Reports

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Violence Against Children in Cyberspace

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:34 | 3,836 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 - 04:34 | 6,581 views
The video presents different perspectives on pornography in the context of internet and other media. This presentation was prepared for the panel “Content regulations from gender and development perspective” 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 - 04:33 | 4,312 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 - 04:32 | 5,559 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 - 04:32 | 4,469 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 - 04:32 | 3,084 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.

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Access is denied: a report on the status of the internet in Iran

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 4,387 views
The report published by an Iran CSOs Training and Research Center discusses the advent and development of the internet in Iran, censorship and its methods, weblogs and their role in the civil society. As documented by the study, the content filtering basically blocs all content concerning women.

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WSIS Tunis Book Launch: Visions in Process II

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,369 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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Gender advocacy at the World Summit on the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 4,176 views
Marianne Franklin, Senior Lecturer in Social & Political Theory<br /><br />at the University for Humanistics presents this report based on an initial study of gender advocacy at the United Nations’ World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). The research findings and ensuing discussion focus on how gender/gender equality and women/women's rights are being rendered at the...

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Interconnection costs

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,863 views
This paper produced by South African Mike Jensen covers increasing North-South inequities (“paying both ways”) and proposed strategies for minimising the disparities in interconnection rates, accelerating the restructuring of the communications sector, supporting the establishment of national and international internet exchange points, and building local demand for national and international...