Carmen Alpin Lardies

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A mobile phone in Umande village in Nanyuki, Kenya. (Njeri Mwangi/Reuters)

Today is International Women’s Day, an occasion to celebrate progress toward gender equity and assess the road still ahead. According to the United Nations, equal access to the Internet and other information and communications technologies is a key gender equality goal. That’s because it offers women an avenue through which they can claim rights and act on social, economic and political opportunities — whether starting businesses, getting education, finding jobs, obtaining health care, finding banking and other financial services, or joining in a wide variety of activities.

Digital gender divide

But in Africa, there’s an online gender gap — and it may actually be widening.…  Seguir leyendo »