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.

Inclusion, diversity and gender equality: Gender Dimensions of the Free/Libre Open Source Software Development

30 May 2005
This essay describes and analyses challenges (societal<br /> and organisational) and advantages (e.g. new models for<br /> mobile and collaborative work online), particularly<br /> regarding gender issues, encountered in the recent FLOSS<br /> development. The paper concludes with suggestions on<br /> how to create rules and resources and the creation of a<br /> common FLOSS space for both genders.<br />

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

16 April 2005
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 region took the survey on Internet governance priorities for the Asia-Pacific. This summary analysis of the survey shows the Internet governance priorities of the region.