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Digital Empowerment Foundation: Ensuring rural India also has its place in the information society CALGARY 18 December 2009 By LC for APCNews

Digital India worksEver hear of the Manthan Award? Digital Empowerment Foundation’s Manthan award is a multi-facetted initiative to identify, measure and recognise technology-for-development initiatives. Essentially, it strives to enable people everywhere to communicate freely, and help raise thei...

New report on climate change and ICTs: What information and knowledge can do MONTEVIDEO 17 December 2009 By KAH for APCNews

Studies reveal that the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) makes up 2% of all global emissions – the same amount as the airline industry. By 2012, 4.5 billion people will have access to a mobile phone – the majority will be those live on less than USD 2 a day and be the mo...

Dominican Republic guarantees women's equality in technology initiatives and policies across the country
Dominican Republic guarantees women's equality in technology initiatives and policies across the country El Nuevo Diario 17 December 2009 By El Nuevo Diario

Dafne Plou Photo: APCThe Dominican Republic is the first Latin American country to act on their commitments to involve women in the information society nationwide. This Caribbean island nation of ten million has promised to include a “gender perspective” in every information and communications t...

Alternatives under attack from conservative gov't: Pledge your support
Alternatives under attack from conservative gov't: Pledge your support 10 December 2009 By KAH for APCNews

Save Alternatives!Today hundreds of people will march through Montreal in support of APC member Alternatives – a non-profit organisation which has helped thousands of groups in some of the most difficult situations in the world. Alternatives has come under attack from the right-wing Conservative g...

The end of IGF? Mulling on its point and pointlessness
The end of IGF? Mulling on its point and pointlessness GenderIT.org 29 November 2009 By Jac sm Kee for GenderIT.org

Privacy: More than the right to delete and forget
Privacy: More than the right to delete and forget GenderIT.org 26 November 2009 By Jac sm Kee for GenderIT.org