Category: NEWS

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

eHomemakers Network – Malaysia

Source: The Communication Initiative Summary Formed in 1998 with the name Mothers for Mothers, Malaysia’s eHomemakers network is an effort to address the information and communication needs of women homemakers. Initiated by a voluntary group of mothers from multi-ethnic communities, this network engages in active advocacy, outreach, and grassroots research on the use of information…
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April 6, 2005 0

Teleworking Moms Unite!

Source: i4donline Homemakers are a vulnerable group in the digital divide as they have little or no access to ICT. As is elsewhere in the world, homemakers in Malaysia are being left out of the rapidly progressing era of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). The Mothers for Mothers network, formed in 1998, started as a…
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March 31, 2005 0

SIT Grad Leads Malaysian Women

Source: Our World Chong Sheau Ching, a graduate of the School for International Training’s Program in Intercultural Service, Leadership and Management (PIM 33), has in recent years become a well-known Malaysian newspaper columnist, author, and champion of opportunities for working mothers and homemakers. A native of Malaysia, Ching attended college in Canada before studying at…
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February 17, 2005 0

Homeworkers And ICTs In South-East Asia

Source: International Development Research Centre website Project Leader: Chong Sheau Ching Institution: Corpcom Services Sdn. Bhd. (E-Homemakers) Region: South-East Asia (Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia) Start Date: 12/2004 Project Details WSIS Action Lines WSIS Action Lines: 3, 4, 6, 8   “As I write this email, I am cooking fish curry, ensuring that my Down Syndrome brother…
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November 24, 2004 0

Sisters Stepping Out Of Traditional Role In The Kitchen

Source : China Press  

September 24, 2004 0