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Women in the Information and Communication Technology Sector in South Africa

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 3,359 views
The document is the second part of the report on a comprehensive study on the status of women in high-level ICTs in South Africa. The report looks at how girls and women are progressing (or not) in the education system and the workplace.<br /> <br /><br />

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Exploring Mechanisms to Stimulate the Increased Participation of Women in Science, Engineering and Technology: International Experiences

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 2,827 views
The document is the first part of the report on a comprehensive study on the status of women in high-level ICTs in South Africa. It describes international experiences, with particular emphasis on Finland, that provide insights for consideration in addressing South Africa's needs on on stimulating the participation of women in high-level ICTs.

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E-Governance Initiatives in an Indian State: Some Observations from a Gender Perspective

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 3,210 views
The paper explores to what extent the women in the Indian State of Chhattisgarh have been able to access and to use e-governance initiatives, as compared their male counterparts, and how far these e-governance initiatives been able to address and include the needs of women.

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Information and Communication Technologies for Rural Development: Issues and Options

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 3,267 views
The report is based on field visits, interviews with local and central government and non-government organizations and desk reviews carried out between December 2004-April 2005. It aims to identify policies, technologies, institutions and investments needed to improve access to information and communication technologies (ICT) in rural areas in Indonesia. A critical part of this study is a gender...

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Girls and science: a training module on motivating girls to embark on science and technology careers

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 3,557 views
<br /><br />The module aims to address the inherent gender disparities in the field of science and technology, with a specific focus on Africa. <br /><br /><br /><br />Social and economic development of a country is closely linked to the educational level of its female population. The under-representation and under-achievement of girls in science and technology...

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Francophone Women's Groups in Minority Situations and ICTs

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 3,057 views
“Francophone women are less likely to use the internet than Anglophone women (40.4% compared with 55.3%, respectively)" says a survey report released lately on the Womyn's Voices website. In the spring of 2002, 50 women’s groups working in minority situations in Canada were surveyed on the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs). The project's scope is limited,...

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Radio: A Post Nine-Eleven Strategy for Reaching the World's Poor

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:33 | 3,966 views
The book provides case studies of the historical use of radio, and an overview of what is being done today. the authors argue that the voice of radio can work as an effective, practical and cost-efficient means of transmitting information that may impact the lives of people in communities all over the world.

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Putting ICTs in the Hands of Women of Kanpur and "Chikan" Embroidery Workers of Lucknow: Project Evaluation Methodology

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:33 | 3,502 views
This report document is based on a field trip by Dr. Janice Brodman, which aimed to help Datamation Foundation (DF) ensure that their evaluation instruments provide information/data needed to measure project achievements against objectives, and also introduced the infoDev Framework to the DF evaluation team.

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GraceNet Silicon Valley

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,306 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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Toolkit on Gender Indicators in Engineering, Science and Technology

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,344 views
The purpose of the Toolkit is to promote the collection of gender disaggregated data in scientific and technological activities for national and international policy.