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Women, Gender & Media

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 06:19 | 5,147 views
When I was a trainer at a media and gender workshop in 2002, the only male participant there confessed, “Our organisation is not prioritising gender actually. We are more concerned about other issues – issues which are political”. This statement reveals much about the stand that most media institutions take on gender.

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Politicising ICTs in the Women's Rights Movement - Interview with Lydia Alpízar Durán

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 06:19 | 3,697 views
Interview with Lydia Alpízar Durán, Feminist Organizational Development Program Coordinator of AWID (Association of Women in Development) on her thoughts about the relationship between ICTs and movement building in women’s human rights, at the Beijing +10 process, 49th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, New York.

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Where is women´s “J” spot?

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 06:18 | 5,084 views
As the international community prepares to join the United Nation’s 49th Session of the Commission on the Status on Women (CSW), women media practitioners are asking: where is women’s “J” spot? Despite the fact that the latform for Action (PFA) contemplates Section “J” in Chapter 3, about Women and Media, the issue is hardly found in the provisional agenda for the evaluation process. The U.N....

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Where is Women´s “J” Spot?

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:38 | 5,267 views
As the international community prepares to join the United Nation’s 49th Session of the Commission on the Status on Women (CSW), women media practitioners are asking: where is women’s “J” spot? Commonly known as “Beijing +10,” the role of the official UN session is to evaluate what governments have done to implement the Platform for Action (PFA) of the Fourth World Conference on Women 10 years...

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Radio, Convergence and Development in Africa: Gender as a Cross-Cutting Issue

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:38 | 3,476 views
The purpose of this paper is to argue for the consideration of gender issues in all research on radio, convergence and development in Africa. It is intended to guide the deliberations at our Butare roundtable (September 2009) discussion on a research agenda and to ensure that we put gender considerations front and centre as we design our research plans.

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Radio Programmes: Women Talk Peace: Radio Productions on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (Liberia)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 3,260 views
This is the third section in a 3-part series of prototype radio programs about UNSCR 1325. It contains four radio productions on women, peace and security issues in English, Kpelle and Bassa. The radio productions describe the impact of violent conflict on Liberian women, as well as the impact of such conflicts on other parts of the African region.

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Radio Programmes: Women Talk Peace: Radio Productions on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 with excerpts from the 2005 Peacebuilding Cyberdialogues (Uganda)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 3,465 views
This is the second section in a 3-part series of prototype radio programs about UNSCR 1325. It contains three radio productions on women, peace and security issues in Uganda. The productions decribe the impact of violent conflicts on Ugandan women, as well as the effects of such conflicts in other parts of Africa.  

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Radio Programmes: Women Talk Peace: Radio Productions on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (Philippines)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 3,267 views
This is the first section in a 3-part series of prototype radio programs about UNSCR 1325. It contains four radio productions on women, peace and security issues in the Philippines which also draw parallels to the impact of violent conflict in other parts of     Asia-Pacific.

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Girls and science: a training module on motivating girls to embark on science and technology careers

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:34 | 3,558 views
<br /><br />The module aims to address the inherent gender disparities in the field of science and technology, with a specific focus on Africa. <br /><br /><br /><br />Social and economic development of a country is closely linked to the educational level of its female population. The under-representation and under-achievement of girls in science and technology...

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Women in Community Radio Networks in Africa

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:33 | 2,480 views
This directory aims to facilitate better networking among women working in community radio and to provide stations and partner organisations with the actual number of women working in community radio in Africa.