Meerim Ilyas to help Access Now Grants target support for digital rights activists at the front lines
We’re excited to welcome Meerim Ilyas to the Access Now Grants program’s Advisory Board, and to share her reflections on the human rights challenges we face and how funding organizations should respond.…14 October 2020
Community Voices: The Bachchao Project fights for gender rights online
The Bachchao Project is a techno-feminist collective working at the intersection of technology and gender rights, bridging the gap between tech developers and end users in at-risk communities. …28 August 2018
In the Philippines, GANDA Filipinas fights the culture of misogyny to let women and LGBTQI people speak out
Our interview with Naomi Fontanos, the executive director of Gender and Development Advocates Filipinas (GANDA), sheds light on how the organization works to strengthen the feminist and LGBTQI communities in The Philippines.…30 March 2018
In Egypt, expressing your sexuality online makes you a target for human rights abuse. That has to stop.
Authorities in Egypt are cracking down on the LGBTQI community, including online attacks that lead to arrest and torture. We must defend their fundamental rights.…9 November 2017