gender equity

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Global Media Monitoring Project 2015 Reports

Posted Mon 1 Feb 2016 - 23:20 | 5,342 views
The Global Media Monitoring Project is a worldwide media monitoring, research and advocacy project implemented collaboratively with women’s rights organizations, grassroots groups, media associations, faith-based / interfaith organizations, university students and researchers across the world. The 2015 results are available!

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Exodus of qualified women might be tech’s biggest problem yet

Posted Mon 9 Nov 2015 - 10:59 | 4,709 views
As many as 50% of women working in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) will eventually leave because of hostile male culture, lack of a clear career path and a sense of isolation, a 2008 Harvard Business Review study had discovered. Fast forward to 2014, same study shares that the reasons haven’t significantly changed. Most women interviewed for the study said that the...

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Transhumanist technology, gender bias and feminist bosses

Posted Tue 15 Sep 2015 - 11:06 | 4,537 views
DJ's choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to...

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Internet Governance Forum 2014: Results from the Gender Report Card

Posted Thu 18 Jun 2015 - 14:41 | 11,857 views
This report summarises the contents of the Gender Report Card sections of the workshop reports from the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) of 2014. Similar summaries were done by APC for the 2012 and 2013 IGF events.

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Through the 'information society' prism: Scoping gender equality for the post-2015 agenda

Posted Fri 29 May 2015 - 13:40 | 2,733 views
The emergent information or network society context offers a range of opportunities for women and girls to enhance their participation across economic, socio-cultural and public-political realms of life, as well as the scope for enhancing their individual freedoms. The Post-2015 agenda therefore, both in terms of goals and related targets and indicators, has to promote and measure women's...

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New readings of the tea cup - revisiting gender justice in the information society

Posted Fri 29 May 2015 - 13:40 | 3,553 views
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are the constitutive technologies of our times – they have transformed, enriched, and become an integral part of almost everything we do The intertwining of ICTs in all spheres of daily life has changed the way we live, love, play and work - creating a digitally re-constituted life-world with a new sociological syntax and demanding a new ethics....

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Copyrighted breasts, the Avengers and it was never a dress

Posted Wed 29 Apr 2015 - 13:55 | 3,380 views
DJ's choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to...

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Minecraft, women directors and not being 'Kylie' enough

Posted Wed 1 Apr 2015 - 13:55 | 2,936 views
DJ's choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to...

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Join today IGNITE: Women Fueling Science and Technology campaign to end the gender gap in technology

Posted Tue 18 Nov 2014 - 00:58 | 3,661 views
Join us and add your voice to Global Fund for Women’s online petition, co-presented with UN Women, calling for governments and the United Nations to take action to end the gender gap in technology to advance women’s rights. Sign the petition today to demand women and girls’ equal access to and control of technology.

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Results from the Gender Report Card at the 2012 IGF: More women make a huge difference

Posted Wed 16 Oct 2013 - 17:01 | 8,872 views
This report summarises the contents of the Gender Report Card sections of the workshop reports from the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) of 2012. Interestingly, it shows among other interesting outputs, that gender was most likely to be mentioned in those workshops in which women were most likely to participate.