On a trip to South Africa towards the end of the year I was fortunate enough to come across several organisations which are using tech to empower and connect women across South Africa and beyond.
Organisation: Tactical Tech
One of the things about going to tech conferences, but not being a techie, is that many of the resources, tools and websites people talk about are new to me. And in a world that produces so much data and new tech innovation, it can be hard to keep up with what’s going on.
Back in 2011, we awarded a grant to Tactical Tech to enable them to support human rights activists to make more effective use of technology in their work. Since that time, they’ve been involved in a number of exciting developments. I recently caught up with Becky at Tactical Tech who gave me an update on […]
Organised by Bond, held at CAFOD and with guest speakers from Tactical Technology and Indigo-funded FrontlineSMS, Incorporating ICT into Southern Advocacy was an afternoon of participatory workshops aimed at those in the international development community. The afternoon touched on issues as diverse as the power of social media, the role of mobiles and crowdsourcing technologies and the use of […]