Latin America

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Communication in Movement

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,465 views
“Communication in Movement”, a new publication of ALAI (Agencia Latinoamericana de Información), examines the complex relations between social movements and communication.<br /><br /><br />

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ECLAC Information Society Program

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,496 views
This website was conceived as a space for the virtual encounter of specialists, governments, private companies, international organisms and civil society. It aims at promoting public policies, stimulating regional cooperation, follow up and offer analytical and technical support for the elaboration and promotion of strategies for the development of the information society. <br />

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Rio de Janeiro Commitment

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,120 views
Document produced during the Regional Preparatory Ministerial Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean for the Second Phase of the World Summit on the Information Society.

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Civil society organizations intervention in the first day of the Regional Preparatory Ministerial Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean for the second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,255 views
The representatives of civil society organizations, networks and social movements present in the Regional Preparatory Ministerial Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean for the second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society - that happened in Rio de Janeiro, in June, 2005 - presented their views in the official plenary session during the first day of the meeting, urging...

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Civil society organizations intervention in the last day of the Regional Preparatory Ministerial Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean for the second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,154 views
In the statement presented by civil society organizations in the last day of the Regional Preparatory Ministerial Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean in Rio, it was stressed that "the three pillars of the construction of information societies are not the telecommunications, the equipments and the softwares, but, instead, the info-ethics, the digital education (with a vision of its...

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Declaration of NGOs, women networks and feminists of Latin America and of the WSIS Gender Caucus

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,390 views
Declaration presented by NGOs, women networks and feminists of Latin America and of the WSIS Gender Caucus during the WSIS Rio Preparatory Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean organized in Rio de Janeiro, in June 2005.

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Gender and ICTs for development: A global source book

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,806 views
Five case studies illustrate the different contexts facing gender and ICTs for development, including e-commerce 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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New reproductive technologies, ethics and gender: the legislative process in Brazil

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,369 views
This article presents an analysis of the conduct of the Brazilian legislative process regarding new reproductive technologies. The main counter point is the debate that took place in the United Kingdom, in particular with the publication of the Warnock Report and the suggestions of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA).

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Looking behind the internet: Empowering Women for Public Policy Advocacy in Central America

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 4,180 views
This research differentiates itself because it focuses on women and policy rather than ICTs. Thus this research is about women's needs and concerns in the real (offline) world and how public information and ICTs can contribute to solutions rather than issues such as women having internet access, or studies regarding their activities on the web.

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

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 4,591 views
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.