Non-consensual intimate imagery: An overview

Rohini Lakshané

Take Back the Tech! is proud to present this overview paper regarding non-consensual intimate imagery (NCII) by Rohini Lakshané.  It unpacks definitions, the impact on survivors/victims, how morality and victim-blaming is often interwoven in responses, the difficulty of action, types of legislation (and limits) to address it, and, importantly, resources for take-down and coping with NCII.

Notes for a more inclusive internet: Alt Text as poetry

Florencia Goldsman
In the context of creating feminist infrastructures, a call from the feminist collective Numun Fund sparked the creation of a workshop “Talking heads: creative translation of images for a feminist internet”, a space guided by feminist exploration that sought to make the internet more inclusive and focuses on the needs of people living with vision disabilities.  In this article, we summarise the highlights of what we learned in the sessions.

Assessing Risk in Campaigns: a Webinar with the Engine Room

Florie Dumas-Kemp

In October 2019, student protests ignited in Chile, the first was in response to an increase in transport fares in the capital. The movement rapidly gained momentum. It was a revolt against increasingly extreme inequalities, privatisation and neo-liberalism. Government repression was not long in coming: a state of emergency, curfews, internet shutdowns, censorship on social networks, police repression.


How have internet technologies changed in the past decade? How have these changes affected the way we engage, relate, organise and take action?
Take Back the Tech! started as the seed of an idea in 2006, recognising the need to reclaim women's historical contribution to technology development and to counter the growing expression of gender-based violence through information and communications technologies (ICTs).