Feminist reflection on internet policies

Changing the way you see ICT

Who's Who in Policy


Ushahidi [oo-shah-hee-dee] is a non-profit technology company that specializes in developing tools for democratizing information, increasing transparency and lowering the barriers for individuals to share their stories. In particular, the company develops free and open source software for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping. Ushahidi was initially developed to map online eyewitness reports of violence in Kenya after the post-election fallout in 2007. Since then, the software has been used for a number of similar projects around the globe, and the name "Ushahidi" has come to represent not only the platform but also the people behind it.

UYLUG Grupo de Usuarios Linux de Uruguay

Se orientan a difundir el uso de Linux en todas sus distribuciones, plataformas y opciones de configuración. Apoyo y fomento de la utilización del software de libre uso y el desarrollo de software con "código libre".

Violence is Not our Culture Campaign

The Violence is Not our Culture (VNC) Campaign was founded in 2007 and is a global network of organisations and individuals committed to end all forms of discrimination and violence against women (VAW) being justified in the name of culture and/or religion. Such forms of gender-based violence include stoning, whipping/lashing, forced marriage, child marriage, female genital mutilation and “honour” killings. The Campaign is now present in Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East and Africa.


WiLAC es un portal informativo sobre las Tecnologías Inalámbricas para el Desarrollo, pensado para apoyar a aquellas personas, organizaciones, municipalidades y empresas que se encuentran implementando proyectos comunitarios de conectividad

inalámbrica o que desean hacerlo.

Women Entrepreneurs’ Portal

This women's entrepreneurship portali aims at providing links to the websites of women entrepreneurs’ representative organisations, networks, projects and events that relate to the promotion of female entrepreneurship.

Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition

The Women Human Rights DefendersWHRD IC, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders">i International Coalition (WHRD IC) is a worldwide resource and advocacyThe American Heritage Dictionaries on Answers.com ">i network for the protection and support of women human rights defenders (WHRD). Created out of the international campaign on WHRD launched in 2005, the coalition asserts that the gender
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">iand the nature of the work of those advocating for women's human rightsi has made them a clear target of attacks, requiring “gender-sensitive mechanisms for their protection and support”, as they state"government" in this glossary). As a general rule, "state" should not be capitalised.

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Women in Global Science and Technology

Women in Global Science and Technology (WIGSAT) is an international non-profit organization. WIGSAT provides services in the area of gender, science and technology for development, with a special focus on information and communications technologies. It also acts as a broker or disseminator of information and resources.

Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)

Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)
Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) es una organización no gubernamental que busca desarrollar el uso de tecnologías de información y comunicaciónFuente: APC ">i entre las mujeres como herramientas para compartir información y abordar temas de forma colectiva. Iniciada en mayo de 2000 por varias organizaciones de mujeres, WOUGNET tiene como misión promover y apoyar el uso de las TIC por las mujeres y las organizaciones de mujeres en Uganda, para que puedan aprovechar las oportunidades que ofrecen las TIC con el fin de abordar eficazmente los problemas nacionales y locales de desarrollo sostenible. Las actividades de WOUGNET se llevan a cabo en tres áreas principales del programa: intercambio de información y redesThe Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English en Encyclopedia.com y Wikipedia ">i, soporte técnico y género
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Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)

Initiated in May 2000 in Uganda by several women's organizations, Women of Uganda Network's (WOUGNET) mission is to promote and support the use of ICTinformation and communications technology. ">i by women and women organizations in Uganda, so that they can take advantage of the opportunities presented by ICT in order to effectively address national and local problems of sustainable development. WOUGNET activities are carried out under three major program areas: Information Sharing and NetworkingThe Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English on Encyclopedia.com">i, Technical Support and Gender
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