employment and labour

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Women and Media: International Perspectives

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:33 | 3,493 views
<em><br /> <br />Women and Media: International Perspectives</em> brings together eight international scholars to explore key issues of the gender-media relation, from an analysis of news media's coverage of women politicians, to the<br /> <br />marketing of 'girl power', to strategizing for equality in newsrooms.

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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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Rocket science or social science? Involving women in the creation of computing

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,776 views
With the rapid development of new kinds of networks – both the Internet itself and the new groupings enabled by the Internet, the Oxford Internet Institute identified a need to address the impact of these trends on women in the computing professions. The document presents results of one-day forum which brought senior women in the computing industry and those whose role is to research gender and...

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Toolkit on Gender Indicators in Engineering, Science and Technology

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 3,356 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.

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Asian Women and Labor Migration: The Beijing +5 Review

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 2,503 views
This paper addresses the particular issue of women and migration under the critical area of women and the economy.

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Asia Report on the Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM) Testing

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 2,689 views
Report of the Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM) Testing Process in Asia participated by a diverse set of initiatives from five countries.

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From access to appropriation: Women and ICT policies in Latin American and the Caribbean

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 3,013 views
In this document is presented basic information on the expansion of ICTs in the Latin America Region, stating the major gaps. It also presents the results of some studies, and of an electronic consultation, which give evidence of the progress, obstacles and recommendations for policies and programs that strengthen gender equality in and through ICTs.

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Tester Report: Capacity Building of Lithuanian Women Through ICT & Networking

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 3,192 views
This document presents project “Capacity Building of Lithuanian Women Through ICT & Networking” evaluation of a feedback from women who attended courses on Computer Basics and Internet.

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Globalisation and ICT: Employment Opportunities for Women

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 3,339 views
In view of international focus on poverty reduction and the Millennium Development Goals, and the close connection of gender equality to achieving these Goals, the paper addresses women&#8217;s use of ICTs in the six areas identified in the MDG as critical to achieving poverty reduction, as well as the potential use of ICTs to promote gender equality in poverty reduction strategies. It...