Gender Equity, Telecommunication Development and the ITU

13 June 2005
Canadian International Development Agency submission to the second ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference (Malta, 1998) argues for the recognition of gender implication and the incorporation of the needs of both women and men in the telecommunication development .

Status of Research on the Information Society

13 June 2005
The report give an overview of the current state of research undertaken in the area of the information society . Five essential subjects were selected for more detailed exploration: gender equality, cultural and linguistic diversity, freedom of expression, people with disabilities, and universal access and infoethics .

UN ICT Task Force - Plan of Action

12 June 2005
The Plan of Action adopted in 2001 recognizes the potential of ICTs to contribute to gender equality and the empowerment of women.

Toolkit on Gender Indicators in Engineering, Science and Technology

12 June 2005
The purpose of the Toolkit is to promote the collection of gender disaggregated data in scientific and technological activities for national and international policy.

WSIS: Articulating Information at the Summit

12 June 2005
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.

The World Summit in Reflection

12 June 2005
The space offers a platform for substantive reflection and debate on the WSIS process, outcomes, and purposes.

Gender Issues at the World Summit on the Information Society

12 June 2005
The paper describes and assess the efforts to secure inclusion of gender issues at the World Summit on Information Society in Geneva.

Media and Gender Monitor

12 June 2005
Media and Gender Monitor is a bi-annual publication from the WACC Women's Programme addressing a wide range of gender and communication issues.

The Global Media Monitoring Project 2005

12 June 2005
The Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) 2005 is a grassroots media monitoring, research and advocacy project which aims to promote the fair and balanced representation of women and men in news media worldwide.

Gender and ICTs for development: A global source book

10 June 2005
Five case studies illustrate the different contexts facing gender and ICTs for development, including e-commerce in Bhutan, entrepreneurship by women workers in China, post-war communication using radio and ICTs in Sierra Leone, sustainable fisheries production in Ghana, and information exchange related to HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean.