Wednesday, April 1, 2015
WOMEN IN ICT- THE GREAT EQUALISER IN GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT.- BY REBEKAH AWUAH
In the past two decades there has been a lot of talk about the transformative power
of technology in society,yet little attention has been paid to an emerging digital gap.
Men are said to be twice more likely to have access to the internet than women.
Furthermore, only thirty percent of the seven million people working in the information
and communication sector are women,making women particularly in Africa vastly
underrepresented at all levels in the ICT sector.But how can women have their groove
on in this male dominated industry that remains bouyant as a growing place for employment.