* A call to everyone - especially grrls and women - to take control of ICTs and consciously use it to change power relations between men and women. * For 16 Days (Nov 25 ? Dec 10), to enable users to employ ICTs for activism against VAW (Violence Against Women).
Why Take Back The Tech?
* Reclaiming women?'s critical participation and contribution to ICTs (e.g. Ada Lovelace, Grace Hopper?) * Echoing the "Take Back The Night" campaign * Online Spaces - Right To Move Freely Without Harassment or Threat to Safety * Right to Shape, Define, Participate, Use, Share
What are the goals of this action?
* To raise awareness about the way ICTs is connected to VAW. * To provide simple strategies on how incidences of VAW can be minimised online. * To generate a discourse around the connections between ICTs and VAW in online and offline spaces. * To build a community that will continue to strategise around eliminating VAW through, and in ICTs spaces
a iniciativa é do programa de apoio a redes de mulheres da associaçao para o progresso da comunicaçao, apc.