e-democracy

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Gender and ICT Policy in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Re-thinking ICT development through Gender

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:20 | 3,751 views
This article examines the current ICTs situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, paying particular attention to the development of a National ICT Policy Strategy, and the responses towards the need to integrate gender concerns by both the women's national machinery and civil society organisations.

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After sessions ending at 4 am, do gender issues count?

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:19 | 2,945 views
The belief that technology is gender-neutral is still rife. Representatives of international organisations, financing institutions, and governments simply overlook gender concerns in ICTs (information and communication technologies). Dafne Plou, APC WNSP regional coordinator for Latin America and Caribbean, reflects on her recent experience at regional World Summit on the Information Society...

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Women in Sync: Acting Locally, Connecting Globally (Toolkit 3)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:33 | 3,291 views
Connecting Locally, Acting Globally is the third volume of Women in Sync. Women from diverse geographies and cultures tell how their communities are defining the Internet, and how they are themselves redefined by the experience. The telling comes in different tones: some voices were are terse, some verbosevoluble, and some quietly passionate. But all are, in the end, inspiring.<br />

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Women in Sync: Networking for Change: The APC WNSP’s First 8 Years (Toolkit 2)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:33 | 3,687 views
Networking for Change is the second volume of Women in Sync, a toolkit for women’s electronic networking. It chronicles the history of the Association for Progressive Communications Women's Networking Support Programme (APCWNSP) in its first 8 years of working together. In a series of articles, it examines how APCWNSP grew from a small band of women to a global network that served as an...

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Women in Sync: Putting Beijing Online (Toolkit 1)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:33 | 3,274 views
Putting Beijing Online is the first volume of Women in Sync, a toolkit for women’s electronic networking drawn largely from the pioneering experiences of APCWNSP. It documents the reflections of the women (and some men) who worked onsite in Huairou and Beijing and offsite from all over the globe during the Fourth United Nations World Conference on Women (UNWCW).

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Women's Statement on Tunisian Human Rights Situation

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,325 views
The women's group statement on the blatant violations of human rights, freedom of expression, access to information and freedom of assembly by the Tunisian government circulated during the Phase II of the World Summit on the Information Society in Tunis (November, 2005).

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Cyberdemocracy: a condition, not an outcome

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,143 views
The lecture presents some potentials that the Internet offers for democracy, development and women’s empowerment; followed by barriers and limitations.

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Engendering Information & Communication Technologies: Challenges & Opportunities for Gender-Equitable Development

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 3,182 views
The brochure highlights ways on how to engender ICTs and explores the World Bank's efforts to address gender issues in information technology projects.

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Women's involvement in the WSIS process (and related events) from May 2002 to December 2003

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 3,020 views
The table maps the many meetings - both WSIS and other - in which women have partitipated which have made - or will make - input to the 'Draft Declaration and Action Plan' for the World Summit on the Information Society.<br /><br /><br />

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Comments on WSIS Documents

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 2,908 views
The paper outlines APCWNSP's comments on the Draft declaration of Principles (Document WSIS/PCIP/DT/1-E) of the WSIS. It emphasises the need to adopt the principle of gender-mainstreaming throughout all aspects of the WSIS Declaration and Action Plan.<br />