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Tackling Debates and Challenges of New Reproductive Technologies

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 1,862 views
The primer is a guide to the current debates on new reproductive technologies (NRTs), how they are changing political landscapes, and their potential effects on women's human rights.

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Gender and Agriculture in the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 2,935 views
The paper explores ICTs in relation to gender, specifically focusing on gender and ICT applications in agricultural and rural development in developing countries.

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Getting Gender into ICT Policy: easier said than done

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 1,924 views
The presentation covers the political and economic context for development of the ICT sector, reviewed the dominant approach to ICT sector development, outlined challenges for mainstreaming human development and gender equality issues, and identified strategic questions for the World Bank. <br />

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Engendering Information & Communication Technologies: Challenges & Opportunities for Gender-Equitable Development

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 3,419 views
The brochure highlights ways on how to engender ICTs and explores the World Bank's efforts to address gender issues in information technology projects.

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Statement of the Gender Caucus to the WSIS PrepCom2

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 2,990 views
The statement demands for financing that accounts specifically for women's development priorities and their information and communication rights.

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Preliminary Report of the Working Group on Internet Governance submitted to the Preparatory Committee of the World Summit on the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 2,148 views
The document is a preliminary report of the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG) to PrepCom-2 on the status of its work.

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Statement read to WSIS2 plenary on financing the information society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 2,066 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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Women's involvement in the WSIS process (and related events) from May 2002 to December 2003

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 3,231 views
The table maps the many meetings - both WSIS and other - in which women have partitipated which have made - or will make - input to the 'Draft Declaration and Action Plan' for the World Summit on the Information Society.<br /><br /><br />

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Comments on WSIS Documents

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 3,150 views
The paper outlines APCWNSP's comments on the Draft declaration of Principles (Document WSIS/PCIP/DT/1-E) of the WSIS. It emphasises the need to adopt the principle of gender-mainstreaming throughout all aspects of the WSIS Declaration and Action Plan.<br />

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Critical Issues Pertaining to the Gender Dimension of Biotechnology Policy

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 2,626 views
This paper surveys existing research on the impact of biotechnology in a number of important areas relevant to development policy and gender such as agriculture, health, traditional knowledge and biodiversity. The paper concludes by making a series of recommendations about the need for further research on critical areas.