July 2008

In fact

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Various reasons for manifestation of 'gender digital divide' has become a cause of concern world wide. The below mentioned  are some of the organisations/resources/studies that have tried to look at the issue and has put a sustained effort to prevent the adverse effects of trends of disparities to the access and to harness the potential of ICTs  for women's empowerment.

Organisations/Resources/Studies       Websites

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

http://www.aauw.org/

Asian Women's Resource Exchange (AWORC)

http://www.aworc.org

Association for Progressive Communications Women's Networking Support Program (APC WNSP)

http://www.apcwomen.org

Asia-Pacific Development Information Programme

http://www.apdip.net/projects/gender/resources/

Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT)

http://www.unapcict.org/ecohub/communities/gender

Bridge (development-gender)

http://www.bridge.ids.ac.uk/reports_gend_cep.html#icts

Bridging the Gender Digital Divide: A Report on Gender and ICT in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent Nations

http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/
EXTGENDER/EXTICTTOOLKIT/menuPK:542826~page
PK:64168427~piPK:64168435~theSitePK:542820,00.html

Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)

http://www.fawe.org

GenderIT.org

http://www.genderit.org

Gender in the Information Society: Emerging issues

http://www.genderit.org/wsis/wsis_process.shtml

Institute for Women in Technology (IWT)

http://www.iwt.org

International Women's Tribune Centre (IWTC)

http://www.iwtc.org

International, Multilateral, and Bilateral Organisations

http://siteresources.worldbank.org/
INTICTTOOLKIT/Resources/ResourcesSection1.htm

IT for Change

http://www.ITforChange.net

Open space to showcase UNESCO's application of knowledge

http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=24226&URL
DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html_

societies

PovertyNet

http://poverty2.forumone.com/library/view/14821/

Putting Gender on the Agenda of WSIS

http://www.genderit.org/wsis/wsis-presentation-asw.ppt

Society for International Development (SID), Women on the Net Project

http://www.sidint.org

Synergy Gender and Development (SYNFEV)

http://synfev.enda.sn/

Women in Global Science and Technology (WIGSAT)

http://www.wigsat.org

Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)

http://www.wougnet.org

Women's Learning Partnership (WLP)

http://www.learningpartnership.org

Women's Net (South Africa)

http://womensnet.org.za/ict/ict.htm

AMARC' Women's International Network (WIN)

http://win.amarc.org/

World Links for Development (WorLD) Programme

http://www.world-links.org/

WikiBooks

http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Gender_and_ICT/Resources.

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