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Information society: promoting financial mechanisms with a gender equity perspective

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,534 views
This document is intended to describe the funding strategies of the Information Society (IS) that are currently under discussion at the preliminary meetings of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) – Second Phase, which will be held in November 2005 and, from a gender perspective, to tie them into the commitments undertaken through the Goals of the Millennium, the Beijing Action...

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Gender Equity, Telecommunication Development and the ITU

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,106 views
Canadian International Development Agency submission to the second ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference (Malta, 1998) argues for the recognition of gender implication and the incorporation of the needs of both women and men in the telecommunication development .

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Internet Governance Priorities for Asia Pacific: Summary Analysis of a Regional Survey

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,797 views
UNDP-APDIP conducted a regional survey on Internet governance is part of its efforts to carry out an Open Regional Dialogue on Internet Governance (ORDIG) in order to make Internet governance more inclusive, development-oriented and responsive to the specific needs of stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region. More than 1200 participants from all stakeholder groups of over 30 countries in the...

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Looking behind the internet: Empowering Women for Public Policy Advocacy in Central America

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 3,446 views
This research differentiates itself because it focuses on women and policy rather than ICTs. Thus this research is about women's needs and concerns in the real (offline) world and how public information and ICTs can contribute to solutions rather than issues such as women having internet access, or studies regarding their activities on the web.

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Gender and Agriculture in the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 3,028 views
The paper explores ICTs in relation to gender, specifically focusing on gender and ICT applications in agricultural and rural development in developing countries.

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From access to appropriation: Women and ICT policies in Latin American and the Caribbean

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 3,298 views
In this document is presented basic information on the expansion of ICTs in the Latin America Region, stating the major gaps. It also presents the results of some studies, and of an electronic consultation, which give evidence of the progress, obstacles and recommendations for policies and programs that strengthen gender equality in and through ICTs.

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eInclusion revisited: The Local Dimension of the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 3,106 views
The report, conducted by the European Commission, analysis differences in "e-inclusion" among Europeans by education, income, age and gender.

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Gender Equality and Poverty Reduction in the Knowledge Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:25 | 3,526 views
The emphasis on ICT as a tool of economic and social empowerment for underprivileged women raises new research questions that are relevant both for advocacy and project work by NGOs as well as for policy intervention by national and international bodies. The paper assesses women&#8217;s access to and use of ICTs for social empowerment and poverty reduction.<br /><br /><br />

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Poverty Reduction, Gender Equality and the Knowledge Society: Digital Exclusion or Digital Opportunities

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:25 | 2,852 views
The paper is based on the premise that any strategies to increase the participation of women in the information economy will increase national IT capacity, reduce poverty, and help to raise the national standard of living. It summarises international discourse on the connections between gender equality and poverty reduction, and defines the context of the knowledge society, including the digital...

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Roundtable and Recommendations on Women in Media

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:25 | 2,593 views
The presentations dealt with women's employment in the media, the images of women portrayed by the media, policy issues to be addressed by decision-makers, and women as media decision-makers.