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The history of all times, and of today especially, teaches that ... women will be forgotten if they forget to think about themselves.
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Efforts of various organizations working on monitoring and changing ICT policies round the world will be presented.
 

A New Resource: "Femme globale: gender perspectives in the 21st century women contesting the information society: from Beijing to Geneva, Tunis and beyond"
Christina Haralanova | 18 July 2007
How successful were the strategies for improving the gender-responsiveness of the media with respect to the content of the media and representation within the media, outlined in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action? This paper examines why, ten years on, the coverage and representation of African women remains a concern. 

Interview with Patricia Pérez: Science Ignores AIDS in Women
| 12 July 2007
Science has yet to provide rigorous studies of how HIV/AIDS or the impacts of antiretroviral medications affect women’s bodies in particular, Argentine activist Patricia Pérez, nominated for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, told Tierramérica. 

Global Information Society Watch: First report looks at ICT policy’s impact
| 17 May 2007
A new watchdog report monitoring promises made by governments and the United Nations to ensure that information technology is used to benefit millions of people, will be launched in Geneva on May 22. 

ICTs and Violence against Women
| 10 January 2007
ICTs are both a weapon in the fight against violence against women and an enabling tool for perpetrators. This article briefly examines the dynamics of ICTs and violence against women. Article by Kathambi Kinoti. 

Gender and ICT Policy in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Re-thinking ICT development through Gender
| 27 December 2006
This article examines the current ICTs situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, paying particular attention to the development of a National ICT Policy Strategy, and the responses towards the need to integrate gender concerns by both the women’s national machinery and civil society organisations. 

Gender Analysis of National Information Society Policy of the Republic of Macedonia
Eleonora Delova | 18 December 2006
In 2005 Akcija Zdruzenska, an association of citizens developed a study entitled "Gender Analysis of the Republic of Macedonia’s National Policy on Information Society". 

Cyberfeminism: From Theory to Practice
Christina Haralanova | 20 July 2006
Despite the growing number of women online, the content and culture of the internet remain male-dominated. Young women exploring the internet often encounter hateful material, violence, sexism, homophobia, racism, pornography, etc., which may cause discomfort and make the internet an unwelcome place for some. 

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Women and ICTs: How did gender fare at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), and what’s next?
| 4 April 2006

Step forward
Eleonora Delova | 22 June 2005

New Gender and ICT Policy Website Helps Women Make ICT Policy a Priority
Lenka Simerska | 12 April 2005

Gender and ICTs at the Beijing 10: Mystical UN Language
Lenka Simerska | 5 April 2005

ICTs – a step ahead in gender equality
Taida Horozovic | 7 March 2005

Practical Guidance Note: Right to Information, UNDP
Kristina Mihalec | 28 October 2004



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