gender and ICTs

Hot issues on gender and the Internet Governance Forum: Newsletter out!
Hot issues on gender and the Internet Governance Forum: Newsletter out! 18 October 2011 GenderIT.org

Gender Centred, the GenderIT.org thematic bulletin from APC Women, focuses on topical gender and ICT policy themes. Our last newsletter edition highlights the gender peripheries of the Sixth Internet Governance Forum that took place in Nairobi, Kenya from 27-30 September 2011.

Gender studies centre and women’s rights guide book launched in Cambodia
Gender studies centre and women’s rights guide book launched in Cambodia 27 March 2011 KB

An unprecedented achievement for the study and prevention of further violence against women in Cambodia was announced last month with the opening of a Women and Gender Studies Centre in the capital city Phnom Penh.

First online petition by Pakistan development sector: Lobbies govt on violence against women
First online petition by Pakistan development sector: Lobbies govt on violence against women 13 February 2011 KB

Women survivors of domestic violence in Pakistan have long endured twofold abuse – not only at home but by a government that does not protect them. In 2009 there was hope the government would step up to protect women from domestic violence – the National Assembly passed the Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Bill, but the bill expired after the Senate failed to pass it. However,...

How Technology is Being Used to Perpetrate Violence Against Women – And to Fight it
How Technology is Being Used to Perpetrate Violence Against Women – And to Fight it 18 November 2010 APC

This briefing relies on new research into how new technologies are being used by abusers and by women fighting back. The cases were uncovered in research commissioned by the APC in 12 developing countries.

Feminist Tech Exchange in Uruguay
Feminist Tech Exchange in Uruguay 11 June 2010

This activity is co-organised with Cotidiano Mujer and Young Feminists’Network in the South Cone

Gender Evaluation Methodology for Internet and ICTs: A learning tool for change and empowerment
Gender Evaluation Methodology for Internet and ICTs: A learning tool for change and empowerment 29 March 2005 Chat Garcia Ramilo and Cheekay Cinco

GEM is an online tool created by the APC WNSP to integrate a gender analysis into evaluations of initiatives that use information and communication technologies (ICTs) for social change.  

Women in Sync
Women in Sync 16 December 2000 APC WNSP

A three-volume book set that captures the APC WNSP experience of getting women online during the 1990s, including running the onsite internet centre at the 1995 Beijing World Conference on Women and case studies from Latin America, Africa, Asia and Central Europe.

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