Feminist reflection on internet policies

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Crisis and Need: Information and Communication Technology in Development Initiatives Runs through a Paradox

Ahmed Swapan Mahmud
Ahmed Swapan Mahmud on 11 February, 2005 · Global
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global macro ICT policy, digital divide, rural-urban divide
The paper calls for a shift in national and global policies in order to respond to the growing digital dividei within countries and among developed and developing countries.

Pathway to Gender Equality: CEDAW, Beijing and the MDGs

Lee Waldorf with research by Shelley Inglis
Lee Waldorf with research by Shelley Inglis on 11 February, 2005 · Global
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women's health, eradication of poverty, eradication of hunger, universal primary education, environment sustainability
The publication points out that CEDAWi, Beijing and the MDGs are mutually supporting processes and proposes ways on how to enhance the synergy among these processes to achieve gender equalityi.

Gender ICT: Issues, Implications & Opportunities (Summary of Online Discussions)

The document presents a summary of the discussions. Specific themes include access to ICTs and their use; Information, technology and women empowermenti; and Women's campaigns, networks, resources and repositories on ICT.

Who pays for the Information Society: Challenges and Issues on financing the Information Society

The book is an in-depth look at the issues surrounding financial mechanisms to achieve universal accessi. While the book does not focus on gender, specifically, it contributes to the knowledge base necessary for effective advocacyi in ICT policyi processes.

The "Seven Musts": Priority Issues for Gender Equality in the WSIS Process

on 11 February, 2005 · Global
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This document outlines fundamental principles that the WSIS process should embrace in its reflections on information societies.

Action Items for Gender Equality in the Information Society

The document outlines concrete recommendations for actions in a myriad of areas to address problems of gender equityi in ICTs, ranging from basic access issues to decision making power and presence.


NGO Gender Strategies Working Group Comments to the Draft Declaration

NGO Gender Strategies Working Group
NGO Gender Strategies Working Group on 11 February, 2005 · Global
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gender analysis, equitable information society, ICT for development, governance
Provides language for the draft declaration and insights for the incorporation of gender in information societies.

Call to Governments (WSIS Intersessional, July 15-18, 2003, Paris)

on 11 February, 2005 · Global
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The NGO Gender Strategies Working Group, which includes the APC WNSP, issued this Call to Governments given their grave concerns regarding the complete lack of attention to gender issues in the WSIS declaration and process.

ICTS for Social Change

on 11 February, 2005 · Global
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globalisation, globalization, development, gender equality
The document out critical ICTi issues relevant to gender equalityi and women's empowermenti in the current context of globalisation and development

APCWNSP Policy Guide for Gender and ICTs

on 11 February, 2005 · Global
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gender and ict policy, women's rights, women's empowerment, information society, governance, education
The document outlines 10 fundamental principles in ICT policyi in order to engender IT.