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Internet user gender gap widens to 12% in 2016

Friday 17 March 2017 | 05:14 CET | News
The global internet user gender gap widened from 11 percent in 2013 to 12 percent in 2016, with the gap highest in least developed countries (LDCs) (31%) and Africa (23%), accprding to a report from The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development's Working Group on the Digital Gender Divide, co-chaired by the GSMA and UNESCO. The report also shows that internet penetration rates remain higher for men than women in all regions of the world.

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