Women in Cairo are now able to report rape, harassment, and assaults through Harrassmap, a pilot project in Cairo, Egypt. The goal is to change the social acceptability of sexual harassment in Egypt.
The challenge of collecting data on
The securitization of cyberspace - that is, making it a matter of national security - is perhaps the most important force shaping global communications today. It is particularly troublesome for developing countries where the use of networked
Significant progress has been made globally over the past decade to establish access to information as a fundamental human right, to promote legislative standards, and to engage civil society to support this right. More than 90 countries worldwide
Development luminaries like Jeffrey Sachs and Muhammad Yunus espouse the importance of broadband networks for promoting development. But where's the evidence to support the theory?
Despite a strong national and regional push to expand
IDRC's Developing Evaluation Capacity in ICT4D (DECI) project successfully collaborated with five partners in Asia to develop strengths in evaluation. To further this work, this research support project will explore and develop a large,
Better understanding Open Access of scholarly research will help determine how it contributes to the greater circulation of knowledge and disseminating research in Latin America.
Open Access (defined as unrestricted access to articles
The Internet and networking technologies such as mobile phones are sparking positive social and economic change in developing countries.
This research aims to combine three regional, competitive small grants and awards programs for
The tension between digital changes in creative industries and the need to support new business and economic inclusion in developing countries poses particular challenges for intellectual property rights and incentive systems.
Who holds the
The Fifth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD2012) will take place 12-15 March 2012 at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta, USA. ICTD is the world's premier
In a knowledge-driven global economy, demand for higher education is rising, given its significant contribution to social development and economic competitiveness. However, providing higher education is expensive, especially for developing