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91. Some thoughts on gender and telecommunications/ICT statistics and indicators
  Friday, October 28, 2005  by Admin
  The paper emphasises the importance of gender disaggregated statistics and indicators in informing national and global ICT policies. Specifically, areas such as access and usage, content, employment, education, ICT telecommunication and policy, representation in decision-making, and differential impact of ICTs forTo inform policy: without data, there is no visibility The major reason for collecting and disseminating ICT and telecommunications statistics and indicators by gender is to inform national policy and to set international policy goa ls.
 
92. Introduction to GRACE - Gender Research in Africa into ICTs for Empowerment
  Friday, October 28, 2005  by Admin
  What do ostrich eggs, free attitudes, ICT and graciousness have in common. An exciting new research initiative that brings together African researchers to study Africa, ICTs and womens empowerment, called GRACE. The Gender Research in Africa into ICTs for Empowerment held its first researcher capacity-building workshop in Durban in July 2005, and while researchers from all over the continent honed their project proposals and fine-tuned networking skills, they also learned how to create ostrich eggs around themselves.
 
93. ICT, Gender Equality and Empowering Women
  Friday, October 28, 2005  by Admin
  This essay seeks to deal with that issue, and with the gender effects of the information revolution. While obvious linkages will be mentioned, the essay seeks to go beyond the obvious to deal with some of the indirect causal paths of the information revolution on the power of women and equality between the sexes.
 
94. Access to Financing and ICT for Women Entrepreneurs in the UNECE region: hallenges and Good Practice
  Friday, October 28, 2005  by Admin
  This report looks at womens access to financing and ICT within progress and perspectives from selected countries and sub-regions in the area covered by the Economic Commission for Europe (ECE). The publication provides a number of good practices to be considered by governments and other stakeholders.Overview. Full copy available for purchase at UN website
 
95. Gendering Information & Communication Technologies: Challenges & Opportunities for Gender-Equitable Development
  Friday, October 28, 2005  by Admin
  The brochure describes how engendering information and communication technology involves identifying and eliminating gender disparities in access to and use of such technology. And how it also involves adapting technology to womens needs by taking advantage of their special knowledge and strong informal networks and support systems. Outlines World Bank efforts to address gender issues in information technology projects.
 
96. Women, science and technology: Measuring recent progress towards gender equality
  Friday, October 28, 2005  by Admin
  Women slowly catching up among engineering graduates especially in EU-15 countries
Women researchers more likely to work in sectors with lower R&D expenditure Level of education impacts differently on employment outcomes for women and men. A positive trend in education
From 1998 to 2001, a growing number of women and men graduated in science, maths and computing (+25.2) as well as in engineering (+8.3 percent).
 
97. Information society:promoting financial mechanisms with a gender equity perspective
  Friday, October 28, 2005  by Admin
  This paper has been prepared for the Regional Workshop titled From Fringe to Center: Gender Equity in Building the Information Society, called upon by the Steering Committee of WSIS Gender Caucus. This is one of the tasks pursued by the Caucus to fulfill its strategic objective: To ensure that gender equity and women’s rights are integrated into WSIS and its subsequent processes
 
98. Information society:promoting financial mechanisms with a gender equity perspective
  Friday, October 28, 2005  by Admin
  This paper has been prepared for the Regional Workshop titled From Fringe to Center: Gender Equity in Building the Information Society, called upon by the Steering Committee of WSIS Gender Caucus. This is one of the tasks pursued by the Caucus to fulfill its strategic objective: To ensure that gender equity and women’s rights are integrated into WSIS and its subsequent processes
 
99. Women Hold Up the Sky, Popular Struggles for an Alternative and Better World
  Monday, September 26, 2005  by Admin
  50 Years is Enough is a US Network for global Economic Justice. This paper, presented at the TGNP and Feminist Activists Coalition Gender Festival, presents women's roles and struggles accross the globe in resisting the destructive socio-economic and political policies of the neo-liberal regime.
 
100. Statistics(Table) on child protection
  Tuesday, September 13, 2005  by Admin
  Child labour Percentage of children aged 5 to 14 years of age involved in child labour activities at the moment of the survey. A child is considered to be involved in child labour activities under the following classification: (a) children 5 to 11 years of age that during the week preceding the survey did at least one hour of economic activity or at least 28 hours of domestic work, and (b) children 12 to 14 years of age that during the week preceding the survey did at least 14 hours of economic activity or at least 42 hours of economic activity and domestic work combined.
 
101. Girls Education in Tanzania
  Tuesday, September 13, 2005  by Admin
  Girls Education in Tanzania - Tanzanias efforts to see all school-aged children in primary school got well underway in 2002 with implementation of the Primary Education Development Plan (PEDP) where the planned enrolment of 1,500,000 children was exceeded. The abolition of mandatory contributions including school fees and relaxation of the uniform requirement were among the steps taken under the education sector reform process, which aims to have all primary school aged children in school by 2006.
 
102. Ignorance causes poor Tanzanian women to be deprived of their rights
  Monday, September 12, 2005  by Admin
  Poverty is a big problem in many societies. Persisting poverty generates numerous problems lack of safe and clean drinking water, poor education, health services and domestic violence etc.Studies have shown that there is high rate of legal and human rights violation in societies, which are prone to poverty. In theses communities, people access to justice is limited. In many developing countries, including Tanzania, the so-called have nots face difficulties to access their rights before the court of law.
 
103. Failure to speak English affects Mafia women traders
  Monday, September 05, 2005  by Admin
  Failure to speak English adversely affects women petty traders in Mafia Island, Coast Region.
A representative of one group of women petty traders, Halima Makame, said that many women could not speak English so they failed to sell their handcrafts, especially to tourists.
Many tourists who visit its marine park and its pristine beaches frequent Mafia.
 
104. Mwedo Out to Educate Female Maasai Children
  Monday, August 29, 2005  by Admin
  Mwedo Out to Educate Female Maasai Children - Maasai Women Development Organization (MWEDO), a non-governmental organization, has established a special fund aimed at assisting the education of female children from pastoralists communities.
MWEDOs executive director, Ndinini Kimesera Sikar said the fund has already succeeded in sending six children to school this year and there are plans to increase its beneficiaries to 20 next year.
 
105. Women In The Informal Economy
  Thursday, August 25, 2005  by Admin
  The growth of the informal economy, the role of women workers in it and the need for support has become the focus of a global movement, Women in informal employment globalizing and organizing – WIEGO
 

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