WSIS Gender Caucus Statement on Internet Governance to WSIS Prepcom 3 Subcommittee A (27 September,2005)

The statement submitted by AMARC Africa, FEMNET, and TERRE DES FEMMES on behalf of the WSIS-Gender Caucus concerns the missing reference to gender in the Chair’s Draft of Chapter 3 on internet governance:”...World leaders have recently reaffirmed the vital and central position of the principle of gender equality, in the Outcome Document of the High-level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly, and the WGIG report includes, in Para 43, language on ensuring ‘equal representation of women at all levels’. The WSIS Gender Caucus would like to see this recommendation included in all governance mechanisms and arrangements...”
Publication date: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2005
Year of publication: 
2005