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Asian Pacific Women's Information Network Center

APWINC aims at promoting women's informatization and women-related communication technologies in the Asia-Pacific region, focusing on South Korea, through providing web-based ICTi trainings.

Centro Interamericano de Investigación y Documentación sobre Formación Profesional - OIT

The Interamerican Center of Research and Documentation on Professional Formation (CINTERFOR) is a technical service of the International Labor Office (ILO), created in 1963 and based in Montevideo, Uruguay. Within the program Gender, Formation and Labor, the Cinterfor is dedicated to discuss several issues regarding women's empowermenti and insertion in the labor market, and ICTs are an important part of this work. Cinterfor opens a space of information, exchange and capacity building aiming at contributing with the efforts for knowledge building in the framework of the global debates on Information Society.

Women's Issues Information Centre

The WIIC acts as a focal point on the pulse of women's issues in Lithuanian society, by acting as a catalyst on the most pressing problems facing women in the transitional post communist stage.

Central European Centre for Women and Youth in Science

The Central European Centre for Women and Youth in Science (CEC-WYS), was established with the goal of promoting and supporting women and young people in science in Central Europe.

Cisco Academy

Global e-learning program offers students an opportunity to pursue IT curricula through online instructor-led training and hands-on lab exercises to prepare them for the future.

Open Society Institute

The Open Society Institute is an international organisation related to George Soros with a mission to support the building of civic society.

World Bank Group

The World Bank Group’s mission is to fight poverty and improve the living standards of people in the developing world.

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNESCO - the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish scientific breakthroughs. Education, Social and Natural Science, Culture and Communication are the means to a far more ambitious goal : to build peace in the minds of men.

Do women’s access to ICTs lead to empowerment? Looking at the CEEWA ICT project in rural Uganda

Patricia Litho
Patricia Litho on 13 July, 2007
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Is there a direct connection between empowermenti and access to informationi and communication technologies? Patricia Litho interrogates this question through the CEEWA ICTi project case study in rural Uganda. She examines the conceptualisation of empowerment, and its relationship with infrastructure, skills, connectivityi, access and participation.

Mommy knows best, or perhaps the church, or maybe the school? A conversation on online content regulation

Who decides on what we should see and not see online? Should parents decide on behalf of their children? Or should it be the church? Or the school? Are women and children better left alone? Mavic Cabrera-Balleza, Senior Programme Associate of the International Women’s Tribune Centre and a member of the GenderIt blogiging team at the first Internet Governance Forum i(IGF) that took place in Athens, Greece from October 30- November 2, 2006 spoke with two other IGF participants—Caroline Wamala from Uganda and Itir Akdogan from Turkey on gender iissues in internet governancei and online content regulationi. Following are excerpts from their conversation.

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