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Ending digital exclusion: Why the access divide persists and how to close it
Ending digital exclusion: Why the access divide persists and how to close it 13 April 2016

In a new position paper from APC, we unpack the underlying causes of limited connectivity, the shortcomings of current initiatives, and propose a set of policy responses to address the access gap.    

Global Information Society Watch 2008: Focus on access to infrastructure
Global Information Society Watch 2008: Focus on access to infrastructure 22 October 2009

How do we ensure access to the internet is a human right enjoyed by all? This is one of the critical questions asked by GISWatch 2008, which highlights the importance of people’s access to ICT infrastructure, where and how countries are getting it right or wrong, and what can be done about it.

Open Institute
Open Institute 14 May 2008

The Open Institute is a non-governmental and not-for-profit organization that envisions Cambodia as a country in which widespread access to high quality education, information, communications and technology lead to a more developed and just society. Our mission is to ensure that the benefits of technology for social and economic advance are usable in Cambodian society. While the strategy of the...

Computer Aid International
Computer Aid International 03 March 2008

Computer Aid International is a UK based charity and social enterprise that works with ICT to alleviate poverty and overcome discrimination and disadvantage. It receives large numbers of donated computers and other ICT equipment which is refurbished and provided to local in country partners and projects. Some 300,000 computers have been provided in over 100 countries. Computer Aid promotes reu...

Associació Pangea - Coordinadora Comunicació per a la Cooperació
Associació Pangea - Coordinadora Comunicació per a la Cooperació 23 January 2008

Pangea is an independent non-profit organization founded in 1993 to promote the strategic use of communication networks and ICTs for development and social justice. They promote that organizations and social movements share information, knowledge and technical resources for the effective and strategic use of ICTs, especially the Internet, in a sustainable way, respecting the diversity and valu...

Web Networks
Web Networks 22 January 2008

Web Networks’ mission is to contribute to building a self-reliant online community based on non-profit enterprise, cooperation, and mutual aid which can support, maintain, and defend principles of social responsibility, ecology, and economic justice. To these ends, Web Networks provides appropriate and innovative communication technology and resources. Web Networks also seeks to foster health...

Women'sNet
Women'sNet 06 November 2007

Women’sNet works to advance gender equality and justice in South Africa through the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs). It provides training and promotes content that supports women, girls, and women’s and gender organisations and networks to take control of their own content and ICT use. Recognising that ICTs are a gendered tool, Women’sNet seeks to address gender ...