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1 Gender-sensitive Information Society in Austria Mag. a Birgit Weiss, Gender and Diversity in Organizations, WU Vienna Gender-Sensitive Information Society in Austria Mag. a Birgit Weiss Department of Gender and Diversity in Organizations Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration

2 Gender-sensitive Information Society in Austria Mag. a Birgit Weiss, Gender and Diversity in Organizations, WU Vienna Internet usage in Europe Access Im 2. Quartal 2003 war es für 59 % der Österreicher, die älter als 14 Jahre sind, "grundsätzlich möglich", auf das Internet zuzugreifen. 53 % der Österreicher sind Internet-User, dies entspricht etwa Personen ab 14 Jahren age in % in USER Source:

3 Gender-sensitive Information Society in Austria Mag. a Birgit Weiss, Gender and Diversity in Organizations, WU Vienna 44% of Internet users in Austria are female (42% of heavy users) Source: Austrian Internet Monitor (AIM), 2 nd quarter, 2003

4 Gender-sensitive Information Society in Austria Mag. a Birgit Weiss, Gender and Diversity in Organizations, WU Vienna Information Society in Austria: Gender-Sensitive ? In the first years of Internet in Austria, the digital gap (between men and women) was much bigger Many initiatives, Internet courses, special programs (AMS/labor market-related), etc. to bring women in Biggest advances for women: Internet at the workplaces (26 % of total access) and at home (50% of total access) Digital Divide: age, urban/rural spheres, jobs with/without access to the Internet, education

5 Gender-sensitive Information Society in Austria Mag. a Birgit Weiss, Gender and Diversity in Organizations, WU Vienna Female Virtual Spaces in Austria: Feminist magazines on the web: e.g. Ceiberweiber, diestandard.at Mailinglists: e.g. FEMALE (in earlier days also municipia > now network milena) Networks: e.g. Webwomen.at, femity.at ARIADNE (national library) New Technologies still dominated by men

6 Gender-sensitive Information Society in Austria Mag. a Birgit Weiss, Gender and Diversity in Organizations, WU Vienna Initiative: Workshop, 21st + 22nd of October, 2003 Workshop topic: –Gender-Sensitive Information and Communication Society Sponsors: –Austrian Ministry of Economy and Work (bmwa) –Unesco Commission Method: –Future Conference (envisioning our common future)

7 Gender-sensitive Information Society in Austria Mag. a Birgit Weiss, Gender and Diversity in Organizations, WU Vienna Workshop Impact Participants: –40 experts on gender and/or ICT (in Austria) Outcome: – Several project ideas: Network of participants Expert database on research and technology Conference on Life Quality and Quality of Technology Sustainability and ICT North-South project on the implementation of the WSIS Action Plan

8 Gender-sensitive Information Society in Austria Mag. a Birgit Weiss, Gender and Diversity in Organizations, WU Vienna Contact Mag.a Birgit Weiss Gender and Diversity in Organizations Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration Augasse 21/1/7 A-1090 Vienna, Austria Phone: ++43/1/ WWW:


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