Practical Insights on Gender

Apply Now: $100,000 for Global South Feminist Artificial Intelligence Research

Apply Now: $100,000 for Global South Feminist Artificial Intelligence Research

Published on: Oct 18 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Systemic gender, racial and intersectional bias sit at the core of current artificial intelligence processes born in the North, replicated in the South. There is...
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...
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...
Apply Now: $3.3 Million in Project Funding to Close Gender Digital Divide

Apply Now: $3.3 Million in Project Funding to Close Gender Digital Divide

Published on: Oct 19 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Digital technologies are revolutionizing the way we access information, financing, and networks—all critical tools for fully participating in the global economy....
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,...
Hey Siri. What is the Key to More Gender Equal Technology Solutions?

Hey Siri. What is the Key to More Gender Equal Technology Solutions?

Published on: Nov 06 2019 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The international attention received by ‘I’d Blush if I Could’, a newly released publication from UNESCO and the EQUALS Skills Coalition, has helped highlight...
Apply Now: $1.5 Million for Women’s Digital Economic Empowerment

Apply Now: $1.5 Million for Women’s Digital Economic Empowerment

Published on: Jul 08 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $1.5 Million for Women’s Digital Economic Empowerment
Today, 1.7 billion women in low- and middle-income countries still do not own mobile phones. For example, in India, 67% of men own mobile phones, but only 33% percent...
Four Surprising Ways Mode and Gender Can Transform Your Survey Data

Four Surprising Ways Mode and Gender Can Transform Your Survey Data

Published on: Mar 13 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Four Surprising Ways Mode and Gender Can Transform Your Survey Data
With the enormous growth of mobile connectivity in developing countries and the proliferation of apps enabling easy collection of data via mobile technologies,...