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Looking for Refurbished Computers?: ICT Update's Bimonthly Web Magazine Can Help

Source: dgCommunities Online Resources http://home.developmentgateway.org/ "ICT Update, an ICT4D bimonthly web magazine recently published an issue focusing on refurbished computers. The magazine warms Development practitioners and citizens on consequences of electronic equipment increasingly present in our rubbish dumps, "with old PCs causing particular concern as they contain several toxic substances". According to the editorial, millions of working computers are stored in basements or, worse, end up in landfill sites with potentially damaging consequences for the environment. … Read More»

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Grave Difficulties and Suicide rising among HIV-positive individuals in Goa, India

09/10/07 -- An update from Goa.. Hi All, A sobering update about rising suicide among individuals with HIV in Goa, shared by a colleague Jaffer Imander, at Positive Lives Foundation in Goa, India. I have included his contact information below to send Jaffer and his group our support. - AC d'Adesky Dear Friends, As recent statement of Rajya Sabha members says the rate of HIV cases in India are decreased. The situation here at the grass root level is very different. Nobody can tell right figures of fact. Finally it is all numbers. … Read More»

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La Strada International Online Documentation Centre

La Strada's Online Documentation Centre Press Release (PDF) … Read More»

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Women and WaterAid Issue Sheet (PDF file, 4 pages)

This issue sheet offers a broad overview of how women's work, health and well-being is impacted by water issues, primarily in Africa and Asia. It concludes with a summary of women taking the issue into their own hands. "In Africa and Asia women are generally responsible for collecting water for their families. On average, in rural Africa, women spend 26% of their time collecting water, which often means having to walk five miles or more to the nearest water source. … Read More»

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Teaching Tools from WaterAid

Introduce a topical and international perspective to students' literacy work while giving them the opportunity to learn about the lives of the millions of people around the world who do not have access to clean water. WaterAid provides FREE teaching manuals for this purpose. Download teaching packets and much more at their "Learn Zone." … Read More»

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Best-practice Manual from Convio: Using the Internet for Effective Grassroots Advocacy

Convio Offers this Best Practices Guides for Nonprofit Organizations. (PDF file, 17-pages) … Read More»

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Toolkit to End Violence Against Women from the National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women (USA)

You can download this entire 16-chapter guide at the link provided below. To provide concrete guidance to communities, policy leaders, and individuals engaged in activities to end violence against women, the National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women developed the Toolkit To End Violence Against Women. The recommendations contained in the Toolkit were reviewed by numerous experts in the fields of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking. … Read More»

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IUN-INSTRAW Gender Leadership Training for Peacekeepers

UN-INSTRAW launched its new web resource on 'Gender Training for Peacekeepers'. The interactive resource fills a gap in the documentation of gender training opportunities for peacekeepers and aims to facilitate gender mainstreaming in peacekeeping operations. It presents an overview of pre-deployment and in-mission gender training provided to uniformed and civilian peacekeeping personnel and includes information and resources for institutions interested in incorporating gender issues onto their training … Read More»

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Women Girls, and HIV - (VIH, SIDA, mujeres, ninas) Website information and resources

Here are a few of the key groups and websites for information about HIV/AIDS in women and girls. --AC d'Adesky/PulseWire International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS - an international network for HIV-positive women, based in UK, with chapters around the world. http://www.icw.org Society of Women and AIDS in Africa - a network of African groups fighting HIV in women http://www.swaainternational.org/ The Well Project (US) - a US site and resources for HIV-postive women http://www.thewellproject.org/en_US/ … Read More»

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AIDS Information in Spanish - Great links from AIDS Infonet.

The New Mexico-based AIDS Info Net has very useful information in Spanish with many links for US and international resources.-- AC d'Adesky/PulseWire 1. WEB SITES IN SPANISH Acción Ciudadana Contra el SIDA (Venezuela) http://www.internet.ve/accsi/ Acción SIDA – Recursos e iniciativas de comunicación en América Latina y El Caribe http://www.accionensida.org.pe/ Acción Solidaria (Venezuela) http://www.acsol.org Actua, la asociación de personas que vivimos con VIH/SIDA (Spain) http://www.actua.org.es/ … Read More»

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