Reports

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Financing ICTD: A review of trends and an analysis of gaps and promising practices

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:37 | 3,094 views
In 2004, the Task Force on Financial Mechanisms, convened by the UNDP in response to a World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) mandate, conducted extensive consultations, research, and reviews of information surrounding the role and effectiveness of financial mechanisms to support ICT for development. Although the report does not look at gender in particular, it highlights several governmental...

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HIV/AIDS and Information and Communication Technologies

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:37 | 2,931 views
The purpose of this review is to look at the role of ICTs in addressing the challenge of HIV / AIDS. The report provides an overview of HIV/AIDS, the ways ICTs are being used to address the pandemic, and some preliminary information on the views of those working in developing countries.<br />

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Engendering Rural Information Systems in Indonesia

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 4,860 views
The study aims at identifying policies, technologies, institutions and investments needed to improve access to ICTs and promote rural development in Indonesia. A critical part of this study is a gender specific component, to ensure that the strategies developed and recommended are informed by a comprehensive gender analysis, and further integrate gender considerations into national ICT policy,...

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Global Information Society Watch 2007 report: monitoring the implementation of key agreements about ICT policies

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 3,281 views
The Global Information Society Watch (GISW) 2007 report - the first in a series of annual reports- looks at state of the field of information and communication technology (ICT) policy at local and global levels and particularly how policy impacts on the lives of people living in developing countries.

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Violence Against Children in Cyberspace

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 3,655 views
This report is intended to augment the United Nations Study on Violence Against Children. Launched on 11 November 2005, the report examines forms of violence against children encountered through the internet and other forms of digital technologies, including "child pornography, 'live' online sexual abuse for paying customers, online sexual solicitation, cyber stalking and bullying...

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Do Not Look at Porn...

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 5,906 views
The video presents different perspectives on pornography in the context of internet and other media. This presentation was prepared for the panel &#8220;Content regulations from gender and development perspective&#8221; organized by APC WNSP during the first Internet Governance Forum (Athens, October 2006).

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Putting ICTs in the Hands of Women of Kanpur and "Chikan" Embroidery Workers of Lucknow: Project Evaluation Methodology

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:33 | 3,931 views
This report document is based on a field trip by Dr. Janice Brodman, which aimed to help Datamation Foundation (DF) ensure that their evaluation instruments provide information/data needed to measure project achievements against objectives, and also introduced the infoDev Framework to the DF evaluation team.

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Access Denied: The Impact of Internet Filtering Software on the Lesbian and Gay [version 2.0.]

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 4,801 views
A survey of how internet filtering software, and ratings systems affect the lesbian and gay community. "Access Denied" contains sections analysing the legal, political and social implications of enforced invisibility on the web. It also includes testimonials from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, who are those most directly affected by the lack of access to important...

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The Media Freedom Internet Cookbook

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,910 views
The Media Freedom Internet Cookbook offers recommendations and best practices, the results from the 2004 Amsterdam Internet Conference of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media. Among others, it looks at "The Role of Filtering Software in Internet Content Regulation", and documenting the number of cases how the filters censor websites, and educational materials regarding AIDS...

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Mapping Gender in the Information Society: From Reality to Discourse

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,808 views
The report from the workshop focused on gender in the information society in the context of the Asia Pacific. The participants also critically evaluated how global policy platforms such as the World Summit on the Information Society have framed issues related to gender and ICTs.