APC Talk

This section is a space where APC's staff, members and readers can open up conversations on topics that are of interest for the ICT community. It is a space where authors get to be themselves – sometimes to express opinions and challenge the readers on issues and topics that are close to them, sometimes to share their personal experience on an event or a current debate. The views expressed in this section do not necessarily reflect the views of APC or its network, but that does not make them any less valuable.

Online campaign for British care workers shut down. New international campaign springs up to take its place. 10 September 2007

The Labourstart campaign to get justice for care workers in London who have had their wages cut and their sick pay removed has had to go international as the employer put pressure on their internet service provider to close down the campaign site.

British carers told their wages will be cut 30%, their hours increased and sick pay disappear 10 September 2007

Workers employed in care homes in north London (UK) have been told by their employer — a private company called Fremantle — that their wages are being cut by 30%, their hours are being increased, their sick pay will be a thing of the past, and their pensions are being reduced. Their ...

ICTs, Training  help children to access information world
ICTs, Training help children to access information world 26 August 2007 APC

ICTs, Training help children to access information world "Information at your finger tips" ICTs, under the motto "Information at your finger tips", is a promising programme that would work as bridge for children in (SCT) Salamieh Community Telecentre, to communicate with other children in the...

ICT Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities in Bangladesh
ICT Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities in Bangladesh 22 August 2007 APC

As we all know, the information or knowledge-based society is no longer a matter of the ICT Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities in Bangladeshfuture, but a very contemporary urge of the time. In almost all aspects of our life, we need information and knowledge to get our basic needs met, t...

Warning! This is a participatory workshop
Warning! This is a participatory workshop 21 August 2007 APC

Erika Smith, from APC’s women’s programme, blogged live from the Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM) global trainers exchange, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 23-27 July 2007.

Engendering localization: from apps to end users
Engendering localization: from apps to end users 21 August 2007 APC

Erika Smith, from APC’s women’s programme, blogged live from the Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM) global trainers exchange, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 23-27 July 2007.

Evaluation: do you recommend it? Model it? Breathe it?
Evaluation: do you recommend it? Model it? Breathe it? 21 August 2007 APC

Erika Smith, from APC’s women’s programme, blogged live from the Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM) global trainers exchange, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 23-27 July 2007.

Oh come on, we all know technology is gender neutral
Oh come on, we all know technology is gender neutral 21 August 2007 APC

Erika Smith, from APC’s women’s programme, blogged live from the Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM) global trainers exchange, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 23-27 July 2007.