Using Africa’s Unspent Millions to Close the Digital Gender Gap
A recent study has found there’s $408 million sitting in unused funds across Africa – money that could be used to get millions more women and girls online. The Alliance for Affordable Internet’s Dhanaraj Thakur explains how.
One of the challenges is the gender gap in access, meaning that men are more likely to use the internet and men are more likely to make better use of the internet. The factors behind that include things like cost – it ends up being relatively more expensive for a woman, in part because of the wage gap.
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