Category Archives: Region

Implementing CEDAW: India and Women’s Political Participation

On this 30th anniversary of CEDAW, let us hope that the Women’s Quota Bill finally passes and becomes a Constitutional Amendment in which we can all rejoice. Continue reading

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Kuwaiti Women No Longer Need Husband’s Consent to Obtain Passports

Kuwait constitutional court hold the law requiring women to obtain consent from their husbands for obtaining a passport in violation of the constitutional guarantees of freedom and gender equality. Continue reading

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Adapting the ICT Manual in Arabic

Now you know why we consider translation easy and adaptation hard. But the good news is that the Arabic ICT manual is almost ready for publication. Continue reading

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Wikipedia’s Growth Stalling?

There is so much knowledge buried in thousands of languages around the world. If Wikipedia can amass energy and enthusiasm to accumulate information in all languages, then that can be its next frontier of growth. Continue reading

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Mobile Technology 4 Social Change Camp in Bangalore, India on Sep 4, 2009

The success of Mobile Technology 4 Social Change Camp in Bangalore is due to the fact that the field is so nascent and is filled with so many innovative and interesting ideas and applications. Continue reading

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