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Access is denied: a report on the status of the internet in Iran

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,294 views
The report published by an Iran CSOs Training and Research Center discusses the advent and development of the internet in Iran, censorship and its methods, weblogs and their role in the civil society. As documented by the study, the content filtering basically blocs all content concerning women.

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Malaysian gov't must review laws to free media and information

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,247 views
The paper outlines various discriminatory practices that have been faced from the laws on media and communications in Malaysia, as compelling reasons why the legislations must be reformed.

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Cultivating Violence Through Technology? Exploring the Connections between Internet Communication Technologies (ICT) and Violence Against Women (VAW)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 7,115 views
This paper explores the connection between new information communication technologies (ICTs) and violence against women (VAW). From the perspective of representation and rapid dissemination of information and communication enabled through ICTs, the paper looks at domestic violence in the homes, sexual violence and women in conflict affected areas. It presents case studies, strategies and analysis...

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Internet Filter Effectiveness: Testing Over and Underinclusive Blocking Decisions of Four Popular Filters

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,468 views
The paper assesses the effectiveness of popular filtering programs: CYBERsitter, CyberPatrol, NetNanny, and SurfWatch. The findings of the study suggest that current support for filtering software should be reconsidered. <br />

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Online Victimization: A Report on the Nation&#8217;s Youth

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 3,357 views
The national survey reveals that large numbers of young people are encountering sexual solicitations they did not want, sexual material they did not seek, and people who threatened and harassed them in a variety of ways. It also shows how families and young people are addressing matters of danger and protection on the Internet, and puts forward several recommendations on how to address this...

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Policy Approaches As Enabling Frameworks

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 2,652 views
The paper urges the gender-advocacy movement to consider adopting new approaches to encourage the media to participate in the advancement of women.

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Co-Regulation: A New Model Of Media Regulation

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 2,527 views
The report is based on the premise that regulation of the media is hinged on a delicate balance of collective human rights and individual freedom of speech. Particular attention is given to the portrayal of women in current media.

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Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Gender Equality

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,196 views
E-discussion on the impact of ICT on gender relations and the ways ICT can be used to overcome gender inequalities. sharing ideas, opinions, concerns, and lessons learned with development practitioners, policy makers, and academics.

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Gender Issues in the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,218 views
This paper was published in 2003 as background material in preparation for the WSIS. It asserts that gender considerations need to be an integral component in policymaking.