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Video Films: Women & ICT Projects in India

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,976 views
This page links to two documentary films on women and ICT that were produced in the framework of UNESCO’s pilot project 'Putting ICT in the Hands of the Poor', that are now available online. They examine the information needs of poverty stricken communities in South Asia, with a special focus on gender issues.

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GraceNet Silicon Valley

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,310 views
GraceNet is a women's network named after Grace Hopper, whose pioneering work in computer programming and cryptography provides inspiration and encouragement for women who work in computing and related fields. This network's mission is "to promote the contributions of women in technology and to leverage the intellectual and creative capital of women."

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Women's ICT-Based Enterprise for Development

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,154 views
This Web site provides online guidance and networking about women's ICT-based enterprises in developing countries.

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Gender and ICTs for development: A global source book

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,958 views
Five case studies illustrate the different contexts facing gender and ICTs for development, including e-commerce in Bhutan, entrepreneurship by women workers in China, post-war communication using radio and ICTs in Sierra Leone, sustainable fisheries production in Ghana, and information exchange related to HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean.

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Internet Governance Priorities for Asia Pacific: Summary Analysis of a Regional Survey

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,597 views
UNDP-APDIP conducted a regional survey on Internet governance is part of its efforts to carry out an Open Regional Dialogue on Internet Governance (ORDIG) in order to make Internet governance more inclusive, development-oriented and responsive to the specific needs of stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region. More than 1200 participants from all stakeholder groups of over 30 countries in the...

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Looking behind the internet: Empowering Women for Public Policy Advocacy in Central America

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 3,277 views
This research differentiates itself because it focuses on women and policy rather than ICTs. Thus this research is about women's needs and concerns in the real (offline) world and how public information and ICTs can contribute to solutions rather than issues such as women having internet access, or studies regarding their activities on the web.

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Missing: Information About Women’s Lives

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 2,443 views
The paper highlights four key areas that affect women and girls where priorities have changed, funding has been cut, research findings distorted, important social differences masked, and critical committees and programs dismantled. <br />

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Gender and Agriculture in the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 2,902 views
The paper explores ICTs in relation to gender, specifically focusing on gender and ICT applications in agricultural and rural development in developing countries.

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Engendering Information & Communication Technologies: Challenges & Opportunities for Gender-Equitable Development

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 3,385 views
The brochure highlights ways on how to engender ICTs and explores the World Bank's efforts to address gender issues in information technology projects.

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Asian Women and Labor Migration: The Beijing +5 Review

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 2,502 views
This paper addresses the particular issue of women and migration under the critical area of women and the economy.