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Action Items for Gender Equality in the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 2,869 views
The document outlines concrete recommendations for actions in a myriad of areas to address problems of gender equity in ICTs, ranging from basic access issues to decision making power and presence.<br /><br /><br />

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Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Gender Equality

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,199 views
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.

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Some thoughts on gender and telecommunications/ICT statistics and indicators

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,159 views
The paper emphasises the importance of gender disaggregated statistics and indicators in informing national and global ICT policies.

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E-commerce and Development Report 2003

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,691 views
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.

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Gender Aspects of Changes in the Labour Markets in Transition Economies

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,050 views
The Paper presents a gender perspective on trends and policy implications of changes on the labour markets during the first ten years of the transition process within a context of UNECE activities in the area of Gender and Economy. It has three parts. Part I shows gender asymmetry in selected labour market developments based on available data. Part II presents policy implications and part III...

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Women's entrepreneurship in Eastern Europe and CIS countries

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:23 | 2,919 views
In Europe women become entrepreneurs on average twice less often than men. The UNECE Programme on Women’s Entrepreneurship aims at raising awareness of problems of women entrepreneurs by enhancing dialogue and promoting the exchange of best practices and recommending policies. This study includes select papers adopted from the First Forum of Women Entrepreneurs and meeting of the Team of...

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Access to Financing and ICT for Women Entrepreneurs in the UNECE region:Challenges and Good Practice

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:23 | 2,719 views
This report looks at women’s access to financing and ICT within progress and perspectives from selected countries and sub-regions in the area covered by the Economic Commission for Europe (ECE).

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Creating a Development Dynamic: Final Report of the Digital Opportunity Initiative

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:23 | 3,559 views
The report covers ICT applications in health, education, participatory democracy and environmental movements.