Changing Practice: How Domestic Violence Advocates Use Internet and Wireless Communication Technologies

3 March 2005
The research report describes how and why two Midwestern domestic violence organizations in the US use Internet and wireless communication technologies. Major findings of the study reveal a need for more awareness and technical assistance regarding safe and ethical Internet and wireless communication service delivery.

Looking behind the internet: Empowering Women for Public Policy Advocacy in Central America

2 March 2005
This research differentiates itself because it focuses on women and policy rather than ICTs. Thus this research is about women's needs and concerns in the real (offline) world and how public information and ICTs can contribute to solutions rather than issues such as women having internet access, or studies regarding their activities on the web.

Online Victimization: A Report on the Nation’s Youth

2 March 2005
The national survey reveals that large numbers of young people are encountering sexual solicitations they did not want, sexual material they did not seek, and people who threatened and harassed them in a variety of ways. It also shows how families and young people are addressing matters of danger and protection on the Internet, and puts forward several recommendations on how to address this problem on a larger context.

Domestic Violence Organizations Online : Risks, Ethical Dilemmas, and Liability Issues

2 March 2005
The paper outlines the risk and liability issues related to use of the Internet and suggests risk-management guidelines to protect organizations from liability.

Missing: Information About Women’s Lives

2 March 2005
The paper highlights four key areas that affect women and girls where priorities have changed, funding has been cut, research findings distorted, important social differences masked, and critical committees and programs dismantled. <br />

Tackling Debates and Challenges of New Reproductive Technologies

2 March 2005
The primer is a guide to the current debates on new reproductive technologies (NRTs), how they are changing political landscapes, and their potential effects on women's human rights.

Gender and Agriculture in the Information Society

2 March 2005
The paper explores ICTs in relation to gender, specifically focusing on gender and ICT applications in agricultural and rural development in developing countries.

Getting Gender into ICT Policy: easier said than done

28 February 2005
The presentation covers the political and economic context for development of the ICT sector, reviewed the dominant approach to ICT sector development, outlined challenges for mainstreaming human development and gender equality issues, and identified strategic questions for the World Bank. <br />

Engendering Information & Communication Technologies: Challenges & Opportunities for Gender-Equitable Development

28 February 2005
The brochure highlights ways on how to engender ICTs and explores the World Bank's efforts to address gender issues in information technology projects.

Statement of the Gender Caucus to the WSIS PrepCom2

28 February 2005
The statement demands for financing that accounts specifically for women's development priorities and their information and communication rights.