The statement of the IGF Dynamic Coalition on Gender presented at the third Internet Governance Forum in Hyderabad, India,on the 6 of December 2008:

"The IGF Dynamic Coalition on Gender appreciates the recognition in discussions at this IGF of the fact that women constitute a fundamental stakeholder in the information society, and that they play a crucial role. We hope that the IGF will now build on this important beginning, and will attempt to fully integrate gender concerns in its work. The three sectors within the IGF's defining feature of multistakeholderism are not monolithic, unitary and consistent actors. Greater effort is required to bring women's diverse perspectives to the forefront in each stakeholder group. Ultimately, a rights based approach to Internet governance is the only safeguard for women to fully enjoy the potential benefits of the Internet..."

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