In episode 3, Beverley Hatcher-Mbu and special guest Irene Mwendwa, Director of Strategic Initiatives & Feminist Movement Building Program at Pollicy, discuss digital rights in non-Western contexts. Among other topics, they explore collective data rights (rather than individual) and policy creation in response to these rights.
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Related links from the conversation:
- Digital Dada Podcast
- “The vulnerable data subject: A gendered data subject?” By Gianclaudio Malgieri and Gloria González Fuster
- African Women in Artificial Intelligence
- Venomous Lumpsucker by Ned Beauman
- Digital SafeTEA
- Choose Your Own Fake News
- Free Trainings from Pollicy
Special thanks to Mark Hatcher for our theme music. You can find Mark on social media at @markdhatcher.
The 2023 OGP Summit in Tallinn, Estonia featured a number of discussions centered on open government in the digital age. While the use of digital tools in government is far from a new idea, the COVID-19 pandemic spurred a rapid expansion of this practice, with leaders quickly adapting to remote environments through digitizing government processes
Corruption hampers development, undermines fair competition, and erodes social trust crucial for sustaining democratic systems. Addressing this issue requires innovative solutions that disrupt opaque and exploitative power dynamics; it’s under this idea that HackCorruption was formed.
In episode 4 of “Data…for What?!,” Beverley Hatcher-Mbu and special guests Shreeja Sen, Research Associate at IT for Change, and Dr. Melissa Omino, Acting Director at Strathmore University’s Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law, discuss data governance and protection in India and Kenya.