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Open Development, Open Cambodia
(Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2012-06-14)
The world is witnessing widespread participatory movement toward transparency, democratization, and responsive governance. Pressing social need and enabling technologies have allowed innovative strategies for social change to take hold. Cambodia also is witnessing local expressions of these forces; civil society is mobilizing ...
Beyond Access: Empowering women and girls through ICT at libraries
Within the digital divide of access to information and communication technologies (ICT) in developing countries exists another gap: between boys and girls, men and women. Particularly in developing countries and rural areas, girls and women are often restricted to traditional roles, and do not have equal access to technologies ...
Public access and development: The impacts of public access venues and the benefits of libraries
Public access to information and communication technologies (ICTs) can play an important role in development. Communities benefit when people can access information and communicate with experts and people in their social networks to learn about health, jobs, education, leisure activities, or whatever inspires them. ...