WSIS Prizes Contest 2019 Nominee

Strengthening Equal Opportunities for Women through ICT - Bogota Vive Digital


Description

Colnodo is a nonprofit organization that for more than 20 years has changed the quality of life of diverse populations in Colombia through processes of appropriation, innovation, advocacy and use of technology for social development organization. Colnodo works 4 strategic programs (online government and electronic democracy, appropriation of ICT, ICT Policy, Knowledge management) and 3 strategic axes (Gender and ICT, Free Software and Sustainable Development).
Specifically on gender work, the nominee has extensive experience promoting the use and appropriation of ICT among women in rural and urban areas. She has provided training in many areas of Colombia and has coordinated projects aimed at strengthening and empowering women through the use of ICT with gender perspectives.

Project website

https://www.colnodo.apc.org/es/inicio


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Action lines related to this project
  • AL C1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development 2019
  • AL C3. Access to information and knowledge
  • AL C4. Capacity building
  • AL C7. E-learning
  • AL C10. Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
Sustainable development goals related to this project
  • Goal 4: Quality education
  • Goal 5: Gender equality

Coverage
  • Latin America and the Caribbean

Status

Ongoing

Start date

1993

End date

Not set


Target beneficiary group(s)
  • Women

Replicability

In various projects it has had the participation of institutions and countries that have replicated the process.


WSIS values promotion

It promotes the accessibility of ICTs for women.


Entity name

Colnodo

Entity country—type

Colombia Civil Society

Entity website

https://www.colnodo.apc.org/es/inicio

Partners

Ministry of ICT and the Mayor of Bogotá District Department of Women