Our partners @DefendersKE undertook a survey of HRDs across to understand the implications of comms surveillance on their ability to do their work safely & security, and the impact on their lives.

Summary here:...

🔎 We're increasingly seeing privacy and data protection concerns arising from social protection programmes.

📖 Learn more about our approach to researching social welfare systems:

privacyinternational.org/resea

Would you trust your government to choose welfare beneficiaries based on obscure criteria and mechanisms?

We wouldn't.

Read @Karisma's analysis of Colombia's Covid-19 cash transfer programme...

Great opportunity to contribute to the current debates on tech and digital solutions in response to 👉 submit your proposasl to @DigitalRightsPK nitter.net/DigitalRightsPK/sta

Our global tracker has been recording the different measures announced to tackle the pandemic since the start.

Catch-up on what’s been going around the world:privacyinternational.org/examp

Working with global partners we explored data exploitative tech used to curtail access to rights in various countries around the world.

Find out what we discovered is happening in ...

📆 Register now to join us on 29 April 2021 for this event organised by our partners @UnwantedWitness to discuss the enforcement of data protection law in 👇 nitter.net/UnwantedWitness/sta

Does linking biometrics-based ID systems with social protection programmes foster access or inclusion?

Our partners @cis_india take a look at the food distribution system during the pandemic, and the obstacles faced by beneficiaries...

UK asylum seekers receive £39 a week to survive, but all their transactions are monitored by the Home Office.

We don’t think privacy should be the price you pay to live with dignity.

Find out more about our campaign ...

Surveillance shouldn't be the price to pay for accessing social benefits. In the UK, it can be.

Read our investigation on the DWP's fraud detection capabilities and practices 🕶...

Tech & data can help realise right to but this raises some key concerns .

Find out more about what must be considered for fair, equitable & safe to become a reality 👉...

The right to privacy and sexual & reproductive rights are linked because of the fact that laws + policies which impede on rights to access sexual & services may also interfere with right to and decision around bodily...

Your mental health data should not be for sale. But we found out that many websites don’t take the privacy of their visitors as seriously as they should ...

Tech companies have realised there is a profit to be made with the increase need for state support like creating a ‘government-industry complex’.

Find out more about the role of industry in the provision of such services 👉...

CSOs and activists around the globe have led the fight to challenge discriminatory and exclusionary identity systems.

Read our new guide on "Litigating Identity Systems" to see how their arguments played out in court.
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The use of tech & data in the realisation of eco, social & cultural rights raises some key concern . There is no question that tech can help realise these rights but safeguards and due process guarantees are needed....

As we mark we’re sharing some of the work we have been doing on the right to which highlight some of the key issues which must be addressed to build a fairer, healthier world for everyone

Access to and other social and economic rights is often tied to the provision of unique identifiers ; which constructs barriers to access services especially for those already marginalised ...

Over the course of the pandemic we have seen an array of digital solutions pushed forward in the name of public health and yet few have carefully considered the implications for people, their data and their rights.

Find out more...

Most recent debates around vaccinations/status certificates/passports are failing to consider the short-term risks as well as the bigger picture of the long-term risks ...

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