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Brave, Creative and Resilient: The State of Young Feminist Organizing

FRIDA The Young Feminist Fund launched at the 2016 AWID international Forum, an exclusive research that analyzed young feminist-led organizing from more than 1500 organizations around the world, over three years.

(Re)coding power: Hacking, occupying and creating a feminist internet

Feminists disrupt systems, spaces, events that oppress, violate and exclude us from living freely, expressing our desires and creating alternative, safe and realised lives. The internet is a space, a platform, a digital connector that we are increasingly using to agitate, communicate and mobilise. As state surveillance of activists increases, misogynist trolls play out their violences, companies mine our data and invade our privacy, we need to disrupt and claim the Internet!

Source: AWID Forum

(Re)coding power: Hacking, occupying and creating a feminist internet

Feminists disrupt systems, spaces, events that oppress, violate and exclude us from living freely, expressing our desires and creating alternative, safe and realised lives. The internet is a space, a platform, a digital connector that we are increasingly using to agitate, communicate and mobilise. As state surveillance of activists increases, misogynist trolls play out their violences, companies mine our data and invade our privacy, we need to disrupt and claim the Internet!

Source: AWID Forum

(Re)coding power: Hacking, occupying and creating a feminist internet

Feminists disrupt systems, spaces, events that oppress, violate and exclude us from living freely, expressing our desires and creating alternative, safe and realised lives. The internet is a space, a platform, a digital connector that we are increasingly using to agitate, communicate and mobilise. As state surveillance of activists increases, misogynist trolls play out their violences, companies mine our data and invade our privacy, we need to disrupt and claim the Internet!

Source: AWID Forum

Tracking the money for women’s economic empowerment: still a drop in the ocean

Women’s economic empowerment – defined as women’s capacity to contribute to and benefit from economic activities on terms which recognize the value of their contribution, respect their dignity and make it possible for them to negotiate a fairer distribution of returns – is a prerequisite for achieving gender equality and building inclusive and prosperous societies.

Mid-Term Report of the African Women's Decade 2010-2020

"MEWC’s Annual Review of the AWD evaluates the progress, or lack thereof, being made to include and promote the rights of women at country, regional, and Pan-African levels.

Disability Rights Fund Releases Second 2016 Request for Proposals

Deadline: 18 August 2016

The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) announces its second 2016 grants round, “CRPD at 10: Accessing the Right to Development.” Grantmaking in this round will be targeted to disabled persons’ organizations (DPOs) in Bangladesh, Pacific Island Countries, Rwanda, and Uganda.

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Disability Rights Fund Releases Second 2016 Request for Proposals

Deadline: 18 August 2016

The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) announces its second 2016 grants round, “CRPD at 10: Accessing the Right to Development.” Grantmaking in this round will be targeted to disabled persons’ organizations (DPOs) in Bangladesh, Pacific Island Countries, Rwanda, and Uganda.

Source: Disability Rights Fund Read more

Users: A Challenge for Digital Technologies

Users of technology can be 'erased' in the process of development of technology; at the same time, user lack of competence is cited as the reason for their inability to use technology effectively. Drawing from recent empirical findings of research, workshops, and current examples, this post discusses difference, diversity and technology.

Source: AWID Forum

Users: A Challenge for Digital Technologies

Users of technology can be 'erased' in the process of development of technology; at the same time, user lack of competence is cited as the reason for their inability to use technology effectively. Drawing from recent empirical findings of research, workshops, and current examples, this post discusses difference, diversity and technology.

Source: AWID Forum