Practical Insights on Gender and Technology

The Economic Cost of the Gender Gap Digital Exclusion

The Economic Cost of the Gender Gap Digital Exclusion

Published on: Dec 29 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Across the world, millions of people are still unable to access the internet and participate online — and women are disproportionately excluded. Men are 21% more...
Social Norms in the Gender Digital Divide: USAID Digital Strategy Update

Social Norms in the Gender Digital Divide: USAID Digital Strategy Update

Published on: Apr 21 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Please RSVP Now to learn more about USAID’s Digital Strategy at the Global Digital Development Forum on May 5. Our amazing agenda features an entire conference...
Have You Experienced Gender Inequity in Artificial Intelligence Applications?

Have You Experienced Gender Inequity in Artificial Intelligence Applications?

Published on: Apr 08 2021 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
USAID wants your feedback – Please share your ideas in the comments.  For women, hurdles are everywhere. Despite the critical role women play in societies,...
The Afrofeminist Power Dynamics of Data Governance for African Women

The Afrofeminist Power Dynamics of Data Governance for African Women

Published on: Apr 06 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The Afrofeminist Power Dynamics of Data Governance for African Women
Data is a powerful resource to address the myriad of challenges that women face across the African continent. What is counted often becomes the basis for the development...
Six Ways Technology Solutions Can Help End Gender-Based Violence

Six Ways Technology Solutions Can Help End Gender-Based Violence

Published on: Mar 31 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
COVID-19 and related containment measures have triggered a shadow pandemic of Gender-Based Violence (GBV). This global scourge threatens the safety and well-being...
Apply Now: $2 Million Google Funding for Women and Girls Empowerment

Apply Now: $2 Million Google Funding for Women and Girls Empowerment

Published on: Mar 29 2021 by Wayan Vota - 29 Comments
Gender inequity is one of the most urgent challenges we face as a society. COVID-19 has put the economic future of women and girls at even greater risk. Solving...
5 Ways to Get Women to Use Your AgriTech Application Innovation

5 Ways to Get Women to Use Your AgriTech Application Innovation

Published on: Mar 11 2021 by Guest Writer - 5 Comments
While being a part of ICTforAg was a great chance to reconnect and learn, it is amazing to me that we need to have conversations about the need to engage female...
Online Harassment of Girls and Young Women Must Stop

Online Harassment of Girls and Young Women Must Stop

Published on: Feb 25 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Online Harassment of Girls and Young Women Must Stop
Internet access, and safety online, is fundamentally a human rights issue and an important indicator of gender equality. During the COVID-19 digital response, being...
Creating an Afrofeminist Internet for African Women

Creating an Afrofeminist Internet for African Women

Published on: Sep 03 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
A year ago, we wanted to understand how online gender-based violence manifests across Africa, and how technology companies, which are often based out of Africa,...
Do Mobile Phones Reduce or Reinforce Existing Gender Divides in PNG?

Do Mobile Phones Reduce or Reinforce Existing Gender Divides in PNG?

Published on: Aug 22 2018 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
A gender digital divide is typical of many developing countries where women and girls have less access to ICT than men and boys. These divisions in the ownership...