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WITIN plans sensitization forum on impact of technology on children 31st August 2012. Lagos

Citing the need to curb the growing negative trends coming from the adoption and use of technology, especially by the children, the Women ... more

The great tech divide 15th August 2012. Worldwide

Is Internet really Just for Men?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The number of UK women engineers - "worryingly low" 10th August 2012. London

The number of women in UK engineering jobs is worryingly low, at just 6pc, new research shows. Laurie-Ann Benner is one of two women at her company, on what it's ... more

How Intel attracts more women into engineering roles 10th August 2012. New York

Intel, the technology giant, says it encourages flexible working to help attract and retain top women into jobs.

 

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Battle of the sexes - in social media [INFOGRAPHIC] 23rd July 2012. U.S.
When it comes to the sexes on social media, there are a few places where the battle lines seem settled. It probably won’t surprise you to... more
Women Are Now the Most Important Demographic in Tech 22nd June 2012. Worldwide

Despite companies' hamfisted, male-focused marketing efforts, women are the dominant users of a wide variety of new technologies.

 

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Happy International Girls in ICT Day! 27th April 2012. New York

Happy International Girls in ICT Day! Two years ago the ITU passed a resolution to implement Girls in IC... more

Closing the tech gender gap – top-level panel debate in NYC 24th April 2012. NYC

Back in the 1980s, the percentage of young women earning computer science degrees was more than twice what it is today. Girls are increasingly excelling at sciences, a... more

Celebrating of the Girls in ICT Day in Serbia 24th April 2012. Belgrade, Serbia

On the occasion of the International Girls in ICT Day celebration, on April 23, 2012 in Belgrade, Digital Agenda Administration hosted more than 300 girls from the ele... more

Gender and proffesion equality in movies from 1926 until 2010 27th February 2012. -

Data in this very interesting info-graphic are based on gender and profession of the two leading characters in the Top 10 movies, per years, from the 1926 unti... more

Do companies pay women more if a male CEO has a daughter? 2nd January 2012. Women's salaries are higher when the boss has a daughter.

Drawing on research in sociology and economics suggesting that fathers' gender-related attitudes and ... more
GIRLS IN ICT ON ITU TELECOM WORLD 2011 – GET INVOLVED! 24th October 2011. Geneva Job opportunities in the ICT continue to grow, and many countries and regions are predicting a shortage of qualified staff with math, science, engineering and computing s... more
Telecom World 2011 24th October 2011. Geneva “You have the ability and the opportunity to shape the future of your world.”

ITU Telecom World 2011 event provides a global ICT community platform for s... more
7th UNESCO Youth Forum 17th October 2011. Paris, France How youth drives change

Much more involved than we tend to think, young people have decided to take things into their hands, they are speaki... more
Official Launch of Global Network of Women ICT Decision Makers - WITNET 25th February 2011. North Lawn Building, UN New York, USA It gives us great pleasure to invite you to the Official Launch of the Global Network of Women ICT Decision Makers, to be held during the Commission on the Status of Wome... more
Announcement of launching The Global Network of Women ICT Decision Makers 16th February 2011. Barecelona, Spain Minister of Telecommunications and Information Society of the Republic of Serbia, H.E. Jasna Matic and Mrs.Coumba Touré, the wife of Dr. Hamadoun Touré, the Secretary-... more
World Mobile Congress - Afternoon with a focus on women in two panels 16th February 2011. Barecelona, Spain On February 16th, 2011, during the World Mobile Congress (organized by the GSM Association) in Barcelona Spain; mWomen, the mobile industry's women network, organized ... more
Woman in ICT project presented to IT Girls from Serbia 24th January 2011. Belgrade, Serbia Ladies from the Serbian online community met with Minister Matic

Minister Jasna Matic and Assistant Minister Irena Posin met today with several repre... more

High-level debate: Goodbye to the IT girl: Why are young women deserting technology? 10th February 2011. ITU headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland As UN agencies celebrate the International Women’s Day 100th anniversary in March, ITU is organizing a special High level debate that will will look at how IT is taugh... more