The working document was presented at WSIS side events in Geneva in December 2003. The analysis is based on the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which includes the promotion of gender equality and empowerment of women.
The book highlights issues that need to be taken into consideration in the formation of ICT policies and regulations, particularly around the WSIS process. The chapter on gender and ICT policy draws attention to the various issues to be taken into account in engendering ICT policy.
The book outlines issues and processes involved in ICT policymaking and advocacy. It looks at specific issues in policy and regulation including gender and ICTs.
The Gender and ICTs unit provides an overview of critical gender and ICT issues, their relevance for ICT policy formulation, programme design and implementation, as well as the monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment of ICT initiatives.
The guidebook provides a background on the WSIS and outlines the case for gender equality in the information society.
E-discussion on the impact of ICT on gender relations and the ways ICT can be used to overcome gender inequalities. sharing ideas, opinions, concerns, and lessons learned with development practitioners, policy makers, and academics.
The Powerpoint presentation details the various stages of the WSIS process.
The Declaration was presented as an alternative to the official Declaration at the WSIS in Geneva.
The paper highlights specific measures that could be incorporated into ICT policy in developing countries to ensure gender equality.