Gender Equity, Telecommunication Development and the ITU
Canadian International Development Agency submission to the second ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference (Malta, 1998) argues for the recognition of gender implication and the incorporation of the needs of both women and men in the telecommunication development .
UN ICT Task Force - Plan of Action
The Plan of Action adopted in 2001 recognizes the potential of ICTs to contribute to gender equality and the empowerment of women.
Cultivating Violence Through Technology? Exploring the Connections between Internet Communication Technologies (ICT) and Violence Against Women (VAW)
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...
Preliminary Report of the Working Group on Internet Governance submitted to the Preparatory Committee of the World Summit on the Information Society
The document is a preliminary report of the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG) to PrepCom-2 on the status of its work.
Gender Issues in ICT policy in developing countries: an overview
The paper highlights specific measures that could be incorporated into ICT policy in developing countries to ensure gender equality.
Some thoughts on gender and telecommunications/ICT statistics and indicators
The paper emphasises the importance of gender disaggregated statistics and indicators in informing national and global ICT policies.
Gender Issues in the Information Society
This paper was published in 2003 as background material in preparation for the WSIS. It asserts that gender considerations need to be an integral component in policymaking.
Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Gender
The paper is a survey and brief analysis of various research studies and publications done on gender and ICTs between 1998 and 2001. The author identifies women’s lack of participation in ICT policymaking and production as one of the key issues to consider in bridging the gender digital divide.
Gender Training Curriculum
The training curriculum provides regulators and policy makers through specialized training that will assist them to effectively integrate gender perspectives in telecommunications policy.