Digibak Bootcamp at the APrIGF

Digibak Bootcamp, which was launched at the Rights Con (READ: Hashtags, Card Games, and Digital Rights: RightsCon Southeast Asia Closes), joined the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum in Macau. The session was held merged with the Youth Internet Governance Forum (YiGF) and in partnership with NetMission. Continue reading

Digibak Bootcamp: The Activists’ Survival Guide to the SEA Digital Playing Field

Tech solutions. Human rights challenges. There seems to be a bottomless well of both and yet successful examples the former addressing the latter are comparatively sparse - especially in developing nations like the Philippines that need these solutions the most.   In the course of running Dakila’s Digibak program (more on this below), we have identified a concerning gap, one between those developing the solutions and those facing the problems. Whether it’s gaps (or chasms) in culture, capacity, understanding, or access, the Digibak Boot camp is aimed to bridge them, bringing tech and human rights workers together to collaborate on technology, tools and strategies that are practical and practicable.   Continue reading