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Asia Report on the Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM) Testing

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 2,689 views
Report of the Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM) Testing Process in Asia participated by a diverse set of initiatives from five countries.

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From access to appropriation: Women and ICT policies in Latin American and the Caribbean

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 3,013 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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Tester Report: Capacity Building of Lithuanian Women Through ICT & Networking

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 3,191 views
This document presents project “Capacity Building of Lithuanian Women Through ICT & Networking” evaluation of a feedback from women who attended courses on Computer Basics and Internet.

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Report from the ICT Training for Bulgarian Women

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 3,467 views
The report is based on the experience from the ICT Training for Bulgarian Women from NGOs

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The reality of virtual reality: the internet’s impact within gender equality advocacy communities in Latin America

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:26 | 2,908 views
"ICT can impede inclusion and participation if users do not pay attention to its effects on communities and the structures of organizations themselves. Deliberate and thoughtful engagement with the technology is essential". This is one of the assumptions presented in this study, where the author analises the potential of ICT to foster democratic relations and effective strategies within...

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Globalisation and ICT: Employment Opportunities for Women

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 3,338 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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Gender Equality and Poverty Reduction in the Knowledge Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:25 | 3,333 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 - 05:25 | 2,495 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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Communications, Education and Employment for Women through Information Technology (CEEWIT)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,184 views
The site of Communications, Education and Employment features methodology and teaching material for the training of women in rural areas in the use of IT technology and the Internet and to run test courses.

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Gender ICT: Issues, Implications & Opportunities (Summary of Online Discussions)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 2,784 views
The document presents a summary of the discussions. Specific themes include access to ICTs and their use; Information, technology and women empowerment; and Women's campaigns, networks, resources and repositories on ICT.