganda has upheld the Anti-Homosexuality Act, dealing a deadly blow to human rights.

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Protect rights online and off: Uganda’s court upholds criminalization of LGBTQ+ advocacy
3 Apr 2024
Protect rights online and off: Uganda’s court upholds criminalization of LGBTQ+ advocacy
Ghana’s anti-LGBTQ+ bill

President Nana Akufo-Addo must reject Ghana’s anti-LGBTQ+ bill

29 Feb 2024

Access Now condemns a move from the Ghanaian parliament to pass the Human Sexual Rights and Family Values Bill on 28 February.

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President Nana Akufo-Addo must reject Ghana’s anti-LGBTQ+ bill
29 Feb 2024
President Nana Akufo-Addo must reject Ghana’s anti-LGBTQ+ bill
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How governments can strengthen data protection in Africa

25 Jan 2024

Digitisation in Africa has led many countries to develop data protection laws. We explore ways to strengthen these frameworks.

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How governments can strengthen data protection in Africa
25 Jan 2024
How governments can strengthen data protection in Africa
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Strengthening data protection in Africa: key issues for implementation

25 Jan 2024

Access Now’s new publication on understanding the data protection framework in Africa

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Strengthening data protection in Africa: key issues for implementation
25 Jan 2024
Strengthening data protection in Africa: key issues for implementation
Belarus must keep it on!

Telegram in Kenya: keep people connected during national exams

20 Nov 2023

People in Kenya have the right to access information and communicate freely online — including through messaging applications like Telegram.

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Telegram in Kenya: keep people connected during national exams
20 Nov 2023
Telegram in Kenya: keep people connected during national exams
Belarus must keep it on!

Open letter: clarification on Telegram blocking in Kenya

20 Nov 2023

Civil society organizations demand authorities and telcos in Kenya to explain the blocking of Telegram.

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Open letter: clarification on Telegram blocking in Kenya
20 Nov 2023
Open letter: clarification on Telegram blocking in Kenya
TikTok

Joint statement on petition to ban TikTok in Kenya

24 Aug 2023

Kenya’s members of parliament must uphold freedom of expression and reject call to ban TikTok.

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Joint statement on petition to ban TikTok in Kenya
24 Aug 2023
Joint statement on petition to ban TikTok in Kenya
TikTok ban Kenya

Kenyan parliament must reject petition to ban TikTok

24 Aug 2023
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Kenyan parliament must reject petition to ban TikTok
24 Aug 2023
Kenyan parliament must reject petition to ban TikTok
Keep It On Gabon

Civil society statement: government of Senegal must stop escalating trend of normalizing internet shutdowns

16 Aug 2023

セネガル政府が最近のセネガルの政情不安に対応してインターネット遮断を武器化したことを非難し、当局がこの危険な検閲手段をエスカレートさせていることに終止符を打つよう要求する

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Civil society statement: government of Senegal must stop escalating trend of normalizing internet shutdowns
16 Aug 2023
Civil society statement: government of Senegal must stop escalating trend of normalizing internet shutdowns