Internet Filter Effectiveness: Testing Over and Underinclusive Blocking Decisions of Four Popular Filters
The paper assesses the effectiveness of popular filtering programs: CYBERsitter, CyberPatrol, NetNanny, and SurfWatch. The findings of the study suggest that current support for filtering software should be reconsidered.
Online Victimization: A Report on the Nation’s Youth
The national survey reveals that large numbers of young people are encountering sexual solicitations they did not want, sexual material they did not seek, and people who threatened and harassed them in a variety of ways. It also shows how families and young people are addressing matters of danger and protection on the Internet, and puts forward several recommendations on how to address this…
Policy Approaches As Enabling Frameworks
The paper urges the gender-advocacy movement to consider adopting new approaches to encourage the media to participate in the advancement of women.
Co-Regulation: A New Model Of Media Regulation
The report is based on the premise that regulation of the media is hinged on a delicate balance of collective human rights and individual freedom of speech. Particular attention is given to the portrayal of women in current media.
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Gender Equality
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.
Gender Issues in the Information Society
This paper was published in 2003 as background material in preparation for the WSIS. It asserts that gender considerations need to be an integral component in policymaking.