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Poverty Reduction, Gender Equality and the Knowledge Society: Digital Exclusion or Digital Opportunities

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 2,725 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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Gender Mainstreaming Framework for UNDP Albania

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 3,145 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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Roma Information Project: The Roma Women's Movement Takes on Technology

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 3,310 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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She figures 2003

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,430 views
The "She Figures 2003" report provides a detailed statistical analysis of women's participation in all aspects of science (education, employment, and research), existing gender differences across scientific fields and gender equality in setting the scientific agenda.

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Women & Science: Statistics and Indicators

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,285 views
Website contain indicators on the subject of women and science for the 25 EU Member States.

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Women, science and technology: Measuring recent progress towards gender equality

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,604 views
Latest Eurostat data show that although women are still significantly under-represented in scientific and engineering disciplines, the numbers of female graduates in these fields have increased over the last few years. The new figures on “Women, science and technology: Measuring recent progress towards gender equality" provide continuing evidence of a narrowing of the gender gap for...

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Communications, Education and Employment for Women through Information Technology (CEEWIT)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,242 views
The site of Communications, Education and Employment features methodology and teaching material for the training of women in rural areas in the use of IT technology and the Internet and to run test courses.

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The eLearning Action Plan: Designing tomorrow’s education

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,661 views
eLearning is one of the main topics in the action plan eEurope 2005. All aims of this action plan should be achieved by the end of 2004. The eLearning initiative seeks to mobilise all actors to speed up changes in the education and training systems for EU's move to a knowledge-based society.

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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 | 2,859 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 />