An invitation to talk about online safety to young women and girls on a radio show came…
There I was preparing to make myself heard,
There I was trying to think through what information I can share about women, VAW and ICT…
Then there I was, standing, listening, trying to understand what it is about ICT that I should know…
The language of violence against women and women’s righ
Call for participation for researchers interested in ICTD, public-access computing, and community informatics. The iConference 2011 will be held from February 8–11, 2011, in Seattle.
The Access To Learning Award recognizes the innovative efforts of public libraries and similar institutions outside the United States to connect people to information and opportunities through free access to computers and the Internet. The award is given by Global Libraries, an initiative of the foundation’s Global Development Program.
“Liberation from fear and bad attitude in relation to ICTs – information and communication technologies”, “a unique opportunity for empowerment seeking to overcome technological limitations”, “conviction that the amplification of horizons with regards to internet use is not a monster”, “the certainty that the internet will provide better service for the networks for protection of w
Two new documents on ICTs, climate change and development are available online at: http://www.niccd.org/resources.htm
Concept Paper: builds four new conceptual models –
i) Climate change vulnerability in developing countries;
ii) Climate change adaptation and adaptive capacity of communities and wider “livelihood systems”;
iii) Climate change resilience;
iv) The contribution of ICTs to
Working together in a cooperative has many advantages for farmers. Collating their harvested crops means they can sell in bulk, demand better prices and have greater bargaining powers with buyers. Pooling resources also creates the opportunity to buy expensive equipment, such as food-processing and packaging machinery.
As part of APC WNSP´s MDG3 project “Take Back the Tech!
In 2008, APC member Women’sNet partnered with the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) and the APC women’s programme (APC WNSP) to bring the first Feminist Tech Exchange to South Africa.
100th screening of "10 tactics for turning information into action" screened by Ugandan member WOUGNET
The documentary 10 tactics for turning information into action, produced by Tactical Tech and launched in December 2009 has been screened, by NGOs, rights advocates and independent media, at over 100 events, reaching 5155 people.
The 100th screening was held on June 1st in Kampala, Uganda, by WOUGNET.
“I think that although I have always been an optimist, in many ways I am a cynic as well :) .