Entries by HER Internet

Consultative meeting with Facebook

HER Internet was part of a consultative meeting held by Pollicy on behalf of Facebook to understand how Facebook’s policies can better serve their user community and how to manage violating content on the platform. Specific discussions around the violence faced by public figures on their platform were held with the intention of enabling Facebook’s […]

Stakeholder’s Dialogue on the Challenges of Youth HRDs

HER Internet was part of a panel discussion on the various challenges faced by Youth Human Rights Defenders in the current shrinking civic environment in Uganda. This event was organized by Freedom House Uganda and was attended by several organizations working on human rights,the ambassador of the USA to Uganda and other key stakeholders in […]

CyberbullyingEndsNow! #NotTodayBully

HER Internet ran an anti-cyberbullying campaign for several weeks from June to August 2021. The ‘CyberbullyingEndsNow! #NotTodayBully’ campaign involved awareness raising activities online such as information dissemination using creative infographics and posters via all our social media platforms. It was within the above context that HER Internet held a dialogue on 12th/oct/2021 titled Cyber bullying […]

Panel at FIFAfrica 2021

The panel “Digital Rights Violations and Digital Security Practices in Africa” was a session where Pollicy and Paradigm Initiative presented Digital SafeTea and Ripoti, different tools towards digital security violations. It was also a forum to talk about the unique digital security challenges groups like journalists, politicians and LGBTQIA+ people face, and the importance of […]

Digital Security Conference 2021

Our Executive Director moderated a virtual panel addressing the impact of digital inequalities and entrenched exclusion on the representation and participation of minorities, and disenfranchised communities in a digital and data driven tech-society at the Digital Security Conference 2021. The panelists were representatives of organisations working towards digital inclusion and a feminist internet namely; • […]

Digital Security Clinic

In commemoration of Women Human Rights Defender’s day, the Women Human Rights Defenders Network-Uganda (WHRDN-U) brought together collectives, groups, organisations and other entities together to launch the Safety and Security guidelines for WHRDs in Uganda under the Spotlight Initiative by UN Women. At this space, HER Internet set up a digital security clinic where participants […]

CyberBullyingEndsNow Campaign

HER Internet ran an online campaign under the hashtags CyberBullyingEndsNow #nottodaybully and #HERONLINESAFETY. This campaign ran across all our social media platforms; Facebook, Twitter and Instagram during the months of June, July and August 2021. Stop Cyberbullying Day is recognized every 3rd Friday of the month of June each year to celebrate and promote a […]

UPR Shadow report: LBQ loose Network

In collaboration with CREA world and Sexual Rights Initiative (SRI), The Uganda LBQ women Loose network in July 2021 submitted the first-ever LBQ women UPR shadow report to the UPR council highlighting the Human Rights concerns of LBQ women in Uganda. A launch event was therefore held to officially introduce this report to the public […]