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.
Ineke Buskens and Anne Webb (eds) (2009) African Women and ICTs: Investigating Technology, Gender and Empowerment. Zed/IDRC.
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.
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.
The 8th International Conference of the Gender and Science and Technology Association (GASAT 8) was held in Ahmedabad, India, on January 5-10, 1996.
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