Changing Practice: How Domestic Violence Advocates Use Internet and Wireless Communication Technologies
3 March 2005| 1,315 views
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.
2 March 2005| 1,584 views
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.
2 March 2005| 1,877 views
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.
2 March 2005| 1,172 views
The paper outlines the risk and liability issues related to use of the Internet and suggests risk-management guidelines to protect organizations from liability.
2 March 2005| 1,162 views
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 />
2 March 2005| 851 views
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.
2 March 2005| 1,244 views
The paper explores ICTs in relation to gender, specifically focusing on gender and ICT applications in agricultural and rural development in developing countries.
28 February 2005| 911 views
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| 1,824 views
The brochure highlights ways on how to engender ICTs and explores the World Bank's efforts to address gender issues in information technology projects.
28 February 2005| 1,456 views
The statement demands for financing that accounts specifically for women's development priorities and their information and communication rights.