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FPIs emblemAre you a women’s rights or sexual rights activist who uses the internet to build your campaigns? Do you rely on the internet to access information on rights and reproductive health? Are you someone who uses social media to advocate,
organise and mobilise around gender, women’s rights or information rights issues in South Africa? If you have answered yes to any of these questions, this workshop is for you!

We believe that the internet is a potentially transformative space. Access to information and communications technologies (ICTs) has become central to social, political, economic, and cultural life. But, the internet is also a gendered space and women still remain among the largest proportion of citizens without access, privacy and freedom of expression online.

icts_toolkit_2015The workshop will be an opportunity to acquire new skills and knowledge around how the internet affects women and LGBTIQ persons, and how we can build a feminist internet that is inclusive and safe for all through our communication strategies. Come to be part of a network of activists who actively and collectively drive forward the agenda of bringing women and sexuality concerns to the forefront of our areas of work!

Transport to be provided from specific pick-up points in the greater Cape Town region.

Tea, coffee and lunch to be provided at the venue.

Please RSVP to Christy at women@womensnet.org.za or SMS ‘WORKSHOP’ and your name to 0636671944 no later than Monday 7 November.

This event is made possible through the UN Fund for Gender Equality and a fantastic partnership with Association of Progressive Communications (APC) and Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET).