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Mainstreaming Gender Issues in ICT Policy Development - Draft

This is a draft copy of a research conducted by FMA to look into gender mainstreamingi efforts in ICT policyi development. in the Philippines. In particular, Section 4 of the research is culled to demonstrate and examine ICTi policy in the current Philippines context, with attention to the inclusion of gender within its processes.

Gender in the information Society: Emerging issues

This publication is a collection of 13 papers developed for a pre-World Summit on the Information Societyi seminar, produced by UNDP-APDIP in partnership with UNIFEM and IT for Change. It showcases perspectives that critique the engagement with new technologies in various development sectors such as the governancei, media and work.

Communication Rights Are Women's Rights

The Foundation for Media Alternative's statement in conjunction with International Women's Day, 2006, calls for four specific measures needed to recognize communication rights as women's rightsi.

Mapping Gender in the Information Society: From Reality to Discourse

The report from the workshop focused on gender in the information society in the context of the Asia Pacific. The participants also critically evaluated how global policyi platforms such as the World Summit on the Information Societyi have framed issues related to gender and ICTsi.

From the Digital Divide to Digital Opportunities: Measuring Infostates for Development

The publication features a new measuring instrument which combines statistical indicators with analytical work on policies and their implementation. Beyond it is complemented with quantitative and qualitative research in a chapter on ‘women in the information society' .

Free/Libre/Open Source Software Asian Developers Online Survey (FLOSS-ASIA)

Kazuo Hiyane, Jun Iio, Hiroyuki Shimizu
Kazuo Hiyane, Jun Iio, Hiroyuki Shimizu on 1 September, 2005 · Global
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The objective of the survey was to determine the situation regarding open source softwarei/free software (OSS/FS) engineers in Japan by gathering information directly from open source/free software developers themselves. The results will be used in personnel training in relevant technical fields, in planning policyi for technology promotion and other 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.

Malaysian gov't must review laws to free media and information

The paper outlines various discriminatory practices that have been faced from the laws on media and communications in Malaysia, as compelling reasons why the legislations must be reformed.

Gender and ICTs for development: A global source book

Five case studies illustrate the different contexts facing gender and ICTsi for development, including e-commercei in Bhutan, entrepreneurship by women workers in China, post-war communication using radio and ICTs in Sierra Leone, sustainable fisheries production in Ghana, and information exchange related to HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean.
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