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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 | 4,654 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 | 3,815 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 | 4,537 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 | 3,986 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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Women, Media And Democratic Society: In Pursuit Of Rights And Freedoms

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:25 | 4,118 views
The paper explores issues such as media employment and decision-making, media content and portrayal, and the impact of new ICTs in the field of media and gender, and relates these to policy implementation, reform and advocacy.

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Roundtable and Recommendations on Women in Media

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:25 | 3,038 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.

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Gender Mainstreaming Framework for UNDP Albania

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:25 | 3,859 views
Gender Mainstreaming Framework should help to promote gender equity into all aspects by increasing economic, social and political empowerment of women.

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Crisis and Need: Information and Communication Technology in Development Initiatives Runs through a Paradox

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 2,793 views
The paper calls for a shift in national and global policies in order to respond to the growing digital divide within countries and among developed and developing countries.

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Gender ICT: Issues, Implications & Opportunities (Summary of Online Discussions)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 3,283 views
The document presents a summary of the discussions. Specific themes include access to ICTs and their use; Information, technology and women empowerment; and Women's campaigns, networks, resources and repositories on ICT.

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Who pays for the Information Society: Challenges and Issues on financing the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 2,786 views
The book is an in-depth look at the issues surrounding financial mechanisms to achieve universal access. While the book does not focus on gender, specifically, it contributes to the knowledge base necessary for effective advocacy in ICT policy processes.