Creating Gender Equal Access to ICT in Digital Economy Creating Gender Equal Access to ICT in Digital Economy: ICT Capacity Building for women, and Gender-awareness.

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  • Creating Gender Equal Access to ICT in Digital Economy Creating Gender Equal Access to ICT in Digital Economy: ICT Capacity Building for women, and Gender-awareness ICT Policies Kio Chung Kim Asian Pacific Womens Information Network Center (APWINC) Sookmyung Womens University, Republic of Korea Joint UNCTAD-UN ESCAP Asia-Pacific Regional Conference E-commerce Strategies for Development 20-22 November 2002 Joint UNCTAD-UN ESCAP Asia-Pacific Regional Conference E-commerce Strategies for Development 20-22 November 2002
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  • Agenda Gender Digital divide Current status of womens informatization Gender-awareness ICT Policy and Project in Korea ICT Capacity Building APWINCs Activities on Gender & ICT
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  • Informatization in APEC Internet Users
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  • Informatization PC Penetration
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  • 0%50%100% Australia Hong Kong, China India Japan Mexico New Zealand South Korea Chinese Taipei US Canada Singapore MaleFemale 54.945.1 Ratio of Male/Female Internet Users Source: Report by Neilsen/Net-Ratings, E-marketer, the Korea Internet Information Center Womens Informatization
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  • Indicator for Womens Informatization in Asia and the Pacific Region Pilot study on womens informatization Indicator (2000.12.) Status of Gender Informatization inequality in Korea (2001.12.) Pilot study on Survey and Indicator for Womens Informatization (2002.1.- 2002.12.)
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  • Pilot study on womens informatization Indicator (2000.12.) : Output of womens informatization indicators 2) indicator of Womens Informatization by Section indicator Total indicator of Womens Informatization :2.67 Information Equipment : 3.16 Information Utilization (Internet): 2.72 Information Utilization (PC): 2.65 Acknowledgement of Informatization :3.51 Information Productivity : 0.8 Educational Program Acquirement :1.95 Womens Informatization Policy : 2.73
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  • Gender Digital Divide Ministry of Gender Equality 100% 95.8% 77.1% 71.8% 95.1% 97.3% KWDI Research Source:KWDI, Korea Ministry of Gener Euqlity, 2001. Dec. Men Awareness Access Utilization Capability Effect Women 88% Korean Womens Informatization Indicator
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  • Survey and Indicator for Womens Informatization in Asia Regional Expert Group Meeting Pretest Real survey: (May, 2002) Scientific Sampling, men and women 1000 samples in capital city, age 15 - 65 Coutries to cover: South Asia: Sri Lanka, India SE Asia : Philippines, Indonesia NE Asia: China, Republic of Korea Objective: to provide basic data for policy maker to bridge the gender digital divide to feed into WSIS (World Submit on Information Society) Pacific Region (2002.1.- 2002.12.)
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  • Gender & ICT Gender & ICT play vital roles in all disciplines Capacity building for Women Mainstreaming Gender & ICT in Knowledge based Society Two Cross-Cutting Themes
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  • Gender-awareness IT project Guidelines Four categories: Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Analysis, Sex-disaggregated Data, Budget IT project areas: IT Capacity Building: Education, Training, Information Service, Contents Research Infra Structure Technology Development E-commerce Policy
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  • Government Academia Womens Organizations Private Sectors Womens Informatization Korea Cases ICT Capacity Building
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  • Gender-awareness IT project e-Korea National Project Ministry of Information and Communication Project (2001-2005), $400million Budget (500,000,000,000won) Infra Structure, Technology Development High Speed Internet connected in 8.5 million households in 2002 Educate 200,000 IT Experts by 2005 e-Korean National Project From March, 2001, Follow-up project of 2 million housewife Internet training. For 20 years older men and women Training use of ICT at 1000 private Institutes 75% women, 40 years 47%, 50 years 20%, 60years 2,900, 70 years 814, 80 years 18
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  • Korea Case 1: Internet Classes for One Million Housewives 2000. 3 ~ 2001. 8 Introduction to PC Internet Shopping E-mail Searching for Information Child Education ICT Capacity Building Housewives who used the Internet 1.8% 1999 19.6% 2000
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  • Digital Ministry of Gender Equality Focus on ICT training in specialized areas for women: e-Biz courses, Web-design courses OJT (onsite Job Training) Women-Net Portal sight for women Cyber IT Edcation Center (2002 - 2004) produce 1000 women IT experts(2002.1- 2002.6) connect to Job Online Learning Center for Women IT Trainers Collaborative project in Asia and the Pacific region UNESCO, MOGE, UNESCAP, APWINC, Gender-awareness IT project
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  • Ministry of Gender Equality 12 University 8 Vocational Center e-Business Small Enterprises Cyber Law On-line Trade & Marketing Shopping Mall Solution On-line Promotion Korea Case 2: e-Business Education for Women 2001. 8 ~ 2001. 10 ICT Capacity Building
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  • 1,000 Female ICT Professionals ICT Capacity Building Sookmyung Womens University Samsung Multicampus Korea Women Development Institute Ministry of Gender Equality Korea Case 3: Cyber IT Educational Center for Women 2002. 3 ~ 2002. 12
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  • ICT Capacity Building 240 women 64.5% / 598 women Korea Case 4: Kyonggi Province Womens Development Center 1997 ~ present
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  • ICT Capacity Building Aisa-Pacific Case 1: WENT (Asia-Pacific Womens Electronic Networking Training) WENT99, WENT2000, WENT2001, WENT2002 Supported by UNESCAP 116 women from 18 countries Local Area Networking Web-based Information Management Using ICT Basic Website Development & Networking Diversified training courses
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  • http://www.apolc.org UNESCO & Korea Ministry of Gender Equality OLC (Online Learning Center) ICT Capacity Building
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  • Womens Economic Activities Effect from Kyunggi IT Professional Education Eemclick Intool Cdism Air Mobile NCY World Computer Facilities Consulting Mentoring Business Networking Services Venture Business Incubating Center
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  • Vivi-mall http://vivi-mall.com BNP Enterprise http://www.bnpworld.com Anystory http://www.anistory.com Womens Economic Acitivities Effect from e-Business Education Cyber Rural & Mountain Village
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  • APWINC Activities on Gender & ICT Gender-awareness ICT Education Capacity Building (on-line, off-line) Web Information Sevices on Gender & ICT Researches on Gender & ICT Workshops and Symposiums Builds Regional Gender & ICT Center Gender & ICT mainstreaming Advocacy
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  • Established at Sookmyung Womens University, Korea (1996.11) Web Womens Infromation Services (1997.12 ~.) UNESCO Chair executing Institution in communication technology for women (1998.6 ~) Regional Center of UNDP for Women and ICT (2000.6 ~) MOU with Korea Network Inormation Center (KRNIC) for Bridging the Gender Digital Divide through Internet (2001.4 ~) Sister organization of Research Institute of Asian Women http://asiawomen.org Membership in AWORC (1998.8 ~ Present) AWORC(Asian Womens Resource Exchange) http://www.aworc.org Global membership in WomenAction (1998.10~ Present) http://www.womenaction.org APWINC http://apwin.sookmyung.ac.kr http://women.or.kr To promote womens status Through ICT
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  • ICT Education Computer Training for Girls' High School Alumni (1998.8~ ) Computer Training for University Students (1998.8.~ ) Computer Training for housewife at SamSung Apartment (1999.10~ ) Computer Training for the Silver Age (2000.6~ ) Bridges the gender digital divide through basic computer skills training by group. Dissemination
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  • ICT Education (cont.) Knowledge Information Leader Training (Directors of Girls High School) (1999.11~2000.2) ICT Training of experts for Internet Solution, supported by the Ministry of Information and Communication (2000.3-2000.8) e-Biz Specialty Training Program 2000 (2000.10-2000.12) Multimedia Specialty Training Program (2000.10-2000.12) KWENT'99 (Korean Women's Electronic Network Training Workshop) (1999.6) KWENT'2000 (Korean Women's Electronic Network Training Workshop) (2000.6) e-Biz Specialty Training Program 2001 (2001.7-2001.8) Cyber IT Education Center (2002.1 - 2002.6) Specialization Develops women's potentiality and produce women professionals through intensive technical training on ICT
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  • ICT Education (cont.) WENT'99(Asian Pacific Women's Electronic Network Training) GWENT'99(Global Women's Electronic Network Training, 999.9) 45 participants from North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia-Pacific region WENT2000(Asian Pacific Women's Electronic Network Training) WENT2001(Asian Pacific Women's Electronic Network Training) UNESCO Online Learning Center for Women and the Use of ICT Women ICT Trainers Exchange (2001.11) WENT2002(Asian Pacific Women's Electronic Network Training) 50 participants from 13 countries (outreach to Central Asia) Globalization Executes international training programs on ICT for Asia-Pacific and global women
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  • Online Information on Gender & ICT Asia-Pacific Regional Informatization Status Internet Statistics ICT Education International e-Biz Forum Web hosting and ICT Consulting Services Kyunggi Girl's High School Alumni http://www.kyunggi.or.kr Korea Women's NGO Network http://www.wngonet.or.kr Consumer Economic Research Center http://www.cerc.co.kr Vision21 Tech Inc. http://vision21.women.or.kr e-Biz Specialty Training program http://ebiz.women.or.kr Digital Media Forum Web Information Service on Gender and ICT
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  • Symposium & Workshop The Present and Future of Women's Network in Korea (1997.12) Network Promotion of Korean Women'sOrganizations(1999.6) Web Information Service System for Supporting Women's Informatization Workshop(2000.3) Network Promotion of Korean Women's Organizations(2000.6) The First Edutainment Symposium for Transformation of Educational direction in Korea(2000.8) E-Biz Networking (2001.8) Consumers Information on e-Life (2002. 6 ) National
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  • Symposium & Workshop (cont.) UNGASS Women and ICT Workshop(2000.6) Asia Pacific ICT Workshop (2000.6) New Directions for Women's Knowledge Network on the Internet Beyond 2000 : Women's Growth in Connection and Interconnection Chennai Follow up Meeting:ICT Workshop for APGEST(2000.11) WENT Trainers Meeting(2001.3.26-3.28) UNESCO Chair Symposium (2001.3.29) "Gender Equality/Equity through Information and Communication Technology(ICT) Regional Meeting on Gender Equality and ICT/Internet(2001.3.30) Fourth AWORC 2001 Meeting(2001.3.31-2001.4.1) ITU workshop on Assess on Gender and ICT (2001.10.24) UNESCO Chair Sumposium (2002.5.30 31) Womens Rights, Cyber Rights International
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  • International e-Biz Forum Distinguished Lecture Series (2000-2001) Internet Ventures : Emerging Technologies and Business Opportunities (December 2000) Competitive Strategies for e-Business, Internet & World Market (October 2000) e-Business Strategies & Vision for Microsoft (September 2000) Competitive Strategies for e-Business (June 2000) Role of the World Bank in a Knowledge-Based Economy (May 2000) Technology Road Map: NT, BT, ET, CT (November 2001) Mobile Commerce: Hype and Reality" (September 2001) "New Trends in Data Mining Techniques and Applications" (June 2001) "E-branding & E-commerce in Korea" (May 2001) "New Opportunities in Internet Industry" (April 2001)
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  • Digital Media Forum : Distinguished Lecture Series (2002 - ) Internet MBC" (March 2002) Convergence Art and Technology (May 2002) Creativity in Digital Economy" (October 2002)
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  • Publication APWIN I Communication Technology for Women(1999.3) APWIN II WOMEN2000 : Global Strategies for Electronic Networking and Information(2000.3) APWIN III Gender Equality through ICT (2001.3) APWIN IV Strategies of Bridging the Gender Digital Divide(2002.5) Periodicals
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  • Publication Knowledge-Based Strategies for Women's Informatization ( 2000.3) Dissemination, Specialization, Globalization New Directions for Women in the Digital Society (2000.6) Women's Knowledge Network Women @ Cyberspace II (2002.2) Issue papers on Gender and ICT(CD) (2002.3) Interactive Computer Class(CD) (2002.3) Capacity Building for Women, such as Economic relate IT (2002.9) APEC-GEIT (CD)(2002.9) Books
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  • Publication Study on the Basis of Strategies for Informatization of Women's Organization sponsored by Ministry of Gender Equality, 1999.11-1999.12. Study on Status of Women's Informatization and Educational Models for Bridging the Gender Digital Divide in Asia Pacific region sponsored by Korea Information Network Center (KRNIC), 2000.10-2000.12. Gender Awareness Issues in IT and Strategies for International Cooperation sponsored by MIC, APII Cooperation Center (2001.7 - 2001.12) Research Reports
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  • Asia-Pacific Regional Gender and ICT Center On-Site (off-line) Learning Center WENT (1999, 2000, 2001,2002 ) Partner: AWORC, UNESCAP, APCWNSP WE-Biz On-Line Learning Center ( http://www.apolc.org) Online Learning Center for Gender and ICT Trainers Partner: APCWNSP, UNESCO, MOGE Online Information on Gender and ICT
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  • Asia-Pacific Regional Gender and ICT Center Research on Gender and ICT Gender Awareness Issues in IT and Strategies for International Cooperation sponsored by MIC, APII Cooperation Center (2001.7 - 2001.12) Indicator for Womens Informatization in Asia and the Pacific Region cowork with Korean Commission for UNESCO (2002.1 - 2002.12) pilot project Nepal, Sri Lanka (SE Asia), Philippines, Indonesia (South Asia), Korea, China (NE Asia) ICT Capacity Building for Womens Economic Empowerment Sponsored by MOGE (2002.4 2002.8)
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  • Gender-sensitive ICT Policies & Projects Regional& National Gender & ICT Foundation Facilities & Programs Promotion of e-Business Networks ICT Capacity Building for Access & Use of ICT Open Access to the Resources Evaluation System Commitment of Nation Conclusion
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  • UN world conference like Rio Earth Summit, Beijing World Conference on Women, etc It aims to develop a common vision and understanding of the information society and adopt a plan of action to facilitate effective growth of the information society and bridge the digital divide International Telecommunications Union - lead Agency (www.wsis.itu.int) World Summit on Information Society (WSIS)
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  • Preparatory process Global Prepcom meetings (July 2002, March 2003 and September 2003) Regional Prepcom meetings: Asia - January 13-15, 2003 in Japan (Gender round table meeting) UN Division for the Advancement of Women Expert Group on ICTs and Womens Empowerment November 11-14, 2002 in Seoul UNESCAP Expert Group Meeting on Gender and ICT Policies (December 2001) in Bangkok World Summit on Information Society (WSIS)
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  • GEIT
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  • Contact Information APWINC Website http://www.women.or.kr http://apwin.sookmyung.ac.kr Address Chung-Pa Dong, 2Ka, 53-12 Yong-San Ku, Sookmyung Womens University Seoul, 140-742, Korea Tel: +82-2-710-9428 Fax: +82-2-710-9896 E-mail kiochkim@sookmyunmg.ac.kr

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