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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.

A+ for profits, F for women's rights: Take Back the Tech! invites users to rate Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

11 September 2014
(FF for APCNews)

What Are You Doing About Violence Against Women?

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.

mHero Updates Health Workers on Ebola in Real Time

IntraHealth International and UNICEF are joining forces to help Liberia’s Ministry of Health and Social Welfare communicate with health workers in real time as the country fights to contain the Ebola outbreak.

IGF 2014 shares messages on right to privacy in the digital age at Human Rights Council

10 September 2014
(APCNews)

On 5 September 2014, Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2014 participants from governments, civil society, the private sector

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.

Flexible, Open and Distance Learning: An Enabler or Barrier to Women’s Empowerment through Education and Learning

Can flexible, open and distance learning (FODL) deliver education equitably and equally, as well as remove barriers to women’s learning and enhance empowerment, in the Global South?

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