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ICT as a tool for enhancing women’s education opportunities: and new educational and professional opportunities for women in new technologies

By Gill Kirkup

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The paper was prepared at the request of the UN Division for the Advancement of Women. It is a discussion paper for the Expert Group meeting on ICT and their impact and use as a tool for the advancement and empowerment of women in Seoul Korea 9-15th Nov 2002.\ud \ud The paper attempts separate the issues of ICT education as training for work in ICT professions and occupations, and ICT use for general education at all levels. It reviews recommendations made by other bodies and advises the EGM that it needs to adopt a more systemic understanding of the operations of gender and ICTs for any new, more effective recommendation

Publisher: United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women (UNDAW)
Year: 2002
OAI identifier: oai:oro.open.ac.uk:681
Provided by: Open Research Online

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