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UN Commission sets up Broadband and Gender work group

Monday 24 September 2012 | 10:31 CET | News
Academy Award-winning actor and advocate Geena Davis has urged the UN Broadband Commission to use the power of broadband to bring new opportunities to women and girls worldwide. Davis urged the Commission to set up a special focus group on gender that would undertake research on the many ways broadband networks and technologies could be used to empower girls and women – for example, through access to education, health care and useful information such as farming advice, climate monitoring and commodity prices, but also as tools to foster female entrepreneurship and new business opportunities.

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