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Uninor and GSMA mWomen launch mobile advocacy campaign in Uttar Pradesh

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Announcement of Uninor and GSMA mWomen launching mobile advocacy campaign in Uttar Pradesh

New Approach for Social Welfare in the Developing World

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Guest blog by Robin Lloyd from "Scientific American", discussion the mobile gender gap and the launch of GSMA mWomen.

mWomen goals in the news

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The GSMA mWomen goals are highlighted in the news.

Roshan tackling cultural barriers to provide women with mobile money access

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Extract from GSMA MMU blog, on how Afganistan operator Roshan’s offering M-Paisa provides women with access to mobile money

mWomen BOP Apps Challenge closing today

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Announcement of deadline reached for GSMA mWomen BOP apps challenge.

mWomen BOP Apps Challenge closes tomorrow

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Announcement of deadline reached for GSMA mWomen BOP apps challenge.

M-Pesa Reaching Women in Kenya

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How M-PESA is reaching out to women in Kenya with mobile money

Only one week left to enter the mWomen BOP Apps Challenge

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Announcement of approaching deadline for GSMA mWomen BOP apps challenge.

Closing mobile phone gender gap is key to implementing maternal mHealth initiatives

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Insights on how closing the mobile gender gap is key for implementing maternal mhealth services

First mWomen Working Group kicks off in Chennai

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News from mWomen prpgramme's first ever working group - in Chennai, India

Two weeks left to enter mWomen BOP Apps Challenge

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Announcement of approaching deadline for GSMA mWomen BOP apps challenge.

GSMA Launch Events at the U.S. Department of State, 7 Oct 2010

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GSMA Launch Events at the U.S. Department of State, 7 Oct 2010

World Economic Forum: ‘Closing the gender gap provides a basis for a prosperous society’

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World Economic Forum 2010 highlighting the importance of closing the gender gap in order to achieve a prosperous society

Mobile phones help lift poor out of poverty – U.N. study

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Insights from UN study on how mobile phone shelp lift people out of poverty.

UN Women boosted by award to help women affected by violence

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Video of the launch of the GSMA mWomen programme at the US Department of State

Watch the mWomen launch at The US Department of State

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insights given by members of India’s Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) on the transformative effects of mobile phones, at the launch of the mWomen Programme.

Connected, women gain strength

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insights given by members of India’s Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) on the transformative effects of mobile phones, at the launch of the mWomen Programme.

GSMA mWomen Launch Events at the U.S. Department of State, 8 October 2010

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GSMA Launch Events at the U.S. Department of State, 8 Oct 2010

GSMA CEO Rob Conway “We want mobile to positively transform the lives of these women… forever.”

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GSMA CEO Rob Conway making a statement on how GSMA want to see mobile positively transforming the lives of women.

In a rousing speech, Cherie Blair helps launch mWomen

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Speech by Cherie Blair when launching mWomen