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Women in Sync: Networking for Change: The APC WNSP’s First 8 Years (Toolkit 2)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:33 | 4,035 views
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...

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Women in Sync: Putting Beijing Online (Toolkit 1)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:33 | 3,620 views
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).

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Mainstreaming ICTs: Africa Lives the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,167 views
The book is aimed at development practitioners and ICT innovators interested in inventive technology applications for social justice and development. It is a useful guide for positioning non-profit organisations to contribute effectively in meeting select MDGs and other development imperatives, through the use of ICTs.

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WSIS Tunis Book Launch: Visions in Process II

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,015 views
This publication brings together assessments by women from around the world who have been involved in various civil society constituencies created during the WSIS process. The authors have been engaged in initiatives promoting public awareness and activities in fields such as human rights, women’s rights, and various development initiatives concerning media and ICTs. Among others the publication...

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Free/Libre/Open Source Software Asian Developers Online Survey (FLOSS-ASIA)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,916 views
The objective of the survey was to determine the situation regarding open source software/free software (OSS/FS) engineers in Japan by gathering information directly from open source/free software developers themselves. The results will be used in personnel training in relevant technical fields, in planning policy for technology promotion and other areas. <br />

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Free/Libre and open source software: survey and study FLOSS

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,151 views
This document forms the final report for the FLOSS project. <br /><br /><p><br /><br />The Project objectives were remedy the lack of information on Free/Libre/Open Source Software starting at the very beginning: by conducting surveys to generate a unique base of primary data on Free/Open Source Software usage and development; identifying indicators to measure value...

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FLOSS-US. The Free/Libre/Open source software survey for 2003

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,383 views
This is the Final report of a second large-scale survey of 1588 developers of open source and free software, which was called the FLOSS-US survey for 2003. The first FLOSS survey targeted primarily European OS/FS developers, with 71% of respondents living in Europe or Russia, only 13% living in the United States, and roughly 17% living elsewhere in Europe or the world. The FLOSS-US survey sampled...

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A Techno-Feminist Perspective on the Free/Libre Open Source

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,445 views
This paper tries to analyse the FLOSS development from a <br /><br />"techno-feminist" perspective (Wajcman 2004). Staying away from a reductionism that simplifies the gender issue in the FLOSS community to the level of a fight between men and women, the issues I attempt to address include not only the inequality that women face in computing, but also other inequalities that...

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Information society: promoting financial mechanisms with a gender equity perspective

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,482 views
This document is intended to describe the funding strategies of the Information Society (IS) that are currently under discussion at the preliminary meetings of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) – Second Phase, which will be held in November 2005 and, from a gender perspective, to tie them into the commitments undertaken through the Goals of the Millennium, the Beijing Action...

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Gender & FLOSS, Asia Source Tech Camp

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,909 views
This statement on Gender and Free/Libre & Open Source Software (F/LOSS) was written by participants of a session on Gender & F/LOSS at the Asia Source Tech Camp, held in Bangalore on 28th January - 4th February, 2005. The Statement looks at gender in the context of the camp, with an aim to inform planning of similar F/LOSS workshops in the future.