Strategic Use

Asia Report on the Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM) Testing

Cheekay Cinco on 2 Jun 2010
Report of the Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM) Testing Process in Asia participated by a diverse set of initiatives from five countries.

From access to appropriation: Women and ICT policies in Latin American and the Caribbean

Kateřina Fialová on 2 Jun 2010
In this document is presented basic information on the expansion of ICTs in the Latin America Region, stating the major gaps. It also presents the results of some studies, and of an electronic consultation, which give evidence of the progress, obstacles and recommendations for policies and programs that strengthen gender equality in and through ICTs.

Report from the ICT Training for Bulgarian Women on 2 Jun 2010
The report is based on the experience from the ICT Training for Bulgarian Women from NGOs

Tester Report: Capacity Building of Lithuanian Women Through ICT & Networking on 2 Jun 2010
This document presents project “Capacity Building of Lithuanian Women Through ICT & Networking” evaluation of a feedback from women who attended courses on Computer Basics and Internet.

The reality of virtual reality: the internet’s impact within gender equality advocacy communities in Latin America

Graciela Selaimen on 2 Jun 2010
"ICT can impede inclusion and participation if users do not pay attention to its effects on communities and the structures of organizations themselves. Deliberate and thoughtful engagement with the technology is essential". This is one of the assumptions presented in this study, where the author analises the potential of ICT to foster democratic relations and effective strategies within civil society and looks at the internet’s influence on advocacy communities, especially within the women's movement and organizations.

Globalisation and ICT: Employment Opportunities for Women on 2 Jun 2010
In view of international focus on poverty reduction and the Millennium Development Goals, and the close connection of gender equality to achieving these Goals, the paper addresses women’s use of ICTs in the six areas identified in the MDG as critical to achieving poverty reduction, as well as the potential use of ICTs to promote gender equality in poverty reduction strategies. It analyses the potential for women’s economic empowerment, as well as employment and income-generating trends ushered in by the digital economy.

Gender Equality and Poverty Reduction in the Knowledge Society on 2 Jun 2010
The emphasis on ICT as a tool of economic and social empowerment for underprivileged women raises new research questions that are relevant both for advocacy and project work by NGOs as well as for policy intervention by national and international bodies. The paper assesses women&#8217;s access to and use of ICTs for social empowerment and poverty reduction.<br /> <br />

Roundtable and Recommendations on Women in Media on 2 Jun 2010
The presentations dealt with women's employment in the media, the images of women portrayed by the media, policy issues to be addressed by decision-makers, and women as media decision-makers.

Communications, Education and Employment for Women through Information Technology (CEEWIT)

Kateřina Fialová on 2 Jun 2010
The site of Communications, Education and Employment features methodology and teaching material for the training of women in rural areas in the use of IT technology and the Internet and to run test courses.

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

Kateřina Fialová on 2 Jun 2010
The document presents a summary of the discussions. Specific themes include access to ICTs and their use; Information, technology and women empowerment; and Women's campaigns, networks, resources and repositories on ICT.

ICT Policy for Civil Society: Training Curriculum

Kateřina Fialová on 2 Jun 2010
The Gender and ICTs unit provides an overview of critical gender and ICT issues, their relevance for ICT policy formulation, programme design and implementation, as well as the monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment of ICT initiatives.

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

Kateřina Fialová on 2 Jun 2010
The document is a synthesis of the results of the Virtual Seminar Series on gender and ICT, and online forum for exchange of research-based knowledge and information.

Cutting Edge Pack: Gender and ICTs

Anita Gurumurthy on 2 Jun 2010
BRIDGE&#8217;s Cutting Edge Pack on Gender and ICTs consists of two components: the Overview Report and the Supporting Resources Collection.

Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Gender

Kateřina Fialová on 2 Jun 2010
The paper is a survey and brief analysis of various research studies and publications done on gender and ICTs between 1998 and 2001. The author identifies women’s lack of participation in ICT policymaking and production as one of the key issues to consider in bridging the gender digital divide.

Gender Issues in the Information Society

Kateřina Fialová on 2 Jun 2010
This paper was published in 2003 as background material in preparation for the WSIS. It asserts that gender considerations need to be an integral component in policymaking.
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