Women’s Empowerment in the Information Society

Speech by ITU Secretary-General, Dr Hamadoun I. Touré ITU WSIS Forum 2013 High Level Dialogue 1 Women's Empowerment in the Information Society : Systemic, Scalable Strategies 14 May 2013, Geneva, Switzerland Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a tremendous pleasure to be with you this afternoon for this very important High Level Dialogue on Women’s Empowerment in the Information Society. In the second decade of the 21st century, we are all very much … [Read more...]

The Internet Gender Gap | Magdy Martinez Soliman

How can the use of mobile technologies best benefit Women? The role of ICTs as development enablers is more widely understood today as access to new technologies, particularly mobile phones, has grown exponentially. SPECIAL COMPUTER TRAINING COURSE DESIGNED FOR DEAF PEOPLE IN DAMASCUS, SYRIA. PHOTO: UNDP IN SYRIA Mobile phone subscriptions exceeded six billion by the end of 2012, three-quarters of which were in the developing world. However, Women are at a disadvantage: they are 21% less … [Read more...]

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