Why internet shutdowns are even worse for women
As we mark International Women’s Day, we share what women around the world say about their experiences with internet shutdowns.
Watch: Access Now’s Joseph Steele addresses 75th United Nations General Assembly
In a U.N. meeting on protecting future generations in the digital era, Steele urged global stakeholders to cease exploitative data collection, renew the commitment to bring everyone meaningfully online, and stop internet shutdowns and unlawful censorship.
UPR review: Gender divide and the limitations to freedom of expression in Bolivia
Access Now joined Fundación Internet Bolivia and Derechos Digitales to report on the state of digital rights in the country.
Open letter to Michelle Bachelet, new High Commissioner for Human Rights
We identify six areas for digital rights in which the new U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights could have a key and definitive voice during her tenure.
At the United Nations, UPR surfaces threats to our digital ecosystem
In the current review cycle, we provide evidence on the human rights situation in Chile, New Zealand, Uruguay, Vietnam, and Yemen.
Saving the U.N. “Internet Resolution” from sharks circling in Geneva
The flaws in the consensus resolution show that those committed to human rights must engage even more deeply to ensure the most vulnerable are protected.