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The consequences of the sex industry in the European Union (draft report)

GenderIT.org on 2 Jun 2010
This European Parliament draft report to the vast expansion of the sex industry world wide; it highlights the sex industry's use of all types of information communication systems and emphasises link between the sex industry pornography and trafficking in women, prostitution and other violations women's human rights. The report calls for specific measures, such adoption of national ethical codes advertisement and the adoption European directive on gender equality the field of the media, advertising education. Unfortunately, the opposition this report was so strong that the European Parliament plenary did not adopt it.

Cyberstalking Laws

GenderIT.org on 2 Jun 2010
The page consists of links to current and pending cyberstalking-related United States federal and state laws, as well as those states that do not have laws yet and related laws from other countries.

eInclusion revisited: The Local Dimension of the Information Society

GenderIT.org on 2 Jun 2010
The report, conducted by the European Commission, analysis differences in "e-inclusion" among Europeans by education, income, age and gender.

Report on Women in the New Information Society

GenderIT.org on 2 Jun 2010
The report on women in the new Information Society highlights that the public debate on the impact of the new technologies has so far ignored the gender dimension. It calls on measures intended to include women in all sectors of the new ICT, to fully involve women in planning anddecision-making on policies and management and to encounter stereotyped attitudes to ICT in education and vocational training, etc.

She figures 2003

Kateřina Fialová on 2 Jun 2010
The "She Figures 2003" report provides a detailed statistical analysis of women's participation in all aspects of science (education, employment, and research), existing gender differences across scientific fields and gender equality in setting the scientific agenda.

Women & Science: Statistics and Indicators

Kateřina Fialová on 2 Jun 2010
Website contain indicators on the subject of women and science for the 25 EU Member States.

Women, science and technology: Measuring recent progress towards gender equality

GenderIT.org on 2 Jun 2010
Latest Eurostat data show that although women are still significantly under-represented in scientific and engineering disciplines, the numbers of female graduates in these fields have increased over the last few years. The new figures on “Women, science and technology: Measuring recent progress towards gender equality" provide continuing evidence of a narrowing of the gender gap for graduates in “hard sciences”, especially in technologies and engineering.

Eurobarometer Survey "Europeans, Science and Technology"

GenderIT.org on 2 Jun 2010
The Eurobarometer survey offers an insight into how European citizens view science and technology.

The eLearning Action Plan: Designing tomorrow’s education

Kateřina Fialová on 2 Jun 2010
eLearning is one of the main topics in the action plan eEurope 2005. All aims of this action plan should be achieved by the end of 2004. The eLearning initiative seeks to mobilise all actors to speed up changes in the education and training systems for EU's move to a knowledge-based society.
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