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Roma Information Project: The Roma Women's Movement Takes on Technology

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 3,314 views
Roma women thoughts regarding the Open Society Institute and the Advocacy Project carried out Roma information Project (RIP). The goal of the project was to introduce a selected number of Roma women organisation in Central and Easter Europe to information technology.

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

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 2,374 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 - 05:24 | 2,816 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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Action Items for Gender Equality in the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 2,863 views
The document outlines concrete recommendations for actions in a myriad of areas to address problems of gender equity in ICTs, ranging from basic access issues to decision making power and presence.<br /><br /><br />

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The "Seven Musts": Priority Issues for Gender Equality in the WSIS Process

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 2,716 views
This document outlines fundamental principles that the WSIS process should embrace in its reflections on information societies.

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Using a Gender-Based Analysis in Developing a Canadian Access Strategy: Background Report

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 2,884 views
The report examines universal access issues in the Canadian context.

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Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Gender Equality

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,192 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 | 3,215 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.

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Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Gender

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,011 views
The paper is a survey and brief analysis of various research studies and publications done on gender and ICTs between 1998 and 2001. The author identifies women’s lack of participation in ICT policymaking and production as one of the key issues to consider in bridging the gender digital divide.