Web Resources

ICT & Gender page, Development Gateway

This ICT & Gender page lists hundreds of online documents about efforts to empower women via ICTs | Read more...

Women's Net

A vibrant and innovative networking support program designed to enable African women to use the Internet to find the people, issues, resources and tools needed for women's social activism. Linked with the APC page on gender evaluation metholodgies for ICTs. Link | Read more...

Women in Global Science and Technology (WIGSAT)

WIGSAT supports global networking on critical issues in science and technology for development. This includes women's formal and nonformal science and technology practices around the world, for policy advocacy and action which promotes their S&T contributions to sustainable development. Link | Read more...

UN-Instraw’s ICT Net

ICT Net is an e-mail based forum Gender and ICTs for exchange of research based knowledge and information through discussions and background materials and highlights good practices and lessons learned, identifies research and policy gaps, and outlines policy options and recommendations. | Read more...

APC Women’s networking support program (WNSP)

WNSP supports women networking for social change and includes training, participatory research, policy and advocacy in gender and information technology, and information facilitation. Link | Read more...

Networking and Information Technology Observatory

UNDP's Observatory on Networking and Information Technology Observatory (issues for developing countries) | Read more...

itrainonline's overview of internet courses for women

A rich resource of gender- and women-related ICT training opportunities developed by South African Women'sNet and the APC Women's Networking Support Programme.  Link | Read more...

Flamme/Flame

Flame/Flamme is a network of African sisters online committed to strengthening the capacity of women through the use of ICTs to lobby, advocate and participate in the Beijing +5 process regionally and globally. Link | Read more...

Bridges'online database

An online database of practical resources to help bridge the digital divide. Link | Read more...

WNSP Gender and ICTs - bibliography

An excellent bibliography (2000) attached to the WNSP Gender, ICT and Social Change Analysis Framework for ICT Initiatives Link | Read more...

GenderNet, gender page on the World Bank's website

GenderNet describes how the World Bank seeks to reduce gender disparities and enhance women's participation in economic development through its programs and projects. It summarizes knowledge and experience, provides gender statistics, and facilities... | Read more...

People First Network (Salomon Islands)

The People First Network, or PFnet, promotes and facilitates equitable and sustainable rural development and peace building by enabling better information sharing and knowledge building among and across communities forming the Solomon Islands.  | Read more...

World Links - Technology resources

Technology resources is a fantastic resource for teachers on all aspects of technology related to the use of the Internet. Link | Read more...

Techsoup

TechSoup is an excellent, comprehensive source of technology information for nonprofit organizations. Link | Read more...

Womenwatch - UN Internet gateway on women and development issues

The UN Internet Gateway on the Advancement and Empowerment of Women - includes information about UN global conferences related to women Link | Read more...

IDRC's Gender and ICTs initiative

Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D), Gender and ICTs, a programme initiative of the International Development Research Centre in Canada (in English and French)  | Read more...

ICT Policy from a Gender Perspective

'ICT Policy from a Gender Perspective' (December 2001) by Conception Garcia Ramilo and Pi Villanueva. A comparative study of national IT and gender policy frameworks in Asia and the Pacific, and the extent to which global and regional gender and ICT... | Read more...

Internet with a Difference – getting women hooked up

'Internet with a Difference tm getting women hooked up' (October 2002). The Zimbabwe Women Resource Centre and Network (ZWRCN) (www.comminit.com/commentary.html) provides various information services, including a documentation centre, an Internet... | Read more...

Supporting women's use of information technologies for sustainable development

'Supporting women's use of information technologies for sustainable development' (1997) by Sophia Huyer, Women in Global Science and Technology (WIGSAT). A report on African women's use of ICTs, addressing issues of access, the benefits African women... | Read more...

Interconnectivity and communications in Africa: Women creating the spaces

'Interconnectivity and communications in Africa: Women creating the spaces' (1998) African Gender Institute, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Using ICTs for promoting gender equity in Africa. Telecommunications can be an engine for economic... | Read more...

Women in Development Network

Women in Development Network (WIDNET). The WIDNET website provides links to online databases (in English and French) on a wide range of issues relevant to women, including gender and development, Africa and development, business and management. Link | Read more...

Gender in Africa Information Network (GAIN)

Gender in Africa Information Network (GAIN) aims to facilitate communication, discussion and information sharing between organizations and people interested in gender and women's issues in Africa. GAIN is committed to ensuring that indigenous information... | Read more...

Communication Initiative (including Drum Beat)

The Communication Initiative is a network formed by a partnership of development organizations seeking to support advances in the effectiveness and scale of communication interventions for positive international development. | Read more...

Gender, Science and Technology (GenSciTech)

The Gender, Science and Technology (GenSciTech) web ring links sites around the world that address key issues in gender, science and technology for sustainable development. These include issues of women's participation in and contributions to formal... | Read more...

Once and Future Action Network (OFAN)

The Once and Future Action Network (OFAN) is an international consortium of gender, science and technology organizations focusing on women's contribution to people-centred and environmentally sustainable approaches to science and technology. Link | Read more...

Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources.

Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources. This website offers access to an enormous range of information on issues relevant to Gender, ICTs and development. Link | Read more...

Gender page of the Digital Opportunity Channel

This gender page of the Digital Opportunity Channel provides access to tens of thousands of documents on Gender from the websites of 1300 OneWorld partners worldwide. | Read more...

Gender and the Information Revolution in Africa (reader)

Reader edited by Eva Rathgeber and Edith Ofwona Adera (2000) on the current and potential gender impacts of the ICT explosion in Africa. | Read more...

Application of ICTs in Africa’s Agricultural Sector: A Gender Perspective

By Hilda Munya (2000). The article analyzes key problems facing rural women in the agricultural sector and the efforts made to address communication issues and other problems, presents examples of activities already undertaken and looks at some policy implications of the broader use of ICTs. | Read more...

Livestock and Rangeland Knowledge base (LRKB)

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has created a Livestock and Rangeland Knowledge base (LRKB) to help disseminate experience gained from investing in rural livestock development for poverty reduction. Link | Read more...

Oregon State University’s Forage Information System

Oregon State University's Forage Information System provides links to peer-reviewed forage-related resources. Link | Read more...

The Internet, getting connected

This is a joint publication of the African Gender Institute and Women'sNet, South Africa (2002). It has been compiled as a tool to encourage gender activists based in women's organisations to make effective use of the Internet. Link | Read more...

FAMAFRIQUE, le site web des femmes d'Afrique francophone

Famafrique.org est un espace de communication et d'information pour les femmes d'Afrique francophone qui agissent pour la promotion d'un développement durable. Link | Read more...

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