Urgent opposition to the Digital Trade Rules in the World Trade Organization

We join over 300 civil society groups urging WTO members to abandon their push for “e-commerce” negotiations proposed by Big Tech transnational corporations and focus urgently on transforming global trade rules for shared prosperity for all.


“If You Have Nothing To Hide, Then You Have Nothing To Fear!”: Why digital security is everyone’s issue

Earlier this year I attended a Digital Security workshop organized by Association for Progressive Communication and Point of View in Mumbai, India. This was my first workshop on digital security and, like most others in the group, I was clueless about my expectations. I was generally aware of the larger issues of surveillance, politics of big data and other issues of concerns in the digital world. However in my mind, these were hardly issues that would ever affect me. For a very long time, I thought that digital security does not concern me because there was hardly anything of relevance from my digital existence that was of any potential significance.  

AWID Condemns Online Attacks and Stands in Solidarity with the Association for Progressive Communications

We strongly condemn the recent online attacks targeting the #TakeBacktheTech and #ImagineAFeministInternet hashtags and associated initiatives during a tweet chat organized by the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Best Practice Forum on Countering Online Violence and Abuse.