Category: NEWS

Asia Community Affairs Grantee Meeting

Source: Microsoft

March 31, 2006 0

Rethinking The Digital Divide

Source: Shom Teoh from The Star Intech The Salaam Wanita experience illustrates one way of employing information and communication technology (ICT) to reduce poverty but it should not be emulated blindly, says Chong Sheau Ching who heads the support group. Instead, she hopes that it would motivate others to review the models that have been…
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March 2, 2006 0

Helping Malaysian Homemakers – Mothers On A Mission: eHomemakers Of Malaysia

Source: AdvocacyNet News The eHomemakers network, launched in Malaysia in 1998, is improving the lives of thousands of homemakers through the innovative use of information and communications technology (ICT). Founded by single mother Chong Sheau Ching, the primary aim of the network is to provide women with business skills and technical training that will help…
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January 31, 2006 0

Gender Equity In ICTs For Development

Source: International Development Research Centre PAN integrates a gender perspective into many of its projects, guided by a view of sustainable and equitable development in which women participate fully and women and men are represented equally. Recognizing the difference between projects that integrate an element of gender and social analysis to create gender-positive research outcomes…
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November 30, 2005 0

eHomemakers Wins GICT Award

Source: WSIS NEWS eHomemakers beat thirty other entries from all over the Asia-Pacific to emerge as a runner-up at the Gender and Information & Communication Technology (GICT) Awards. Two award ceremonies were held to recognise the achievements of the winners. The first was held during the 10th AWID International Forum on Women’s Rights in Development…
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November 30, 2005 0

When Authors Share

Source: The Star  

October 17, 2005 0

Mobile Help-Line For Women Tops Gender And ICT Awards 2005

Source: Gender and ICT Awards Manila, Philippines, September 22, 2005–Pallitathya, an innovative Mobile Help-Line programme via cell phones for underprivileged women in rural Bangladesh beat thirty other entries from all over the Asia-Pacific to win this year’s Gender and Information & Communication Technology (GICT) Awards sponsored by the Association for Progressive Communications Women’s Networking Support…
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September 22, 2005 0

Chong Sheau Ching And Daughter, Rhonwyn

Source: MPH Quill

August 31, 2005 0

Wheel Power – A Good View At The Movies For The Disabled

Source: Anthony Thanasayan from Disabled Peoples’ International It has been some time since we last caught up with some of the interesting disability happenings around the world. Most of the stories today have been picked from Inclusion Daily Express (IDE) – an excellent daily e-mail news and disability rights information service from Spokane, Washington, the…
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June 30, 2005 0