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Films to Fall Asleep

April 11, 2014
Media policy
"Development Films" may be hurting local film production.

 

Art Against Drones

April 6, 2014
Giant photos of children to discourage drone operators from attacking.

 

Landmark Bill in Brazil Protects Net Neutrality and Privacy on the Internet

March 25, 2014
Internet
EX culture minister, Gilberto Gil's petition for internet freedom bill. Moncau & Mizukami comment.

Women of Kibera at the UN Session on the Status of Women

March 24, 2014
Jane Anyango speaks about organizing women in Kibera, Kenya.

 

TAKE BACK THE TECH

March 20, 2014
Internet
Jac SM Kee on the need for women to become empowered


Published on Mar 12, 2014
The International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics spoke with Jac SM Kee, Manager of the Women's Rights Programme, Association for Progressive Communications at the event "ICTs and the Internet as Powerful Means in Advancing Women's Rights and Empowerment: Opportunities and Challenges".
March 12, 2014 New York at the 58th UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW58)

Papoleto Melendez Traces His History as a Puerto Rican in El Barrio

March 6, 2014
Art & Activism
Papo teaches poetry in schools and colleges. This is a class with students from Bainbridge College in South Georgia.

Lina Fruzzetti Speaks about the Scroll Painters of Naya

March 1, 2014
Art & Activism
Women in an Indian village paint scrolls for women's rights and HIV protection

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The First Portapak in Colombia

March 1, 2014
Video & Television
Clemencia Rodriguez discusses her work with CINEP in the mountains of Colombia.

Megaphone.net

February 17, 2014
Internet
Digital megaphones amplify the voices of marginalized communities

Since 2004, megafone.net has been inviting groups of people marginalized within society to express their experiences and opinions. Using mobile phones they create audio recordings, videos, text and images that are immediately published on the Web. Participants transform these devices into digital megaphones, amplifying the voices of individuals and groups who are often overlooked or misrepresented in the mainstream media.

FIGHT AGAINST MASS SURVEILLANCE

February 11, 2014
Internet
Privacy is a fundamental human right.