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GRACE Africa II: Gender Research in Africa into ICTs for Empowerment

Cameroon
How does the Mbalmayo FM Women’s community radio function and contribute to the diminishing of discriminatory practices experienced by women? READ MORE

Kenya
What can be done to overcome cybercrime towards women to enable them to exercise their right to communicate without fear of abuse, harassment or violence? READ MORE

What should ICT companies consider when coming up with policies that make the ICT work environment better and satisfactory for women? READ MORE

Nigeria
How can a first mile technology, the VOIP, be profitably deployed to improve communication access and economic empowerment at the last mile? READ MORE

How will this technology work best for the women farmers to meet their communication and information needs? READ MORE

Senegal
How do female political leaders use ICTs to influence and participate in politics in Senegal? Does this use of ICTs contribute to the empowerment of women political leaders; do they use ICTs to cope with a gendered situation; are they maintaining their gendered situation through their use of ICTs? READ MORE

South Africa
How do girls use the MXit platform to define and co-create their sexuality; and how, given the space for critical reflexivity and interpretative agency, can girls re-define and interpret their sexuality to reflect their perceptions of their authentic well being? READ MORE

Uganda
How have female radio presenters tapped into the power of the radio and used it to improve their wellbeing and status? READ MORE

Zambia

How would male gender internet dialogues enhance enlightenment on feminism, gender and development in Zambian society? READ MORE

Zimbabwe
How can university level computer education contribute to the preparation of women for careers in design and development computing? How can training of women computer science students be instrumental in increasing women graduates’ empowerment so that they have the capacity to select careers in design and development? READ MORE

 

GRACE MENA: Gender Research in Arab Countries into ICTs for Empowerment (Middle East and North Africa)

Egypt
Promoting health nutrition and wholesome body image amongst young girls in Egypt through the use of ICTS READ MORE

How can ICTs be used in Egypt to enable mothers of disabled children combat the ensuing stigmatization? READ MORE

How can ICTs be used to assist female landowners in Egypt become active farmers on their land? READ MORE

Jordan

How can ICTs be used to empower female university students in Jordan in their stance against gender-based violence? READ MORE

How can ICTs be used by young Jordanian women to "unlearn not to speak"? READ MORE

Lebanon
How have ICTs contributed to women's empowerment in rural Lebanon? READ MORE

Palestine
How can ICTs be used to enhance gender awareness and resilience in Palestinian female university students? READ MORE

Sudan
Is there a gender related difference in the use of ICTs at institutions of higher learning in Sudan? READ MORE

How can ICTs contribute to getting a law against FGM, accepted in Sudan? READ MORE

How are ICTs used to draw young Sudanese women into pre-marital sexual activities and how can ICTs be used to protect them against this? READ MORE

Tunisia
Is there a gender difference in access to and use of ICTs at the University of Tunis, Tunisia? READ MORE

Yemen
How can ICTs be used to enhance Yemeni women's sense of self-care pertaining to their reproductive health? READ MORE

How can ICTs be used to combat gender-based violence against women in Yemen? READ MORE

How can Yemeni university students use the Internet to enhance their political awareness and participation? READ MORE

 

 

GRACE Africa I

Cameroon
Is the internet an empowering tool for Douala business women, international traders in the textile sector? READ MORE

Egypt
Can information and communication technologies improve the livelihoods of Egyptian women artisans? READ MORE

Kenya
The impact of ICTs on women’s career progression and networking in Kenya: The experience of IT professional women. READ MORE

Use of cell phones by women business owners to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in their micro-enterprises in Kenya. READ MORE

Morocco
How do legal centres and associations, as well as women victims of gender-related violence, use ICTs in Morocco? READ MORE

Mozambique
Women’s use of ICTs in Manhiça and Sussendega: A tool for empowerment? READ MORE

Nigeria
How women in rural Nigeria use mobile phones to meet their communication needs? READ MORE

Senegal
Ownership of mobile phones by businesswomen in Senegal. READ MORE

South Africa
Rethinking energy access: Integrating information and communication technologies and gender for sustainable solutions. READ MORE

Tanzania
The effects of mobile phones and/or internet services on women entrepreneurs’ socio-economic condition. READ MORE

Uganda
ICT liberalization in Uganda: The impact of mobile telephony on women’s socio-economic empowerment. READ MORE

Uptake and impact of the CD-ROM “Rural Women in Africa: Ideas for Earning Money” on grassroots women entrepreneurs in Uganda by Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET). READ MORE

Zambia
Making Life Better. READ MORE

Zimbabwe
Women and online learning in higher education in Zimbabwe. READ MORE

 

 

Grace is an initiative envisioned and funded by
the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), developed by Research For the Future (RFF) and managed by The GRACE Project Voluntary Association
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Grace est une initiative initiée et financée parle Centre de recherches pour le développement international (CRDI), développée par Research For the Future,
et gérée par l'Association Volontaire Projet de GRACE .