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Human Rights in the Global Information Society

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Does the information society help to advance human rights or does it threaten them? The publication examines ICTs as a global policy issue from various interdisciplinary perspectives.

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Women and Media: International Perspectives

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Women and Media: International Perspectives
brings together eight international scholars to explore key issues of the gender-media relation, from an analysis of news media's coverage of women politicians, to the

marketing of 'girl power', to strategizing for equality in newsrooms.

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

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:33 | 5,565 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.

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

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:33 | 5,840 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 incubator…

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Women in Sync: Putting Beijing Online (Toolkit 1)

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:33 | 5,386 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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MEDIA BRIEF: Cultivating Violence Through Technology? Exploring the Connections between Internet Communication Technologies and Violence Against Women

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:32 | 6,023 views
This brief is a condensed version of the issue paper with the same title written by Jac sm Kee for APC WNSP. The 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…

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The Media Freedom Internet Cookbook

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:32 | 5,029 views
The Media Freedom Internet Cookbook offers recommendations and best practices, the results from the 2004 Amsterdam Internet Conference of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media. Among others, it looks at "The Role of Filtering Software in Internet Content Regulation", and documenting the number of cases how the filters censor websites, and educational materials regarding AIDS, drug…

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WSIS 2005 feature: gender equality and ICT

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:32 | 2,702 views
An updated shortlist of online resources on gender and ICT in the UN System compiled by Women Watch to mark the second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society.

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From the Digital Divide to Digital Opportunities: Measuring Infostates for Development

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:32 | 3,954 views
The publication features a new measuring instrument which combines statistical indicators with analytical work on policies and their implementation. Beyond it is complemented with quantitative and qualitative research in a chapter on ‘women in the information society' .

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Statement on behalf of the WSIS Gender Caucus (18 Nov, 2005)

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:32 | 4,697 views
The statement addressed to national governments calls for the adaptation of multi-stakeholder consultative approach, the funding provision to projects aimed at bridging the gender digital divide, the support of the use of appropriate ICT such as community radio, and the participation of women in the ICT decision-making structures.