Strategic Use

Roundtable and Recommendations on Women in Media

The presentations dealt with women's employment in the media, the images of women portrayed by the media, policyi issues to be addressed by decision-makers, and women as media decision-makers. Two key issues were the invisibility of older women in the media and the seeming lack of concern by younger women regarding sex discrimination in employment and advancement in the workplace.

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

The document presents a summary of the discussions in the online forum. The specific themes for the 3-month forum included: access to ICTinformation and communications technology. ">is and their use; Information, technology and women empowerment
Source: Wieringa, 1994

">i; and Women's campaigns, networks, resources and repositories on ICT. An active discussion around the WSIS process transpired and is documented in the paper.

Overcoming the gender digital divide: understanding ICTs and their potential for the empowerment of women

The document is a synthesis of the results of the Virtual Seminar Series on gender
Moser 1993:230, from Navigating Gender

">iand ICTinformation and communications technology. ">i. One of the specific recommendations made was to get more women in strategic positions within policyimaking and regulatory bodies, and to strengthen the knowledge base for advocacyThe American Heritage Dictionaries on Answers.com ">i and policy lobbyStyle information: N/a

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Cutting Edge Pack: Gender and ICTs

BRIDGE’s Cutting Edge Pack on Gender and ICTsGenderIT.org">i consists of two components: the Overview Report and the Supporting Resources Collection. The Overview Report includes an introduction to gender
Moser 1993:230, from Navigating Gender

">iissues in the ICT arena, a discussion on the potential for ICTs to promote women’s empowerment
Source: Wieringa, 1994

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, and recommendations on engendering the ICT arena.

Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Gender

The paper is a survey and brief analysis of various research studies and publications done on gender and ICTsGenderIT.org">i between 1998 and 2001. The author identifies women’s lack of participation in ICT policy policy. Style Information: n/a">imaking and production as one of the key issues to consider in bridging the gender
Moser 1993:230, from Navigating Gender

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Gender Issues in the Information Society

This paper was published in 2003 as background material in preparation for the WSIS. It asserts that unless gender
Moser 1993:230, from Navigating Gender

">iissues are not fully integrated into technology analyses, policyi development and programme design, women and men will not be able to benefit equally from ICTinformation and communications technology. ">is and their applications. Specifically, gender needs to be an integral component in policymaking as policy involves the prioritisation of resources across different groups of users and sectors.

E-commerce and Development Report 2003

The annual UNCTAD report analyses, from a development perspective, recent trends and advances in information and communication technologies (ICTinformation and communications technology. ">i), such as e-commerce

">i and e-business, and examines their applications in developing countries. The report proposes strategic options to assist developing countries in designing national policies to take advantage of ICT. It also aims to contribute to the debates at the World Summit on the Information SocietySource: APC ICT Policy Handbook and APC Annual Report 2005.">i (WSIS).

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