gender

Connecting gender, agriculture and the information society: GenARDIS kick-off workshop

MONTEVIDEO 13 November 2008 (AL for GenARDIS)

Seven women and thirteen men from Anglophone and Francophone Africa and the Caribbean met during the last days of September in Gorée Island, Senegal. They have many things in common, but one in particular is their ability to make innovative connections in gender, agriculture and information and communication technologies (ICTs). This ability has led them to be finalists of the Gender, Agricultural and Rural Development in the Information Society (GenARDIS) small grants fund.

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GenARDIS Workshop

Date and time: 
Sep 26 2008 - Sep 30 2008

Venue

Country: 
Senegal

Organisers

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APC WNSP
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Location: 
Goree Institute, Goree Island

GEM Thematic Adaptation Workshop for Localisation Initiatives

Date and time: 
Jan 18 2009 - Jan 21 2009

Venue

Country: 
Lao PDR

Organisers

Other- name of organisation: 
APC WNSP

Localisation projects are often deemed as gender neutral, having a prime focus of developing localised technology only.

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Location: 
Vientiane (hotel venue to be determined)

Breaking stereotypes about women, girls and technology in the Czech Republic

PRAGUE 14 August 2008 (Lenka Simerska for APC WNSP)

Taking control of technology for women’s advocacy took a different tack in the Czech Republic, where APC WNSP Europe introduced the project “Women into IT” to challenge stereotypes around women and ICTs and attract more women into the IT field.

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Looking Back, Moving Forward: Gender Networking and Advocacy on the Information Society

Date and time: 
Jul 8 2008 - Jul 9 2008

Venue

Country: 
Philippines

Organisers

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APC
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APC, Isis International Manila and IT for Change

On July 8th, the learning event will focus on sharing of findings and recommendations of an APC evaluation of gender networking and advocacy during the World Summit on the Information Society.

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Location: 
Bahay ni Isis (BnI), International Women's House 3 Marunong Street, Barangay Central, Quezon City Philippines

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