kaca's picture

Kateřina Fialová

Katerina lives in Czech Republic and enjoys spending as much time possible in India. Likes singing in a choir and practicing yoga every early morning. She is the GenderIT.org coordinator and loves her job.

In depth

Gobierno electrónico: cuando falta la mirada de género…

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 07:07 | 3,718 views
Katerina Fialova – activista por los derechos de las mujeres y cordinadora del portal GenderIT.org - cuenta en este artículo sobre su experiencia como participante y coorganizadora de un panel sobre género y TIC en la conferencia anual sobre gobierno electrónico que se realiza en República Checa. El evento celebró su noveno año de existencia en 2006 y, por primera vez en su historia, la agenda...

In depth

Políticas de tecnología de la información y comunicación con mirada de género

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 07:07 | 2,693 views
Activistas de género y tecnología del PARM de APC lanzaron GenderIT.org, un nuevo portal sobre políticas de tecnología de la información y la comunicación (TIC) para las mujeres y los y las responsables de la formulación de políticas – ahora en español.

In depth

Mujeres de América Latina en Cumbre Mundial sobre la Sociedad de la Información

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 07:06 | 3,460 views
La segunda fase de la Cumbre Mundial sobre la Sociedad de la Información comenzó este miércoles 16 en la ciudad africana de Túnez. El foro global, donde se pretende abordar a las nuevas tecnologías y cómo éstas afectan al mundo, concluye este viernes 18 de noviembre y partió con un traspié para las mujeres.

In depth

Rights . Violence . Technology - HELP US TO JOIN THE DOTS

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:21 | 5,855 views
Policies, laws and development plans on emerging ICTs rarely take into account the reality of violence against women in its creation and implementation. Similarly, policies and laws on violence against women rarely take into account the dimensions of emerging ICTs. How have developments in information and communications technologies strengthened the efforts to end violence against women? How has...

In depth

Linking Czech women and e-government

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:19 | 4,238 views
The APC WNSP panel “ICT and Equal Opportunities of Women and Men” took place on the April 3, 2006, the first of a two-day conference on Internet in Public Administration. Most panellists spoke about information and communication literacy as key to successful implementation of e-government objectives. At the same time, they listed ICT skills as the prime barrier that leads to a gender digital...

In depth

E-government: When the gender lens is missing...

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:19 | 4,277 views
In the middle of 2005, the European team of APC WNSP took on a daunting task: to inject gender awareness into a regional conference focussing on the internet in public administrations . The annual e-government conference taking place in the Czech Republic celebrated its ninth year of existence in 2006. Yet, for the first time in its history, equal opportunity for women and men was put on the...

In depth

Women too look at wireless networking, to bridge the gaps

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:19 | 4,986 views
Wireless networks is attracting growing attention across the globe, as a plausible way of providing internet access in marginal areas or in cases where costs are prohibitive. Cristo Redentor Telecentre co-ordinator Cristina Ojeda joined a workshop on wireless networking organized by the Latin American School of Networking EsLaRed) in Mérida, Venezuela and narrates her experience.

In depth

Online safety for women

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:19 | 4,669 views
The BC Rural Women’s Network, sponsored by the Vernon Women’s Centre Society, announced a new project addressing Online Safety for Women. Funded by Status of Women Canada and the National Crime Prevention Strategy, this 12-month third phase project will address women’s safety when using the internet and email communications.

In depth

New gender and ICT policy monitor helps women make ICT policy a priority

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:19 | 2,450 views
Information and communications technologies (ICTs) can assist in bringing food to the table or promoting a reproductive rights agenda and more women need to be involved in the drafting of technology policy. GenderIT.org is a new portal for women and policy-makers just launched by the APC WNSP, APC's women's programme. GenderIT.org is a practical tool for women's organisations so that ICT policy...