Strategies for including a Gender Perspective in African Information and Communications Technologies(ICTs) Policy
African policy makers face many economic, social and political challenges as they seek to improve material living standards and quality of life, and undertake their task of transformation in a context of complexity, rapid ...
Empowering African women : key messages & practical guide for print & electronic Media
Overall progress has been witnessed in the promotion of gender equality and women’s empowerment in Africa in areas such as education and increased resource allocation, however much remains to be done. African countries ...
The African Training and Research Centre for Women and assistance to member states in implementing the Lagos Plan of Action and the Copenhagen Programme of Action / March 1981 - March 1982
This paper focuses on the African training and research centre for women and assistance to member states in implementing the Lagos plan of action and the Copenhagen programme of action.
Women, planning and policy in Malawi
This document focuses on the study of women, planning and policy in Malawi. This study describes some features basic to an understanding of Malawi’s economy and more specifically of the role of women in society, looks ...
Topical issue on promoting the advancement of African women(gender and PRSP) : Gender mainstreaming in national poverty reduction strategies (2001-2005)
The objective of this background paper which was submitted to the Committee on Women and Development (CWD) is to reflect ECA's stance and comparative advantage on mainstreaming gender as a development goal, into the Poverty ...
Gender training needs assessment mission: final draft
This paper focuses on the gender training needs assessment mission. African Centre for Women has in this context identified two new strategic areas, the economic Empowerment of Women and Gender Mainstreaming across all ...
Creating opportunities for Africa's new generation : theme 4
In spite of concerted efforts over the past three decades, to increase girls’ and boys’ access to schooling and to reduce the disparities between them, there still exists a considerable degree of bias against girls in the ...
Achieving women and the information age : a rare opportunity : theme 3
This is an opportune time and a crucial moment for women to have input and for stakeholders to be sensitized to the gender dimension of ICT policy. Policy must take into account the needs of women, as well as men, at all ...
Handbook on gender, ICT policy and e-government in Africa
The Africa Information Society Initiative (AISI) has identified the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to enhance government efficiency and service delivery as one of the key challenges facing many ...
Rural transport and empowerment of women: Policy guidelines on best practices
The immediate objective of the study is to identify and disseminate best practices in developing rural transport policies that take into account the empowerment of women. The long-term objective of the study is to contribute ...