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Status of Research on the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,928 views
The report give an overview of the current state of research undertaken in the area of the information society . Five essential subjects were selected for more detailed exploration: gender equality, cultural and linguistic diversity, freedom of expression, people with disabilities, and universal access and infoethics .

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Toolkit on Gender Indicators in Engineering, Science and Technology

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 4,750 views
The purpose of the Toolkit is to promote the collection of gender disaggregated data in scientific and technological activities for national and international policy.

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The World Summit in Reflection

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,439 views
The space offers a platform for substantive reflection and debate on the WSIS process, outcomes, and purposes.

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WSIS: Articulating Information at the Summit

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,816 views
The brief explores a number of moments of articulation and contradiction within the WSIS process, including gender imbalance, the politics of the inside and the outside, the space between rhetoric and action, and the lack of media coverage of a media-focussed event.

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Gender Issues at the World Summit on the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,182 views
The paper describes and assess the efforts to secure inclusion of gender issues at the World Summit on Information Society in Geneva.

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Media and Gender Monitor

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,836 views
Media and Gender Monitor is a bi-annual publication from the WACC Women's Programme addressing a wide range of gender and communication issues.

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The Global Media Monitoring Project 2005

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 4,036 views
The Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) 2005 is a grassroots media monitoring, research and advocacy project which aims to promote the fair and balanced representation of women and men in news media worldwide.

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Inclusion, diversity and gender equality: Gender Dimensions of the Free/Libre Open Source Software Development

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 4,835 views
This essay describes and analyses challenges (societal<br /><br />and organisational) and advantages (e.g. new models for<br /><br />mobile and collaborative work online), particularly<br /><br />regarding gender issues, encountered in the recent FLOSS<br /><br />development. The paper concludes with suggestions on<br /><br />how to...

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Cultivating Violence Through Technology? Exploring the Connections between Internet Communication Technologies (ICT) and Violence Against Women (VAW)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 9,560 views
This 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 homes, sexual violence and women in conflict affected areas. It presents case studies, strategies and analysis...

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The Infrastructure of Democracy: Strengthening the Open Internet for a Safer World

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,915 views
This document was drafted by participants in the Madrid Conference on Terrorism, Democracy and Security, held in March, 2005.