global

Publication

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

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:33 | 4,099 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...

Publication

Women in Sync: Putting Beijing Online (Toolkit 1)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:33 | 3,683 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).

Publication

MEDIA BRIEF: Cultivating Violence Through Technology? Exploring the Connections between Internet Communication Technologies and Violence Against Women

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 4,154 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...

Publication

The Media Freedom Internet Cookbook

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,462 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...

Publication

WSIS 2005 feature: gender equality and ICT

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,090 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.

Publication

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

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,919 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' .

Publication

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

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,068 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.

Publication

WSIS Tunis Book Launch: Visions in Process II

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,033 views
This publication brings together assessments by women from around the world who have been involved in various civil society constituencies created during the WSIS process. The authors have been engaged in initiatives promoting public awareness and activities in fields such as human rights, women’s rights, and various development initiatives concerning media and ICTs. Among others the publication...

Publication

Women's Statement on Tunisian Human Rights Situation

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,718 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).

Publication

Collection of photos from WSIS II in Tunis, via Flikr

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,026 views
The WSIS photos collection in Flickr has more than 750 photographs from the Summit in Tunis, many of them published under CreativeCommons licence.