Gender Assessments and Research

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The Global Media Monitoring Project 2005

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,774 views
The Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) 2005 is a grassroots media monitoring, research and advocacy project which aims to promote the fair and balanced representation of women and men in news media worldwide.

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Inclusion, diversity and gender equality: Gender Dimensions of the Free/Libre Open Source Software Development

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 4,493 views
This essay describes and analyses challenges (societal<br /><br />and organisational) and advantages (e.g. new models for<br /><br />mobile and collaborative work online), particularly<br /><br />regarding gender issues, encountered in the recent FLOSS<br /><br />development. The paper concludes with suggestions on<br /><br />how to...

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Cultivating Violence Through Technology? Exploring the Connections between Internet Communication Technologies (ICT) and Violence Against Women (VAW)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 9,067 views
This paper explores the connection between new information communication technologies (ICTs) and violence against women (VAW). From the perspective of representation and rapid dissemination of information and communication enabled through ICTs, the paper looks at domestic violence in the homes, sexual violence and women in conflict affected areas. It presents case studies, strategies and analysis...

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Women Empowerment Through Information Technology

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,568 views
This book attempts to demonstrate that ICT technologies are powerful tools for women to use to overcome discrimination, to achieve full equality and well-being, and to participate in decisions that impact the quality of their lives and the future of their communities. It is written for policy makers and development leaders to use as a reference tool to help to help mainstream gender issues in...

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Gender and Information Communication Technology: Towards an Analytical Framework

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 4,498 views
This paper presents a range of perspectives on gender and information and communication technology (ICT) drawn from a review of the literature

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The Internet as an Organizing Tool

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 4,128 views
The module explores the power of the Internet as an organizing tool to combat violence against women.

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The International Sex Trade and the Internet: Partners in Crime

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 4,156 views
The module explores the symbiotic relationship between the Internet and the international sex industry, the laws and regulations relating to it, and the ways how groups and communities have been using technology to combat trafficking and explore options for and objections to regulating the Web's content.

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Building Gender Considerations Into ICT Evaluation Work

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,326 views
This paper introduces shares some experiences and lessons learned applying the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Audit Framework, an evaluation tool to learn more about the role and impact of ICTs on development projects.

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Looking behind the internet: Empowering Women for Public Policy Advocacy in Central America

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 4,021 views
This research differentiates itself because it focuses on women and policy rather than ICTs. Thus this research is about women's needs and concerns in the real (offline) world and how public information and ICTs can contribute to solutions rather than issues such as women having internet access, or studies regarding their activities on the web.

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Changing Practice: How Domestic Violence Advocates Use Internet and Wireless Communication Technologies

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 3,119 views
The research report describes how and why two Midwestern domestic violence organizations in the US use Internet and wireless communication technologies. Major findings of the study reveal a need for more awareness and technical assistance regarding safe and ethical Internet and wireless communication service delivery.