Resources

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 computing issues, together to explore the state of the industry in the early 21st century.
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.
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.
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.
Comments submitted on the 'draft working papers' prepared by the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG) members, and discussed at the meeting in Geneva in February, 2005.
Canadian International Development Agency submission to the second ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference (Malta, 1998) argues for the recognition of gender implication and the incorporation of the needs of both women and men in the telecommunication development .
The report give an overview of the current state of research undertaken in the area of the information society . Five essential subjects were selected for more detailed exploration: gender equality, cultural and linguistic diversity, freedom of expression, people with disabilities, and universal access and infoethics .
The Plan of Action adopted in 2001 recognizes the potential of ICTs to contribute to gender equality and the empowerment of women.
The purpose of the Toolkit is to promote the collection of gender disaggregated data in scientific and technological activities for national and international policy.