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Tackling Debates and Challenges of New Reproductive Technologies

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 2,109 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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Critical Issues Pertaining to the Gender Dimension of Biotechnology Policy

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:25 | 3,085 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.

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Gender Equality and Poverty Reduction in the Knowledge Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:25 | 4,308 views
The emphasis on ICT as a tool of economic and social empowerment for underprivileged women raises new research questions that are relevant both for advocacy and project work by NGOs as well as for policy intervention by national and international bodies. The paper assesses women&#8217;s access to and use of ICTs for social empowerment and poverty reduction.<br /><br /><br />

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Roundtable and Recommendations on Women in Media

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:25 | 2,838 views
The presentations dealt with women's employment in the media, the images of women portrayed by the media, policy issues to be addressed by decision-makers, and women as media decision-makers.

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Creating a Development Dynamic: Final Report of the Digital Opportunity Initiative

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:23 | 4,183 views
The report covers ICT applications in health, education, participatory democracy and environmental movements.

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UNIFEM Gender and HIV/AIDS Portal

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:23 | 3,886 views
UNIFEM, in collaboration with UNAIDS, has developed this comprehensive gender and HIV/AIDS web portal to provide up-to-date information on the gender dimensions of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.