Willie Currie, APC Communications and Information Policy Programme Manager, speaks about current financing trends and challenges in the ICT for development (ICTD) sector during the panel “Communication Rights for Women - Why the Purse feels empty?: Financing for women's equitable access to Information and Communication Technologies”. The panel was organised by APC WNSP, UN DAW and IWTC at the 52nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York in February 2008.
His points include milestones in financing of ICT and development sector in last decade, current forms of financing ICTD practitioners can tap into, how domestic resources, such as universal access funds, can be mobilised by women's movement to better support gender equality and women's empowerment.
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