Monthly Digest, October, 2006 [Read articles of i4d October 2006 on Gender and ICTs]

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Are ICTs Gender Neutral?

Strategic Recommendation Paper, Afghanistan
An autonomous Afghan media commission

Women and ICT in Development of Africa
Gains of engendering ICTs in rural Uganda

National ICT policy on gender in Uganda

International Information Centre and Archives of the Women’s Movement
Making sense of the Internet

Fire Campaign in Costa Rica
Internet radio: by women, about women

Digital Divide in Gender and Religion, India
Economic impact of IT education among Muslims

The Global Teenager Project, Johannesburg
Gender and online collaborative learning

Gender Facts in Malappuram, Kerala
Evaluating the Akshaya programme

Telecentres Movement in Nepal
Community ownership critical for success

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A Workshop Report on ‘Right to Information’ Act, 24 July 2006, Hyderabad, India
A right move for citizen centric governance

‘Soochna Se Samadhan Sewa’ 28 September 2006, New Delhi, India
Phone-based agri info service for farmers

ICTD project newsletter

Books received:
ICT for Social Welfare
OECD e-Government Studies, Norway
TRADE AND GENDER Opportunities and Challenges for Developing Countries

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