Blog post by Ella Rayment, Intern for the NGO Committee for Social Development. On the 7th July 2021, we at the NGO Committee on Social Development hosted a virtual parallel event on the margins of the High Level Political Forum in order to centre the experiences and initiatives of people at the grassroots. Our global event…Read More
CSOCD59: THE FIRST VIRTUAL CIVIL SOCIETY FORUM (CSF) Blogpost by Allie Liu, Communications & Advocacy Assistant at Soroptimist International. The original post can be found here. As the 59th Session of the Commission of Social Development (CSocD59) commenced at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York, the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Committee on CSocD held…Read More
Digital Technology and Social Welfare The implications of technology on social welfare can often underscore the inequality, discrimination, and harm that sometimes comes with institutional structures and practices. For example, in India, the centralized database of its population, Aadhaar, was created to efficiently manage and transfer citizens’ money through their mobile phones. However, malpractice has…Read More
List of resources on digital technology and women’s rights from CSW64 and UN reports on digital government
List of resources on digital technology and women’s rights from CSW64 and UN reports on digital government CSW64 papers CSW64 – The digital revolution: Implications for gender equality and women’s rights 25 years after Beijing, Background paper prepared by: Judy Wajcman with Erin Young and Anna Fitz, Maurice London School of Economics (LSE), UK https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/csw/64/egm/wajcman%20jbackground%20paperdraftbp3.pdf?la=en&vs=2043…Read More
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