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Bridging the Gender Divide: How Technology Can Advance Women Economically - International Center for Research on Women

Posted By Saurabh Lall, Aspen Institute - ANDE, Thursday, November 17, 2011

This report examines why technology is essential to women’s economic advancement and clarifies how it puts the process in motion by showcasing technologies that have helped women in developing countries to increase their productivity, create new entrepreneurial ventures, or otherwise access new income-generating pursuits. 

This paper builds on ICRW’s long-standing research and program work on the realities of what it takes to enable women to increase their resources and economic opportunities, and strengthen their ability to compete in market economies. Most important, it speaks to the growing number of actors driving innovation fromthe public, private, and social sectors with practical recommendations on how to improve the way technologies are developed and deployed so they benefit women and enable them to be more successful economic actors, strong

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Tags:  Economic Growth  Global  Information and Communication Technology  sector publication  Women 

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