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Information society: promoting financial mechanisms with a gender equity perspective

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,498 views
This document is intended to describe the funding strategies of the Information Society (IS) that are currently under discussion at the preliminary meetings of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) – Second Phase, which will be held in November 2005 and, from a gender perspective, to tie them into the commitments undertaken through the Goals of the Millennium, the Beijing Action...

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Video Films: Women & ICT Projects in India

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,049 views
This page links to two documentary films on women and ICT that were produced in the framework of UNESCO’s pilot project 'Putting ICT in the Hands of the Poor', that are now available online. They examine the information needs of poverty stricken communities in South Asia, with a special focus on gender issues.

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Women's ICT-Based Enterprise for Development

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,195 views
This Web site provides online guidance and networking about women's ICT-based enterprises in developing countries.

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Gender and Agriculture in the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 2,972 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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From access to appropriation: Women and ICT policies in Latin American and the Caribbean

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 3,167 views
In this document is presented basic information on the expansion of ICTs in the Latin America Region, stating the major gaps. It also presents the results of some studies, and of an electronic consultation, which give evidence of the progress, obstacles and recommendations for policies and programs that strengthen gender equality in and through ICTs.

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Globalisation and ICT: Employment Opportunities for Women

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:25 | 3,550 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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Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Gender Equality

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 3,237 views
E-discussion on the impact of ICT on gender relations and the ways ICT can be used to overcome gender inequalities. sharing ideas, opinions, concerns, and lessons learned with development practitioners, policy makers, and academics.

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Gender Issues in ICT policy in developing countries: an overview

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 3,130 views
The paper highlights specific measures that could be incorporated into ICT policy in developing countries to ensure gender equality.

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UNIFEM Gender and HIV/AIDS Portal

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:23 | 3,258 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.