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Statement of the Gender Caucus to the WSIS PrepCom2

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 2,944 views
The statement demands for financing that accounts specifically for women's development priorities and their information and communication rights.

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Statement read to WSIS2 plenary on financing the information society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 2,047 views
The statement outlines the principles needed to form the basis of any discussion on financing the information society, as well as specific recommendations on how to hurdle the challenges of financing an equitable information society.

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Globalisation and ICT: Employment Opportunities for Women

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 3,327 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’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...

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Poverty Reduction, Gender Equality and the Knowledge Society: Digital Exclusion or Digital Opportunities

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 2,657 views
The paper is based on the premise that any strategies to increase the participation of women in the information economy will increase national IT capacity, reduce poverty, and help to raise the national standard of living. It summarises international discourse on the connections between gender equality and poverty reduction, and defines the context of the knowledge society, including the digital...

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Policy Approaches As Enabling Frameworks

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 2,619 views
The paper urges the gender-advocacy movement to consider adopting new approaches to encourage the media to participate in the advancement of women.

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Who pays for the Information Society: Challenges and Issues on financing the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 2,324 views
The book is an in-depth look at the issues surrounding financial mechanisms to achieve universal access. While the book does not focus on gender, specifically, it contributes to the knowledge base necessary for effective advocacy in ICT policy processes.

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Using a Gender-Based Analysis in Developing a Canadian Access Strategy: Background Report

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 2,810 views
The report examines universal access issues in the Canadian context.

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Gender Issues in the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,125 views
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.

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ICT in Education: e-Primers for the Information Economy, Society and Polity

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,508 views
The e-primer is intended to help policymakers define a framework for the appropriate and effective use of ICTs in educational systems.