Gender

Syrian Women Urge Policy Makers to Stop Supporting Violence

A diverse group of Syrian women came to the US this fall to urge policy makers to stop supporting violence and instead support ongoing negotiations for a peaceful democratic transition, provide more resources for humanitarian aid, work to ensure

#IncYOUbateIT: Ideas to Promote Women as Agents of Change in Tech

Cross posted from the Making All Voices Count Blog. See original article here.
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Fighting for Equal Access to Education in Kenya

Josephine Kulea considers herself lucky because she completed secondary school, college, and nursing school - opportunities that many girls in her Kenyan village did not have.

Gender-Specific Election Violence: The Role of Information and Communication Technologies

The rising influence of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) has paralleled the rapid development of women’s political participation worldwide. For women entering political life or holding public positions, new ICTs are frequently used as tools of gender-specific electoral and political violence.

Information and cmmunication technologies for women entrepreneurs: prospects and potential in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Uzbekistan

Information and communication technologies (ICTs), in particular mobile phones, the internet, and computers, play an important role in accelerating business growth.

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs through Information and Communication Technologies - A Practical Guide

The promotion of micro and small-scale enterprises (MSEs) has been recognised as an important strategy for advancing the economic empowerment of women, while reducing poverty and gender inequality.

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