African Web News - In Brief

Digital Content

- Seven international organisations have jointly launched Dgroups, an online community platform for groups working in development and human rights around the world. Designed for low bandwidth users in the South, it hosts mailing-list based discussions supported by an accessible, simple Website with discussion archives, and where members can share personal profiles, events, links, and documents of interest with the group.
http://www.dgroups.org/

- International IDEA and Stockholm University’s Department of Political Science launches new global database website on Electoral Quotas for Women.
www.quotaproject.org