The World Summit on the Information Society: Creating Your Own National Gender Programme: a Practical Guide
The guidebook provides a background on the WSIS and outlines the case for gender equality in the information society.
Putting gender on the agenda of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)
The Powerpoint presentation details the various stages of the WSIS process.
Overcoming the gender digital divide: understanding ICTs and their potential for the empowerment of women
The document is a synthesis of the results of the Virtual Seminar Series on gender and ICT, and online forum for exchange of research-based knowledge and information.
Cutting Edge Pack: Gender and ICTs
BRIDGE’s Cutting Edge Pack on Gender and ICTs consists of two components: the Overview Report and the Supporting Resources Collection.
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.
Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Gender
The paper is a survey and brief analysis of various research studies and publications done on gender and ICTs between 1998 and 2001. The author identifies women’s lack of participation in ICT policymaking and production as one of the key issues to consider in bridging the gender digital divide.
E-commerce and Development Report 2003
The annual UNCTAD report analyses, from a development perspective, recent trends and advances in information and communication technologies (ICT), such as e-commerce and e-business, and examines their applications in developing countries.
Towards A Knowledge-Based Economy: Country Assessment Reports
The reports provide an overview of a situation in the areas relevant to the development and functioning of the knowledge-based economy.