ICTs and Women’s Political Participation


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Parliamentary exchange
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Twenty parliamentarians participate in exchange on leadership in the digital economy
In many countries around the world, citizens have embraced social media and new technology more rapidly than legislatures—which are, by their nature, often tradition-bound institutions. Helping elected leaders rethink approaches to citizen...
Friday, July 11, 2014
This young girl is leading a revolution—via YouTube, 6,000 miles from home
In the U.S., the term “hashtag activism” is usually uttered with a kind of derisive sneer, the implication being that social media can’t be used to effect any kind of “real” change. But in Syria, sites like Twitter and Facebook are an integral part...
Friday, July 11, 2014
This young girl is leading a revolution—via YouTube, 6,000 miles from home
As a 22-year-old still living at home with her family in Chicago, college student Ala’a Basatneh doesn’t seem like a typical revolutionary.  Born in Syria, Basatneh moved to the U.S. at a young age and grew up as an ordinary suburban teenager. But...
Friday, June 06, 2014
Training Modules to Increase Women's Political Participation
These new training materials take best practices and approaches from NDI's work around the world and make them into a set of tools to increase the quality of training programs for women as voters, advocates, elections officials, political party...
Monday, May 05, 2014
The value of networks - OECD Forum 2014
The Value of Networks -           Neveen El-Tahri, Chairperson and Managing Director, Delta Shield for Investment -           Mathilde Mesnard, Co-ordinator, New Approaches to Economic Challenges, OECD  -           Silvana Koch-Mehrin, Founder of...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
The use of ICTs to empower women in politics (webinar)
 The 21st century has seen an unprecedented increase in the percentage of internet users around the world. 27.5% of people in Asia are now internet users, in Latin America and the Caribbean it’s 42.9% and the increase in internet users from 2000 to...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Technology and Politics: Incentives for Youth Participation
No other group is as disengaged from elections as youth. Voter turnout in the United States trails that of other industrialized societies, and is particularly anemic among youth between the ages of 18 and 24. The under-representation of youth voters...
Friday, January 13, 2012
The Impact of New ICTs on Information Behaviour of Women in Politics
According to Marcia J Bates, professor at UCLA, "Information behaviour is the currently preferred term used to describe the many ways in which human beings interact with information, in particular, the ways in which people seek and utilize...
Thursday, April 29, 2010
Technology Innovations for Women in Politics: iKNOW Politics Presentation
iKNOW Politics Presentation on "Technology Innovations for Women in Politics" for the World Movement for Democracy Conference held April 14, 2010 in Jakarta, Indonesia.