Over the last two years, and with support from Making All Voices Count, Tactical Tech has been researching how marginalised technology users in Kenya and South Africa negotiate visibility and anonymity through mobile phones, popular social media, and messaging applications. This document is a full synthesis report, based on interviews with close to 70 LGBTQ activists in Kenya and housing and land rights activists in South Africa.
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La guía está escrita principalmente para las y los integrantes de núcleos agrarios de bienes comunales y ejidos, así como para las y los ciudadanos y avencidados de los poblados, aunque también puede ser útil para personas y grupos que están o pretenden estar en procesos para la defensa y resistencia en contra de las empresas mineras de capital nacional o extranjero.
The initiative to build a Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power and End Transnational Corporations (TNCs)’ Impunity came from a network of organizations, social movements, campaigns and affected communities working on the consequences of European TNCs operations in Latin America. The joint work was galvanized together with the Permanent People’s Tribunal (PPT) and the Bi-regional…
This 5-page introduction to how to protect your community from mining is perfect for helping communities respond rapidly to emerging threats from mining in their regions.
MineAlert is a website and mobile app that alerts residents and organisations to mining applications and licenses in their regions. It aims to promote public- and private-sector accountability in the mining sector, to advance civil society and socio-economic rights, to protect the free flow of information, and to strengthen justice and equality.
Beautiful Rising is a new activist toolkit aimed at helping people put an end to injustices like militarism and dictatorship, with a specific focus on sharing lessons from the Global South.
A new study reveals that catastrophic mine waste failures are increasing in frequency, severity, and costs all around the world. The authors point toward poor regulations, poor practices, dicey mining economics, and ever larger mines as key factors behind those disasters.
This guide by the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) is brilliantly easy to use and understand. It is an invaluable resource for training and teaching environmental monitors in communities across the world. It goes through logical and clear steps from reviewing your local environment then monitoring the impacts of activity to reporting, distributing and using legal and media advocacy. Whilst the guide was made with oil field communities in Nigeria in mind, the layout, advice and procedures will lend themselves well to any community seeking to protect their environment and health through effective monitoring and reporting.
The Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) held a webinar for feminist activists and women’s rights advocates, including AWID members, partners and allies to discuss how to resist and challenge corporate power in development in the struggle for gender, social and environmental justice.
A collection of reports and articles related to Mexico’s emphasis on business and government services; negotiations with federal, state and local government agencies and officials, plus the private sector; lobbying and facilitation with government officials, regulatory agencies and elected representatives; problem resolution; socioeconomic and political research and analysis; country and political risk analysis; actionable intelligence; U.S.A. services for Latin American clients.