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ICT for Development Success Stories: Youth, Poverty and Gender

The Global Knowledge Partnership (GKP)
The Global Knowledge Partnership (GKP) on 6 October, 2006 · Global
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youth, poverty, entrepreneurship, environment, media, human rights, peace, rural development, capacity-building, networking, advocacy
The 100-page publication highlights initiatives that are using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to make a real and meaningful difference in communities around the world, no matter how disadvantaged or isolated they may be. These stories on Youth, Poverty and Gender intend to provide snapshots of the learning process that accompanies the introduction and implementation of ICTs in a community development project.
 

Radio: A Post Nine-Eleven Strategy for Reaching the World's Poor

Stephen Sposato and Wm. A. Smith
Stephen Sposato and Wm. A. Smith on 6 October, 2006
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The book provides case studies of the historical use of radio, and an overview of what is being done today. the authors argue that the voice of radio can work as an effective, practical and cost-efficient means of transmitting information that may impact the lives of people in communities all over the world.
 

Putting ICTs in the Hands of Women of Kanpur and "Chikan" Embroidery Workers of Lucknow: Project Evaluation Methodology

Janice Brodman
Janice Brodman on 6 October, 2006
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evaluation, project evaluation, evaluation methodology, Critical Success Factor. quantitative, qualitative
This report document is based on a field trip by Dr. Janice Brodman, which aimed to help Datamation Foundation (DF) ensure that their evaluationi instruments provide information/data needed to measure project achievements against objectives, and also introduced the infoDev Framework to the DF evaluation team.
 

Women in Sync: Acting Locally, Connecting Globally (Toolkit 3)

Writers: Nani Buntarian, Cheekay Cinco, Karin Delgadillo, Dorothy Okello, Dafne Sabanes Plou, Chat Garcia Ramilo, Sonia Jaffe Robbins, Marie-Helene Mottin Sylla, the Women’sNet Team
Writers: Nani Buntarian, Cheekay Cinco, Karin Delgadillo, Dorothy Okello, Dafne Sabanes Plou, Chat Garcia Ramilo, Sonia Jaffe Robbins, Marie-Helene Mottin Sylla, the Women’sNet Team on 6 October, 2006 · Global
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Connecting Locally, Acting Globally is the third volume of Women in Sync. Women from diverse geographies and cultures tell how their communities are defining the Interneti, and how they are themselves redefined by the experience. The telling comes in different tones: some voices were are terse, some verbosevoluble, and some quietly passionate. But all are, in the end, inspiring.
 

Women in Sync: Networking for Change: The APC WNSP’s First 8 Years (Toolkit 2)

Karen Banks, Sally Burch, Irene Leon, Sonja Boezak and Liz Probert
Karen Banks, Sally Burch, Irene Leon, Sonja Boezak and Liz Probert on 6 October, 2006 · Global
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Networkingi for Change is the second volume of Women in Sync, a toolkit for women’s electronic networking. It chronicles the history of the Association for Progressive Communicationsi Women's Networking Support Programmei (APCWNSP) in its first 8 years of working together. In a series of articles, it examines how APCWNSP grew from a small band of women to a global network that served as an incubator of networking initiatives world-wide. It also examines emerging issues and challenges in gender and ICT policyi advocacyi and in the integration of new and old technologies to strengthen women's networking.
 

Women in Sync: Putting Beijing Online (Toolkit 1)

Putting Beijing Online is the first volume of Women in Sync, a toolkit for women’s electronic networkingi drawn largely from the pioneering experiences of APCWNSP. It documents the reflections of the women (and some men) who worked onsite in Huairou and Beijing and offsite from all over the globe during the Fourth United Nations World Conference on Women (UNWCW).
 

MEDIA BRIEF: Cultivating Violence Through Technology? Exploring the Connections between Internet Communication Technologies and Violence Against Women

This brief is a condensed version of the issue paper with the same title written by Jac sm Kee for APC WNSP. The paper explores the connection between new information communication technologies (ICTs) and violence against womeni (VAW). From the perspective of representation and rapid dissemination of information and communication enabled through ICTs, the paper looks at domestic violence in the homes, sexual violence and women in conflict affected areas. It presents case studies, strategies and analysis on these different areas.
 

Gender & FLOSS, Asia Source Tech Camp

Jac, Niklas, Maheen, Cheekay & Qaisar
Jac, Niklas, Maheen, Cheekay & Qaisar on 4 February, 2005
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This statement on Gender and Free/Libre & Open Source Softwarei (F/LOSS) was written by participants of a session on Gender & F/LOSS at the Asia Source Tech Camp, held in Bangalore on 28th January - 4th February, 2005. The Statement looks at gender in the context of the camp, with an aim to inform planning of similar F/LOSS workshops in the future.
 

Video Films: Women & ICT Projects in India

This page links to two documentary films on women and ICTi that were produced in the framework of UNESCO’s pilot project 'Putting ICT in the Hands of the Poor', that are now available online. They examine the information needs of poverty stricken communities in South Asia, with a special focus on gender issues.
 

GraceNet Silicon Valley

on 7 July, 2005 · Global
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women in technology, women's network, high-technology professions, economic opportunities.
GraceNet is a women's network named after Grace Hopper, whose pioneering work in computer programming and cryptographyi provides inspiration and encouragement for women who work in computing and related fields. This network's mission is "to promote the contributions of women in technology and to leverage the intellectual and creative capital of women."
 
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