Un guide pertinent, illustré et accessible aux journalistes. Elle vise à fournir à tous les journalistes davantage d’information et de compréhension sur l’égalité des genres dans leur travail.
Written for the United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development (UN-GAID) Annual Meeting and Global Forum 2008, this paper explores the meanings of women’s empowerment and gender equality in the information society, looking at the opportunity for progressive change and critically unpacking the Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICTD) discourse on gender and development.
The article discusses the relationship between international telecommunications development and global women's poverty by examining three questions: (1) Who benefits economically from international telecommunications development? (2) Why is women's poverty a peripheral concern in neoclassical economics? (3) How and by whom should women's poverty be defined?
This dissertation (2005) explores to what extent ICT programs, both public and private, influence the lives of women. More specifically, it analyzes how women experienced a change in self-esteem, created solidarity though their shared experience with other women, and were empowered in their homes, particularly in respect to their relationships with their children.
New edition of Whose News?: The Media and Women's Issues (1994) situates, views and evaluates the coverage of gender issues in the media within the context of recent trends in both the economy and the media industry. This book vividly depicts the complexities of media representations of women. It will be of considerable interest to media professionals, students of mass communications and journalism, and those concerned about the status of women in contemporary India.
Then book critiques the present global mediascape through feminist perspectives, highlighting concerns of policy, power, labour, and technology. Providing fresh feminist insights into international communication, the book shows the important strides taken toward women's justice in these areas and how far there is yet to go.
This study analyses Voice for Humanity's (VFH) Sada initiative to promote women's rights, citizen participation and civic education during the Afghan parliamentary elections in 2005.
Women and Media is a thoughtful cross-cultural examination of the ways in which women have worked inside and outside mainstream media organizations since the 1970s. Rooted in a series of interviews with women media workers and activists collected specifically for this book, the text provides an original insight into women’s experiences.
This essay notes the relative neglect of considerations of both liberation and gender in the scholarship and practice of development communication. Liberation perspectives on development, grounded in religion and spirituality, argue for individual and collective empowerment, and therefore appear to offer consistency with feminist thought. In practice, it is unclear to what extent women are included or empowered in applications of liberation theology to development communication. This paper argues that the theory and practice of development communication would be strengthened by drawing on insights from both feminism and liberation theology.
Leslie Regan Shade examines the tensions between the feminization of the Internet, versus feminist uses of the Internet. In her survey of how women are using the Internet she shows that women are using the Internet effectively for their empowerment but she warns that the right to communicate could be overshadowed by the commercialization of the Internet for the consumer culture