How Technology is Helping More Organisations Work From Home

Working from home has become a reality for many of us. With vast technology tools and resources available, keeping in touch with our teams, volunteers, CEO’s and beneficiaries while working remotely is easier than ever before. Whether it’s the Internet or phone we are using, the advances in technology makes it easier to efficiently conduct …

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Technology Safety Plan For Those Subjected To (And Survivors) Of GBV

Gender-based violence is very real in every community, even online communities. Technology is used by perpetrators to harass and abuse victims more and more. But used smartly, the same technology can be used to protect victims and empower survivors of GBV!   We (#Tech2EndGBV) looks at the ways in which one can use tech tools and guidelines to protect ourselves and victims and hopefully by sharing resources and knowledge, we …

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Online Safety

Online safety: striving to be safe on the internet and the act of maximizing a user’s awareness of personal safety and security risks to private information and property associated with using the internet, and the self-protection from computer crime. For women and girls who are less computer and internet literate it is as vital that they are educated on how to stay safe online as …

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Build A Better World With Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a broad set of global cloud-based products including compute, storage, databases, analytics, networking, mobile, developer tools, management tools, IoT, security and enterprise applications. These services help organisations move faster, lower IT costs, and scale. AWS is trusted by the tens of thousands of nonprofit organisations all over the word, to …

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Image-based Violence and Cyberbullying

For those unfamiliar with the term, image-based violence or revenge porn, refers to persons who maliciously share naked, nude or sexually explicit photos of someone else without their permission. It can be distributed via social media, text messages, emails or even uploaded onto pornographic websites. The intention is usually to humiliate someone, or gain financial …

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Digital Advocacy: Why Is It Important To Have a Strategy?

What is Digital Advocacy? Digital advocacy is the use of tech tools such as social media platforms and blogs to inform people of a cause. The main aim of a digital advocacy campaign is to influence the public’s notion towards policies or products, while educating them on how to get involved with change-making. Why, as …

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A Critical Survey for NGOs Responding to 2020

We need to hear your voice. Nonprofits face a unique moment in history. The intense challenges of 2020 are changing everything about how we fundraise, adapt, and use technology to serve our communities. This inflection point will shape everything we do for the next decade — and beyond. In the midst of this global crisis, …

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#Tech2EndGBV | A Digital Campaign to Educate Nonprofits on Technology Facilitated GBV

06 July 2020 – 06 August 2020 Technology-facilitated GBV is the action by one or more people that harms others based on their sexual or gender identity or by enforcing harmful gender norms. This action is carried out using the internet and/or mobile technology and includes stalking, bullying, sexual harassment, defamation, hate speech and exploitation. …

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How To Browse The Internet Safely

The internet has provided women the opportunity and space to have their say, react and voice opinions on patriarchy, opinions, and many other topics that they have never been able to speak out about before. Sadly, women can also experience online harassment, threats, racist and/or gender slandering which leaves them feeling violated and not able …

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