2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 1,900 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 3 years to get that many views.

Click here to see the complete report.

Feminist Digital Activism in Africa

I am currently helping on researching case studies for a toolkit that JASS (Just Associates) Southern Africa is undertaking as part of their mission of sustaining feminist movement building and organising. Since JASS is working mostly in southern Africa, we’ve … Continue reading

Mobile phones and activism in Africa

In the ongoing process of researching for my MA thesis, I’ve been most recently interested by how mobile phones are used in a context of activism, for advocacy, organisation or mobilisation purposes. Published in 2010, SMS Uprising: Mobile Activism in … Continue reading

COP17 – Global Day of Action in pictures

I’m reposting here a blog post I wrote for Climate Change and Women. I was recently attending the events around COP17 and C17 in Durban with Women’sNet doing a workshop with women community journalists on integrating online tools to cover … Continue reading

Jules High School & cyberbullying

I’ve recently started to volunteer with Women’s Net, a South African organisation ” that works to advance gender equality and justice in South Africa,  through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)”. I first got to know the organisation … Continue reading

Memefest: Love, Conflict, Imagination & Water Privatisation

I’ve recently submitted some personal design work I made to Memefest, which describes itself as an international online festival of radical communication. I think the initiative is brilliant, there are so few online communities oriented towards social or activist communication, … Continue reading