Conference on the Continuing Subordination of Women in the Development Process

There was significant discussion on women and technology at an IDS conference highlighted in a Special Issue of the IDS Bulletin on The Continuing Subordination of Women in the Development Process in 1979.

Book: African Women and ICTs

Ineke Buskens and Anne Webb (eds) (2009) African Women and ICTs: Investigating Technology, Gender and Empowerment. Zed/IDRC.

UN Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing

The ’Fourth World Conference on Women: Action for Equality, Development and Peace’ took place September 4-15, 1995 in Beijing, China. The resulting documents of the Conference are The Beijing Declaration and the Platform for Action, an agenda for women’s empowerment.

Do It Herself: Women and Technical Innovation

Appleton, H. (ed) (1995) Do It Herself: Women and Technical Innovation, London: IT Publications.
Although women are the majority of small-scale technology users, their technical knowledge and understanding has largely been overlooked. This book tries to address that gap by investigating the contributions of women to technical innovation at a grassroots level, using 22 case studies of technical innovation by women in 16 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

International Conference of the Gender and S&T Association

The 8th International Conference of the Gender and Science and Technology Association (GASAT 8) was held in Ahmedabad, India, on January 5-10, 1996.

International AIDS Conference, Mexico, Day 4

Shockingly the 4th day of the International AIDS Conference marked the first ever plenary on children and HIV. That we could get to a point where there are 2 million people under 15 living with HIV and 30 million who have lost one or more parents and still not have had an address to conference…