Reports

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The Role of Gender-based Innovations for the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Posted Wed 20 Apr 2016 - 22:58 | 3,789 views
This report was inspired by the scientific evidence examined during the *Gender Summit 6 Asia-Pacific*, in Seoul on 26-28 August 2015, showing how research and innovation outcomes are influenced by biological and social differences between females and males, and by the growing scientific consensus to integrate gender as a dimension of quality and impact in research.

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Digital dividens - World Development Report 2016

Posted Thu 31 Mar 2016 - 19:26 | 4,289 views
Digital technologies have spread rapidly in much of the world. Digital dividends—the broader development benefits from using these technologies—have lagged behind. In many instances digital technologies have boosted growth, expanded opportunities,and improved service delivery. Yet their aggregate impact has fallen short and is unevenly distributed.

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The 2015-16 Affordability Report

Posted Thu 17 Mar 2016 - 14:00 | 3,120 views
The 2015-16 Affordability Report looks at the affordability environment across 51 countries, considers the effects of poverty and income inequality and takes a close look at gender inequality in access to the internet. A4AI considers that the connectivity lag will undermine global development across the board, contributing to lost opportunities for economic growth and denying hundreds of millions...

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Women's rights online: Translating access into empowerment

Posted Fri 11 Mar 2016 - 11:16 | 3,269 views
New research by the Web Foundation shows that the dramatic spread of mobile phones is not enough to get women online, or to achieve empowerment of women through technology. The study, based on a survey of thousands of poor urban men and women across nine developing countries, found that while nearly all women and men own a phone, women are still nearly 50% less likely to access the internet than...

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Violence against women and the use of information and communications technologies in Jamaica

Posted Thu 10 Mar 2016 - 22:43 | 3,046 views
Existing research points out that a large number of women and girls in Jamaica suffer from gender based violence. In fact, violence against women (VAW) is a problem throughout the Caribbean region. There is a lack of research in Jamaica on the topic of violence against women and the use of information and communications technologies that can inform policy-makers and those in support services....

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New Challenges to Freedom of Expression: Countering Online Abuse of Female Journalists

Posted Sat 13 Feb 2016 - 13:36 | 3,152 views
This report provides recommendations by the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, on how participating States, media organizations and intermediaries can assist in ensuring that female journalists and media actors can work without fear and exercise their human right to freedom of expression.

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Global Media Monitoring Project 2015 Reports

Posted Mon 1 Feb 2016 - 23:20 | 3,158 views
The Global Media Monitoring Project is a worldwide media monitoring, research and advocacy project implemented collaboratively with women’s rights organizations, grassroots groups, media associations, faith-based / interfaith organizations, university students and researchers across the world. The 2015 results are available!

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Technology-related violence against women in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Posted Wed 20 Jan 2016 - 17:45 | 4,416 views
This report emerges from research carried out in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) between November 2013 and April 2014 by Si Jeunesse Savait and the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) as part of a multi-country project entitled “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online”. Mobile phones had been the most frequently involved platform in the cases of technology-related...

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Kenya country report: Technology-related violence against women

Posted Wed 20 Jan 2016 - 12:41 | 5,009 views
The research project is part of the remedies for victims/survivors of technology-related forms of violence against women (VAW). The project is an implementation by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) in partnership with seven countries: Mexico, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Philippines, Pakistan and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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IGF 2015 Best Practice Forum: Online Abuse and Gender-Based Violence Against Women Report

Posted Tue 12 Jan 2016 - 17:17 | 4,500 views
The 2015 IGF Best Practice Forum (BPF) on Online Abuse and Gender-Based Violence Against Women used an open and inclusive process to gather a broad variety of views and inputs on this multidimensional problem over nine months. As a result of this community-driven process, the BPF’s draft findings reflect a rich diversity of responses from various stakeholders and regions regarding the issue.