E-Governance Initiatives in an Indian State: Some Observations from a Gender Perspective
The paper explores to what extent the women in the Indian State of Chhattisgarh have been able to access and to use e-governance initiatives, as compared their male counterparts, and how far these e-governance initiatives been able to address and include the needs of women.
Bosnia and Herzegovina Gender Action Plan: Chapter XV Information and Communication Technologies
The Bosnia and Herzegovina Gender Action Plan was conceptualised with the aim of implementing as effectively as possible gender awareness in all aspects of public and private life. Chapter XV outlines basic goals and activities for including the gender dimension in the ICT Policy of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Civil Society Input at the Opening Session of IGF
The civil society input delivered by Natasha Primo from Women'sNet (South Africa) during the Opening Session of the Internet Governance Forum (October, 2006). In her speech, she put forward five challenges facing the IGF: extending a human rights culture within the information society; making internet access universal and affordable; building capacity for developing country participation...
Women Setting the IGF agenda 2006
Women participants at the first Internet Governance Meeting (IGF) came together and issued a statement to articulate the necessity of integrating gender in this forum for policy discussions around internet governance.
Human Rights in the Global Information Society
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.
Women in Sync: Acting Locally, Connecting Globally (Toolkit 3)
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.<br />
Women in Sync: Networking for Change: The APC WNSP’s First 8 Years (Toolkit 2)
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...
Women in Sync: Putting Beijing Online (Toolkit 1)
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).
Communication Rights Are Women's Rights
The Foundation for Media Alternative's statement in conjunction with International Women's Day, 2006, calls for four specific measures needed to recognize communication rights as women's rights.
Statement on behalf of the WSIS Gender Caucus (18 Nov, 2005)
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.