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Report on Engendering the ICT Policy Process in Uganda

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:37 | 4,617 views
The findings of this research indicates there were attempts to identify and eliminate gender disparities in access and use of ICT within the Uganda national ICT policy development process. However clear-cut gender incorporation strategy was missing, and the ICT policy process was largely dominated by men. This The report includes a set of recommendations how to further enhance gender equality…

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What are the current financing trends and challenges in the ICTD sector?

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:37 | 4,231 views
Willie Currie outlines the current financing trends and challenges in the ICTD sector at the panel “Communication Rights for Women - Why the Purse feels empty? Financing for women's equitable access to Information and Communication Technologies”, organised by APC WNSP, UN DAW and IWTC during the 52nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York in February 2008.

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LISTEN: Communication Rights for Women - Why the Purse feels empty? Effective Financing Mechanisms to Progress Gender Equality [part 2]

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:37 | 4,189 views
Radhika Lal, a policy advisor on ICT for poverty reduction and the Millenium Development Goals (MDG) in the UNDP, presents her views on effective financing mechanisms to progress gender equality in the information society. This was presented at the panel “Communication Rights for Women - Why the Purse feels empty?: Financing for women's equitable access to Information and Communication…

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LISTEN:Communication Rights for Women - Why the Purse feels empty? Financing Trends and Challenges in the ICT for Development [part 1]

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:37 | 4,341 views
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…

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Assessment of the Rural Communications Development Fund from a Gender Perspective

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:37 | 3,804 views
In 2006, the Uganda Women Caucus on ICT (UWCI) together with WOUGNET as its secretariat conducted an assessment of the Rural Communications Development Fund (RCDF) from a gender perspective. The focus was to look at the project selection criteria, to examine the benefits of the supported projects to both men and women, to assess the contribution of the supported projects in reducing gender gaps,…

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Engendering Rural Information Systems in Indonesia

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:34 | 6,197 views
The study aims at identifying policies, technologies, institutions and investments needed to improve access to ICTs and promote rural development in Indonesia. A critical part of this study is a gender specific component, to ensure that the strategies developed and recommended are informed by a comprehensive gender analysis, and further integrate gender considerations into national ICT policy,…

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ICTs and Gender - Working Party on the Information Economy

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:34 | 4,547 views
This document provides an overview of the gender distribution of ICT and ICT-related employment in OECD countries, and ICT employment patterns are contrasted with overall employment to highlight how different ICT employment patterns are. The document then focuses on participation in ICT-related education and training, and differences in ICT access and use by gender.

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Gender in the information Society: Emerging issues

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:34 | 3,837 views
This publication is a collection of 13 papers developed for a pre-World Summit on the Information Society seminar, produced by UNDP-APDIP in partnership with UNIFEM and IT for Change. It showcases perspectives that critique the engagement with new technologies in various development sectors such as the governance, media and work.

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E-Governance Initiatives in an Indian State: Some Observations from a Gender Perspective

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:34 | 4,904 views
The paper explores to what extent the women in the Indian State of Chhattisgarh have been able to access and to use e-governance initiatives, as compared their male counterparts, and how far these e-governance initiatives been able to address and include the needs of women.

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Information and Communication Technologies for Rural Development: Issues and Options

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:34 | 4,939 views
The report is based on field visits, interviews with local and central government and non-government organizations and desk reviews carried out between December 2004-April 2005. It aims to identify policies, technologies, institutions and investments needed to improve access to information and communication technologies (ICT) in rural areas in Indonesia. A critical part of this study is a gender…