ICTs and Women’s Political Participation

 

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Thursday, September 14, 2017
ICTs for Feminist Movement Building: Activist Tool
Across the world, women are using information and communication technologies (ICTs) to support rights agendas, tell their own stories and challenge emerging issues in regard to access, women’s voices and violence. We can use ICTs for social,...
Monday, December 05, 2016
ICTs and Women's Empowerment
By Rose Dlougatch, Senior Research Associate, Freedom on the Net, Freedom House Growing internet access has facilitated women’s social and political engagement. According to Freedom House’s Freedom on the Net 2016report, two-thirds of countries...
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Inauguration of the XI Edition of the Talent and Innovation Competition of the Americas (TIC Americas)
During the two-day event, young entrepreneurs from OAS member states will present their projects focused on supporting the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition, the "TIC Dominican Republic" special prize for the best...
Monday, April 21, 2014
iKNOW Politics first webinar on the use of ICTs to empower women in politics
Join us on April 30th, 2014 at 9 am EDT for an inspiring webinar on the use of ICTs to empower women in politics. NDI will tell us a bit about their Survey “The use of ICTs for women in politics”, Ms. Oyungerel, Member of Parliament in Mongolia,...
Monday, April 21, 2014
Information and communications technologies for women's economic empowerment and poverty reduction
Archived webcast of CSW58 side event organised by UN Women with guest speakers from the Government of Canada, Microsoft, UNDP, ITU and Nielsen.
Sunday, March 23, 2014
ICTs and Women's and Girls' Empowerment
Recent advances made in technology have tremendously changed the way information is being shared in today's societies. However, adapting these advances in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for the benefit of women's and girls...
Thursday, October 17, 2013
ICT for Women’s Rights – APC looks at Beijing +15
When the Beijing Platform came into being way back in 1995 activists in the women’s movement was only just learning about “new” technologies like email and websites – in fact APC‘s women’s programme took a forty-person team to Beijing and gave...
Thursday, October 17, 2013
ICTs and women's empowerment: some case studies from India
ICTs are emerging as a powerful tool for gender empowerment in a developing country like India. There has been a rapid growth in the ICT sector since the late 1980s and the use of ICT has dramatically expanded since the 1990s. According to the World...
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Information and Communications Technology: The Gender Dimension
This report discusses the barriers to women’s access to Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). It points out that women are underrepresented among ICT users, and that they are nearly absent as substantive producers of technology or...