e-democracy

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Women, Media And Democratic Society: In Pursuit Of Rights And Freedoms

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 3,111 views
The paper explores issues such as media employment and decision-making, media content and portrayal, and the impact of new ICTs in the field of media and gender, and relates these to policy implementation, reform and advocacy.

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Roundtable and Recommendations on Women in Media

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 2,493 views
The presentations dealt with women's employment in the media, the images of women portrayed by the media, policy issues to be addressed by decision-makers, and women as media decision-makers.

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Policy Approaches As Enabling Frameworks

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 2,618 views
The paper urges the gender-advocacy movement to consider adopting new approaches to encourage the media to participate in the advancement of women.

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Co-Regulation: A New Model Of Media Regulation

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 2,491 views
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.

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Call For A Global Grassroots Campaign To Enhance Women's Access, Employment And Image In The Media

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 2,561 views
The paper explores how women have been prevented from full participation in the news media, particularly in media management. The author recommends a grassroots campaign to address this issue and push for a non-discrimination policy in US newsrooms.

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Gender ICT: Issues, Implications & Opportunities (Summary of Online Discussions)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 2,780 views
The document presents a summary of the discussions. Specific themes include access to ICTs and their use; Information, technology and women empowerment; and Women's campaigns, networks, resources and repositories on ICT.

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Who pays for the Information Society: Challenges and Issues on financing the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 2,324 views
The book is an in-depth look at the issues surrounding financial mechanisms to achieve universal access. While the book does not focus on gender, specifically, it contributes to the knowledge base necessary for effective advocacy in ICT policy processes.

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Involving Civil Society in ICT Policy: the World Summit on the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 1,974 views
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.

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ICT policy: a beginner’s handbook

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 2,856 views
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.

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ICT Policy for Civil Society: Training Curriculum

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 2,087 views
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.