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Digital Empowerment Toolkit Now Available!

At World Pulse, we recognize the need for ongoing learning—for you and for your community! Our toolkits aim to provide the resources you need to advance your social change work.

We are excited to introduce our Digital Empowerment Trainers’ Toolkit, a dynamic resource to help you bring the benefits of connecting online to women in your community. Check it out today! »

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Regional Updates from World Pulse Media's Daily Editorial Files***

Searching for information about a certain region? You're in the right place. These feeds are updated daily to provide PulseWire users with quick access to relevant information published outside of our site. With the help of RSS technology (tips and training below), our volunteer researchers monitor a multitude of global news sites and blogs each day. ***The Daily Editorial Files are a service of World Pulse Media ( Information included here is not verified or endorsed by either PulseWire or World Pulse staff. … Read More»

Issue-based Updates from Our Editors

With the help of RSS technology, World Pulse's editors monitor hundreds upon hundreds of global news sites and blogs each day. … Read More»

More In-depth Research on Technology and Development

For those of you who seriously want to stay current on how technology is being leveraged in service of global efforts in advocacy, development and relief, here are a few resources for up-to-date research: The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries: Their current issue is available here: and Global-e: A Global Studies Journal: … Read More»

Helpful Links: Technology for Development

Here is a great list of links I'm watching for the latest updates in technology for development. Have your own favorite links on this subject? Had experience with any of the groups above? Share your knowledge by leaving a comment! --mj N'Cho Blog t4cd Development Gateway Emerging Market Handset International Telecoms Union … Read More»

Wikis: What are they? Why are they useful?

Wikis are all the rage. What are they? Why are people so excited about them? How can I start one? Why would I want to? Read a basic description of wikis here: When you're done there, you can find a lot more information at the oh-so-helpful site, … Read More»

What is Web 2.0 and why are we talking about it?

Wondering about the benefit of PulseWire's tools and services? Read background and context on the phenomenon of social media here: Lots of great tools and resources... Have fun! maria … Read More»

The Dialogue Begins

Hi all! To kick us off, I've attached a terrific paper from a few years ago. It explains the importance of being vigilant about "good governance" and "participation" in the context of women's empowerment. Below is an excerpt. The whole paper's relevant though. Do check it out and leave your comments here! maria ICTs for Development and Good Governance: The Power of Voice … Read More»

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