ITU targets broadband gender equality by 2020

Monday 18 March 2013 | 13:28 CET | News
The ITU has agreed a target of gender equality in broadband access by 2020 and has become an official partner and supporting agency of the Smart Woman mobile-based gender empowerment and education platform. The SmartWoman project, developed by US social enterprise ChangeCorp, uses mobile apps to offer learning in communication skills, banking, financial, health and other areas to low to middle income urban women and high-income rural women business owners.

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Companies: Alcatel-Lucent USA/FR / ITU
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