Reports

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Rocket science or social science? Involving women in the creation of computing

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,289 views
With the rapid development of new kinds of networks – both the Internet itself and the new groupings enabled by the Internet, the Oxford Internet Institute identified a need to address the impact of these trends on women in the computing professions. The document presents results of one-day forum which brought senior women in the computing industry and those whose role is to research gender and...

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WSIS: Articulating Information at the Summit

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,817 views
The brief explores a number of moments of articulation and contradiction within the WSIS process, including gender imbalance, the politics of the inside and the outside, the space between rhetoric and action, and the lack of media coverage of a media-focussed event.

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The World Summit in Reflection

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,440 views
The space offers a platform for substantive reflection and debate on the WSIS process, outcomes, and purposes.

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Gender Issues at the World Summit on the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,184 views
The paper describes and assess the efforts to secure inclusion of gender issues at the World Summit on Information Society in Geneva.

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Media and Gender Monitor

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,847 views
Media and Gender Monitor is a bi-annual publication from the WACC Women's Programme addressing a wide range of gender and communication issues.

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The consequences of the sex industry in the European Union (draft report)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 4,487 views
This European Parliament draft report to the vast expansion of the sex industry world wide; it highlights the sex industry's use of all types of information communication systems and emphasises link between the sex industry pornography and trafficking in women, prostitution and other violations women's human rights. The report calls for specific measures, such adoption of national...

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Internet Governance Priorities for Asia Pacific: Summary Analysis of a Regional Survey

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 4,038 views
UNDP-APDIP conducted a regional survey on Internet governance is part of its efforts to carry out an Open Regional Dialogue on Internet Governance (ORDIG) in order to make Internet governance more inclusive, development-oriented and responsive to the specific needs of stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region. More than 1200 participants from all stakeholder groups of over 30 countries in the...

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Beijing Betrayed: Women Worldwide Report that Governments Have Failed (Executive Summary)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,752 views
This is a summary of the Beijing Betrayed report, which assesses governments’ progress in implementing the commitments made at the Beijing Conference.

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Internet Filter Effectiveness: Testing Over and Underinclusive Blocking Decisions of Four Popular Filters

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,835 views
The paper assesses the effectiveness of popular filtering programs: CYBERsitter, CyberPatrol, NetNanny, and SurfWatch. The findings of the study suggest that current support for filtering software should be reconsidered. <br />

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Cyberdemocracy: a condition, not an outcome

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 4,362 views
The lecture presents some potentials that the Internet offers for democracy, development and women’s empowerment; followed by barriers and limitations.