media

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Making Women's Place Explicit: Pornography, Violence, and the Internet

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,960 views
The module examines the creation, consumption, and content of Internet pornography in order to understand the Internet's role in the perpetuation of violence against women.

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Gender Equality and Poverty Reduction in the Knowledge Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 3,422 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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Women, Media And Democratic Society: In Pursuit Of Rights And Freedoms

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 3,209 views
The paper explores issues such as media employment and decision-making, media content and portrayal, and the impact of new ICTs in the field of media and gender, and relates these to policy implementation, reform and advocacy.

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Roundtable and Recommendations on Women in Media

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 2,542 views
The presentations dealt with women's employment in the media, the images of women portrayed by the media, policy issues to be addressed by decision-makers, and women as media decision-makers.

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Policy Approaches As Enabling Frameworks

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 2,673 views
The paper urges the gender-advocacy movement to consider adopting new approaches to encourage the media to participate in the advancement of women.

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Co-Regulation: A New Model Of Media Regulation

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 2,543 views
The report is based on the premise that regulation of the media is hinged on a delicate balance of collective human rights and individual freedom of speech. Particular attention is given to the portrayal of women in current media.

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Call For A Global Grassroots Campaign To Enhance Women's Access, Employment And Image In The Media

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 2,602 views
The paper explores how women have been prevented from full participation in the news media, particularly in media management. The author recommends a grassroots campaign to address this issue and push for a non-discrimination policy in US newsrooms.

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Action Items for Gender Equality in the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 2,892 views
The document outlines concrete recommendations for actions in a myriad of areas to address problems of gender equity in ICTs, ranging from basic access issues to decision making power and presence.<br /><br /><br />

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Using a Gender-Based Analysis in Developing a Canadian Access Strategy: Background Report

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 2,907 views
The report examines universal access issues in the Canadian context.

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Gender Issues in ICT policy in developing countries: an overview

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,114 views
The paper highlights specific measures that could be incorporated into ICT policy in developing countries to ensure gender equality.