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Resolution submitted by women’s media and information and communication organizations attending the 49th session of the UN CSW (Draft)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,830 views
Resolution submitted by women’s media and information and communication organizations attending the 49th session of the UN CSW and the 10-year review and appraisal of the Beijing Platform for Action

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Beijing Betrayed: Women Worldwide Report that Governments Have Failed (Executive Summary)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,882 views
This is a summary of the Beijing Betrayed report, which assesses governments’ progress in implementing the commitments made at the Beijing Conference.

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

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,384 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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Women Empowerment Through Information Technology

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,235 views
This book attempts to demonstrate that ICT technologies are powerful tools for women to use to overcome discrimination, to achieve full equality and well-being, and to participate in decisions that impact the quality of their lives and the future of their communities. It is written for policy makers and development leaders to use as a reference tool to help to help mainstream gender issues in...

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Gender and Information Communication Technology: Towards an Analytical Framework

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,724 views
This paper presents a range of perspectives on gender and information and communication technology (ICT) drawn from a review of the literature

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The Internet as an Organizing Tool

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,074 views
The module explores the power of the Internet as an organizing tool to combat violence against women.

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The International Sex Trade and the Internet: Partners in Crime

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,083 views
The module explores the symbiotic relationship between the Internet and the international sex industry, the laws and regulations relating to it, and the ways how groups and communities have been using technology to combat trafficking and explore options for and objections to regulating the Web's content.

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Making Women's Place Explicit: Pornography, Violence, and the Internet

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,694 views
The module examines the creation, consumption, and content of Internet pornography in order to understand the Internet's role in the perpetuation of violence against women.

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Sample Policies

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 2,930 views
The page contains examples of policies that may be adopted by websites and website administrators. Samples range in level of restraint and severity.

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Domestic Violence Organizations Online : Risks, Ethical Dilemmas, and Liability Issues

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 2,579 views
The paper outlines the risk and liability issues related to use of the Internet and suggests risk-management guidelines to protect organizations from liability.