Intel Releases Report About Internet Access for Women, Girls in Developing World

Access to the Internet liberates individuals and entire countries. Unfortunately of those who have access to the Internet in a variety of platforms (not just via mobile phones) women and girls lack Net use significantly. Intel, UN Women and the US State Department are looking to change that. A joint report, “Women and the Web” calls for a doubling of women who have access to the Internet … Continue reading Intel Releases Report About Internet Access for Women, Girls in Developing World

How Women Are Faring During Malian Conflict

UN Under-Secretary General and UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet visited Mali last week to underscore the need to protect women and girls from gender-based violence in the midst of the fighting in Mali between rebels who have taken over the north and the Malian government and its allies. During war women are typically the perpetual victims of sexual crimes and other forms of gender violence. … Continue reading How Women Are Faring During Malian Conflict