Strengthening civil society’s defenses: Digital Security Helpline hits 10,000 cases
The Digital Security Helpline is a lifeline that supports at-risk groups and individuals from civil society. Read “Strengthening civil society’s defenses: what Access Now’s Digital Security Helpline has learned from its first 10,000 cases.”
Six Latin American activist organizations you can support for International Women’s Day
On International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the hard work of six activist organizations in Latin America that are making digital spaces safer for women during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.
In Tunisia, 45 organizations speak out against Instagram hate campaign targeting the LGBTQ community
A coalition of organizations including Mawjoudin, Damj, and Access Now are asking Instagram and others to stand in solidarity with the LGBTQ community in the face of hatred and violence on the platform.
Digital Security Helpline: In 2020, LGBTQ groups are facing more online harassment than ever
According to our stats so far in 2020, LGBTQ people are experiencing more incidents of online harassment, attacks on their accounts, and censorship.
Voices from MENA during Pride: sharing our stories, staying secure together
Facebook in the era of #EnaZeda: A toxic or liberating platform for women?
Thousands of women have shared their stories as part of the #EnaZeda campaign, Tunisia’s version of #MeToo. For International Women’s Day, we are sharing lessons on the potential and limitations of social media for amplifying women’s voices and catalyzing the movement for equality in the digital era.
New wave of online attacks in Nicaragua puts opposition voices at risk of physical violence
Our Digital Security Helpline has observed increasingly sophisticated online attacks against activists and journalists. We’re offering help.
LGBTQI communities: proud and secure online
During Pride Month, we celebrate the many activists, journalists, human rights defenders, and community members who have helped to build a more equal and rights-respecting world, often at great personal sacrifice.
Acoso.Online: Supporting victims of online harassment across Latin America
As part of a series to celebrate Women’s History Month, we spoke to Acoso.Online about the critical work the organization is doing.