Systems mapping is an important element of any strategy for systemic change. Since systems are made up of a complex web of forces and relationships, and underpinned by mental models (values, beliefs and assumptions), then “mapping” these forces, relationships and mental models can be a key step towards developing an understanding of the system you want to change and developing effective strategies to shift it. This guide dives into three tools that can be used for this purpose as part of a campaign design process: system maps, network maps and narrative power analysis.
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Cyberwomen is a digital security curriculum with a holistic and gender perspective, aimed at offering trainers with tools to provide in-person learning experiences to human rights defenders and journalists working in high-risk environments. The guide is geared towards both professional trainers and those who want to learn how to train others on their digital protection, and include gender considerations as they do so.
Bypass Censorship addresses the issue of censorship affecting audiences globally by connecting people to effective tools that make it possible for them to access the Internet and the vital information they need.
You have a right to exist safely in digital spaces. Although we have to rely on outside parties for technology to access these spaces, there are tons of helpful tools and strategies that allow you to take greater control of your digital life and mitigate the risk of malicious threats. We’ll walk through common areas of digital life such as web browsing, private data, and smartphones to show you different ways that you can implement as much or little security as you’re comfortable with. You have power to set boundaries and protections in your digital spaces as you see fit: we hope that this guide will help you to make informed, personal decisions on what is right for you.
The Human Rights 101 Teacher Toolkit provides metropolitan New York-area educators and students with the templates and resources they need to apply for, design, and implement a Human Rights 101 project.
Indigenous Rights Radio uses the power of community radio to inform Indigenous communities of their rights. We envision a world in which Indigenous communities, equipped with knowledge of their rights, are empowered to protect their lands, languages, and cultures.
Resources that demonstrate how to integrate story-based strategies to campaigns, create effective messages, and attract targeted audiences. The main goal is to build compelling narratives that communicate one’s goals successfully.
This webpage offers guides on how to do things from securing your email and encrypting your files, to securing your online storage and privatising your online messaging. They have also compiled 150+ tools and resources to help protect your privacy online.
An interactive map that alerts readers to situations where, in the coming month, there is a particular risk of new or significantly escalated conflict, or a particular conflict resolution opportunity.
Consultants Hugh Mouser, Lisa Vickers, Eugene Flynn, and Florian Engel have researched and compiled a spreadsheet that objectively compares all the e-campaigning software options available on the market. The information has been checked with these providers wherever possible.