Gender Equality

The GSMA International Relations team works on creating a level playing field for girls and women in the tech and mobile industry. This is through the GSMA’s commitment and active engagement with various international organisations and global (digital) gender equality initiatives. Here are some of our main initiatives we work on: 

The EQUALS Global Partnership works on bridging the gender digital divide and includes the EQUALS Her Digital Skills and EQUALS EU projects


Her Digital Skills: Towards A Gender Transformative Approach


Friday 23 Feb 2024 |

This framework and practitioner's guide, published by the EQUALS Global Partnership, recommend gender transformative approaches to the design of digital skills education programmes inside and outside the classroom. They take an i

Gender-inclusive social innovation ecosystems – Policy Brief


Friday 23 Feb 2024 |

The EQUALS EU Policy Brief, produced in partnership with GSMA, provides a six pages analyses of the characteristics for gender inclusive innovation ecosystems.

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The GSMA Co-Publishes First of Its Kind Gender Transformative Digital Skills Education Framework

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To celebrate International Women’s History month the GSMA has co-published the first of its kind gender transformative digital skills education framework which was presented at a high level event hosted on the fringes of the 68th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of ...

The GSMA Celebrates the Successful Conclusion of a Three Year Gender Equality in STEM Project

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To mark International Women’s Day this year the GSMA is celebrating the successful conclusion of a three year capacity building and research project aimed at bridging the gender gap in digital and social innovation.  Funded by the EU Horizon 2020 programme, the EQUALS ...

The GSMA Champions Digital Gender Inclusion at W20 India Summit

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During the recent W20 Summit which took place in Mahabalipuram, India, on 15 and 16 June, W20 delegations representing G20 member states gathered to adopt a strong Communique which provided policy recommendations around the five core priority issues under the G20 India ...

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