Podcast #9b Online and Digital Activism: The Good, Bad and the Ugly!*
This is part two of the podcast episode about "Online and Digital activism" with Phillip and Charity. You'll find more answers to what it i…
Whether it's opinions on fostering digital human rights - or simply the valuable lessons learned along the way, here is the Digital Human Rights Lab's round-up of the this month's most interesting articles and stories.
Whether it's opinions on fostering digital human rights - or simply the valuable lessons learned along the way, here's a round-up of the past month's most interesting articles and stories.
The internet can accelerate a more peaceful world for women – or chip away at their rights. But online activism isn’t without risk for women. Online threats have led to physical ones, demonstrating the real-world consequences of online activity.
Freedom of expression has fallen to its lowest score since 2009 and now stands at 50/100. The Global Expression Report is ARTICLE 19’s most comprehensive, data-based report that tracks freedom of expression across the world. Unfortunately, Uganda is featured among the countries experiencing significant declines in expression.
The Hawaiian State Commission on the Status of Women released a unique attempt at using a feminist lens to build an economy that is more cognizant of the marginalized. It responds to four main questions: How should your state find money to deal with the hole it’s in? How can we stimulate jobs? What should we spend the funding on? And what would a better, more resilient economy look like?”
Together with the Ministry of ICT, Unwanted Witness has unveiled the inaugural annual “Privacy Scorecard”. The Privacy Scorecard is a monitoring tool that will be used to provide Ugandans with critical information on how different personal data collectors/processors comply with the Data Protection and Privacy Act, 2019.
Remote working is a working style that allows one to work from anywhere away from the traditional workspace. It has helped millions of businesses survive and stay afloat during this crisis. Should remote working be considered in the long run?
BarefootLaw, ThinVoid and WOUGNET held a workshop in the eastern town of Jinja, to train organisations on data collection, disposal and protection in line with the laws of Uganda. This work is done under the Cyber Laws Community of Practice (CoP)
Every month, we collate the very best opportunities, tips and resources for digital human rights practitioners in our community.
HRW Film Festival presents its first digital expansion to audiences in seven countries in eastern Africa, showing free films November 9-13, 2020. The films and panel discussions will be accessible online to audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, and Ethiopia.
As part of the awareness campaign for their COVID-19 Human Rights Violations Tracker, SRI - Uganda shall hosting a webinar on Zoom and broadcast on their Facebook page. Register here to be part of it.
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