The Oslo Freedom Forum has conceived the app Whistler which uses end-to-end encryption, two-factor authentication, free VPNs, and more to give activists the tools to take advantage of technology’s potential while avoiding its drawbacks.
The International Bar Association (IBA) has launched the eyeWitness app to document and report human rights atrocities in a secure and verifiable way, so the information can be used as evidence in a court of law.
Local activists armed with nothing more than a smartphone, a twitter account and a YouTube channel [can] become global distributors of information and images about human rights violations.
USAID is piloting an innovative program called Mobile Applications to Secure Tenure (MAST). MAST developed an easy-to-use, open-source smartphone application that can capture the information needed to issue formal documentation of land rights.
Bluenumbers let people agree what is individual and communal property.
One of the most powerful ways satellites can help protect human rights is to enable new forms of social and environmental protections which boost resilience to disruptions — by keeping social and ecological systems healthy.
A suite of software tools and services that enable NGOs to provide cash transfer services to refugees. Arcadia empowers NGOs to offer “identity-less peer-to-peer cash transfer and other financial services to refugees
Muster enables young people in African megacities to access affordable housing by unlocking available rooms in these cities through a peer to peer shared housing marketplace.
Creating employment opportunities for youth in post-conflict regions through software engineering training and connections with international corporations.