Gender and development in brief ‘gender and icts’ – edition 15 in brief is a six page newsletter that aims to stimulate thinking on a priority gender theme this edition looks at the relationship between icts and gender equality. What is the digital divide the term digital divide refers to the gap between individuals, households, businesses and geographic areas at different socio-economic levels with regard. The republic of uganda ministry of information and communications technology (ict) national ict policy for uganda first draft september 2012. Gender equality and empowerment of women through ict gender equality and empowerment of women through ict tice on gender equality and ict are.
Self-generated income from ict businesses can give women greater power to close the gender wage gap, as it is a means of production that allows for some control and determination on the price that women can sell their labour. The ‘[email protected]’ research project includes three phases — focus groups, class activities (games with words and pictures related to ict and gender), and semistructured interviews the focus groups inform the structure and content of class activities. Few gender ict statistics are available because many governments do not collect ict statistics consistently and regularly, and rarely are the data disaggregated by sex.
Recognising the importance of integrating a gender perspective as a cross- cutting area in ict and development, the paper provides a gender perspective on issues of ict policies, access and control, education, training and skill development, and content development. Gender and ict survey toolkit. [column] gender and community networks in this fourth column on gender and community networks, nic bidwell looks closely at the processes and difficulties of research on the social and gender impact of community networks in rural places, and focuses on some issues encountered in the nitty-gritty of such research.
The gender and ict program focuses on the intersection between ict and gender rights and issues, including women’s use and access of icts and tech-related gender-based violence about fma fma is a nonprofit ngo in the philippines seeking to democratize information and communication systems for citizens and communities. Ict statistics by gender since 2004, under the framework of the partnership on measuring ict for development , the itu has been working together with national statistical offices from developing countries around the world to improve the availability and quality of statistics on ict access and use by households and individuals. Gender and ict is a research group at the in3 - universitat oberta de catalunya (uoc) av carl friedrich gauss, 5 parc mediterrani de la tecnologia 08860 castelldefels (spain) +34 93 450 5200 gentic(at)uocedu visit the portal recent posts. Ict initiatives seeking to improve gender equality should not exclusively target women they should also target men – women and men need to be involved in the decision-making processes and policy development, as well as the larger family unit and the community.
The human rights based, technical and social implications brought by new information and communication technologies (ict) are not gender neutral existing power relations in society determine who benefits from and shapes the content, development and use of ict human rights, including women’s. Ict contribution to gender equality new technologies have made it possible for people to communicate, network, and collaborate on a more global scale than was previously possible. Concrete targets for gender equity in ict access and use should be backed by specific programmes that have been allocated adequate budget, and there should be a plan to collect timely gender-disaggregated data to monitor the target. Gender and ict from wikibooks, open books for an open world jump to navigation jump to search table of contents introduction taking a closer look at women's realities placing a women's empowerment back into the gender equality framework gender analysis in development is a conscious choice lessons yet unlearnt implications of. In considering gender equality mainstreaming we are looking not only at ict, government and development actors that are mainstreaming gender equality perspectives within their work, but also ict and gender advocates that are seeking to mainstream gender equality into a larger context.
Here are 3 reasons why ict matters for gender equality: opportunity the internet is a great enabler, creating unprecedented opportunities for female entrepreneurs to enter global markets for the first time. The maria de maeztu gender & ict program, a broad gender strategy at dtic-upf in collaboration with many other entities (get to know them below. Academiaedu is a platform for academics to share research papers.
Icts can be the source of empowerment to women, but they are not a silver bullet that will overcome traditional disparity based on gender in gbi's feb 2012. Gender awareness in ict with focus on education introduction this paper describes the ongoing project gender awareness in ict with focus on education. This course considers a wide range of issues related to the contemporary and historical use of technology, the development of new technologies, and the cultural representation of technology, including the role women have played in the development of technology and the effect of technological change on the roles of women and ideas of gender it discusses the social implications of technology.
This article presents a review on gender differences and information and communication technology (ict) in primary and secondary education first the rapid development of the use of ict in education is outlined. Gender issues & information communication technology for development (ict4d): prospects and challenges for women in nigeria kwetishe joro danjuma1, bayo mohammed onimode2 and ochedikwu jonah onche3 1 department of computer science, modibbo adama university of technology, yola, adamawa state, nigeria. Ict plays a role in the gender equity, equality, gender balance and gender sensitive planning advertising ict examples are helps in advertising to people, the gender issues like gender discrimination, gender gap and gender oppression through making banners, posters etc creating awareness. Gender and ict in the philippines: a policy framework philippine legislators’ committee on population and development foundation, inc, and womenshub (philippines) page 5 of 5 and various international multi-lateral agencies this divide is considered to be most acute.