Essays about: "Gender Digital Divide"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words Gender Digital Divide.

  1. 1. Evaluating how intensive Information and Communication Technology courses can help bridge the Gender Digital Divide

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Zoë Wyon; Sofia Sundbom; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender Digital Divide; Information and Communication Technology; Evaluation; Evaluation Framework; Tanzania; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Inclusion in the digital society can lead to improved communication and access to information which increases informed decision making and productivity for individuals and businesses. In turn, this has a positive effect on the socio-economic development of a country. READ MORE

  2. 2. Digital gender divide and empowering women in the digital age : A critical approach in Iranian society

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Behshid Hosami; [2019]
    Keywords : Developing countries; Iran; digital gender divide; technology; Internet and ICTs; education; cultural norms; women’s role;

    Abstract : Gender plays an important role in access to the ICTs and Internet. Even when both genders have almost equal access to the ICTs and online services, or similar literacy rates, women have a lower rate in technology related education, employment, income, and in social activities than men. READ MORE

  3. 3. Connecting young women in Malawi to ICTs - Strengthening SRH information as a pathway to empowerment?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Lovisa Klason; [2016]
    Keywords : ICT; socio-cultural norms; Information and Communication Technologies; Sexual and Reproductive Health: SRH; empowerment; gender inequalities; Malawi; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are becoming increasingly influential in social, economic and political spheres and have also been recognised for their potential within health promotion, especially when targeting youth and adolescents. Despite the potential of these new technologies, there is a growing understanding of how prevailing inequalities between men and women and socio-cultural norms create barriers for women in accessing ICTs and forms a “gender digital divide”. READ MORE

  4. 4. Communication without borders : A quantitative study on how mobility and a cosmopolitan self-identity affect Swedish expatriates communication patterns with friends.

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för geografi, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Sol Agin; [2016]
    Keywords : Cosmopolitanism; polymedia; human connectivity; digital divide; migration.; Kosmopolitanism; polymedia; demografisk kontakt; digital klyfta; migration.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to find out how Swedish voluntary migrants communicate with friends in three different groups: friends that resides in the same country as the respondent currently lives in, friends in Sweden, friends in other countries around the globe and whether or not individual mobility, demographic factors or a sense of global citizenship affect the chosen mean of communication. The reason behind the study is to introduce a previously unstudied area into the field of geographically based media studies and hopefully contribute to a deeper understanding of the role played by different means of communication in shaping the dynamics of global friendship. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mobile Phone Utilization in Women’s Community-Based Organizations to Promote Empowerment

    University essay from KTH/Organisation och ledning

    Author : FRIDA WIKMAN; [2016]
    Keywords : Community-based organizations; ICT4D; mobile phones; women’s empowerment;

    Abstract : There is a growing recognition that community-based organizations (CBOs) show greater success than other development organizations in promoting empowerment. It has also been acknowledged that information and communication technology (ICT) can be a powerful tool for development. READ MORE