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Is Google Violating Women's Rights?

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:38 | 3,803 views
This article explores the potential impact of Google Inc.'s AdWords advertising policy update on access to critical information on women's sexual reproductive health.

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Take Back The Tech! Reclaiming ICT to end violence against women

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:37 | 4,151 views
Take Back The Tech! is a yearly 16-day campaign that aims to engage greater participation by all civil society, especially grrls and women ICT-users, to think about the issue of violence against women and ICT in diverse contexts and realities. By calling for all users to reclaim control over technology, the campaign is asking for the right to define, access, use and shape ICTs for its potential...

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Women and Media: International Perspectives

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:33 | 3,534 views
<em><br /> <br />Women and Media: International Perspectives</em> 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<br /> <br />marketing of 'girl power', to strategizing for equality in newsrooms.

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

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 4,075 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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Malaysian gov't must review laws to free media and information

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,245 views
The paper outlines various discriminatory practices that have been faced from the laws on media and communications in Malaysia, as compelling reasons why the legislations must be reformed.

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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 - 05:32 | 7,105 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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Gender Equality and Poverty Reduction in the Knowledge Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 3,389 views
The emphasis on ICT as a tool of economic and social empowerment for underprivileged women raises new research questions that are relevant both for advocacy and project work by NGOs as well as for policy intervention by national and international bodies. The paper assesses women&#8217;s access to and use of ICTs for social empowerment and poverty reduction.<br /><br /><br />

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Who pays for the Information Society: Challenges and Issues on financing the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 2,354 views
The book is an in-depth look at the issues surrounding financial mechanisms to achieve universal access. While the book does not focus on gender, specifically, it contributes to the knowledge base necessary for effective advocacy in ICT policy processes.