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ICTs and Gender - Working Party on the Information Economy

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 3,395 views
This document provides an overview of the gender distribution of ICT and ICT-related employment in OECD countries, and ICT employment patterns are contrasted with overall employment to highlight how different ICT employment patterns are. The document then focuses on participation in ICT-related education and training, and differences in ICT access and use by gender.<br />

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Bosnia and Herzegovina ICT Policy

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 3,331 views
This blog is an initiative by <a href="http://www.oneworldsee.org">Oneworld - Platform for Southeast Europe</a>, which publishes news and resources related to national ICT policies in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Berlin Declaration: Women Claiming the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,482 views
The declaration drafted by the participants in the European/North American Regional Conference on Gender and the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), assembled in Berlin on 11 September 2005.

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Free/Libre and open source software: survey and study FLOSS

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,015 views
This document forms the final report for the FLOSS project. <br /><br /><p><br /><br />The Project objectives were remedy the lack of information on Free/Libre/Open Source Software starting at the very beginning: by conducting surveys to generate a unique base of primary data on Free/Open Source Software usage and development; identifying indicators to measure value...

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A Techno-Feminist Perspective on the Free/Libre Open Source

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,297 views
This paper tries to analyse the FLOSS development from a <br /><br />"techno-feminist" perspective (Wajcman 2004). Staying away from a reductionism that simplifies the gender issue in the FLOSS community to the level of a fight between men and women, the issues I attempt to address include not only the inequality that women face in computing, but also other inequalities that...

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EU survey on free and open source software

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,772 views
In 2002, MERIT/Infonomics at the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands, carried out the FLOSS developer survey supported by the European Union. This was the first survey that provided deep insights in the international FLOSS community, its divisions, its diversity of beliefs, and its functioning.

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Rocket science or social science? Involving women in the creation of computing

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,723 views
With the rapid development of new kinds of networks – both the Internet itself and the new groupings enabled by the Internet, the Oxford Internet Institute identified a need to address the impact of these trends on women in the computing professions. The document presents results of one-day forum which brought senior women in the computing industry and those whose role is to research gender and...

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The consequences of the sex industry in the European Union (draft report)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,205 views
This European Parliament draft report to the vast expansion of the sex industry world wide; it highlights the sex industry's use of all types of information communication systems and emphasises link between the sex industry pornography and trafficking in women, prostitution and other violations women's human rights. The report calls for specific measures, such adoption of national...

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e-Living: Life in a Digital Europe (IST-2000-25409)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 2,765 views
Final e-Living project report. The material in this report examines the use of ICTs by age, gender, educational and working groups.

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Roma Information Project: The Roma Women's Movement Takes on Technology

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 3,172 views
Roma women thoughts regarding the Open Society Institute and the Advocacy Project carried out Roma information Project (RIP). The goal of the project was to introduce a selected number of Roma women organisation in Central and Easter Europe to information technology.