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.
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.
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.
Internet Democracy Project: Fighting gendered surveillance and access disparities in India
The Internet Democracy Project, based in New Delhi, documents how technology can deepen the scrutiny that women are subject to in the digital age, and fights back against gender-based restrictions to privacy and free expression.
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.
The gender of surveillance: how the world can work together for a safer internet
For gender equality by 2030, civil society and governments need to collaborate on preventing gendered surveillance.
Access Now responds to Special Rapporteur Kaye on “Content Regulation in the Digital Age”
Governments are coercing private internet intermediaries to police and regulate online content. Here’s how companies can meet their obligation to respect human rights.
How we spent $1 million for digital rights in 2017: empowering the grassroots across the globe
Here’s how the Access Now Grants program supported the grassroots in 2017.
How the Digital Rights Foundation is empowering women to defend their rights
Nighat Dad says the internet needs more women if we want a better future for everyone. Here’s how her organization is working to amplify their voices.
Internet shutdowns, gender, Net Neutrality, and more at the United Nations
Your guide to the digital rights issues under discussion at the 35th session of the U.N. Human Rights Council.