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Gender peripheries of the Internet Governance Forum in Indonesia

Gender peripheries of the Internet Governance Forum in Indonesia

Posted 20 November, 2013 - 14:10
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The Internet Governance Forum Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a forum for multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on how the internet is run. It was set up at the end of 2005 by the United Nations Secretary-General following a resolution made by governments at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).

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Source: APC">i(IGF) has taken constructive steps to integrate gender equality
Source:DAC (Development Assistance Committee) Guidelines for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Development Co-Operation, Development Co-operation Guidelines Series, OECD, 1998.

">i into its space, processes and issues. This years' Gender
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Roundtable and other specific spaces such as the Gender Dynamic Coalition, aimed to strengthen the previous premise by bringing in different stakeholders i(including government"state" in this glossary). As a general rule, "government" should not be capitalised.

Source: Wikipedia">is, UN agencies, the private sector, civil society etc.) to dialogue on key issues, challenges and best practices on the extent to which gender has been integrated into internet governanceSource: Tunis Agenda for the Information Society">i issues. This helped to increase knowledge and understanding of gender and interneti specific concerns within the internet governance framework and debates.