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Transforming Women’s Lives with Mobile: UNGA Panel

October 23, 2018 | Connected Women | Digital Identity | Industry Purpose | Mobile for Development | Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation | Mobile Money | GSMA

‘Transforming Women’s Lives with Mobile’: A Panel Discussion Hosted by the GSMA at UNGA 2018. A conversation with Yasmina McCarty, GSMA; Elisabeth Biering, Telenor; Sanda Ojiambo, Safaricom; and Anna Falth, UN Women, highlighting how the mobile industry is working to … Read more

The GSMA’s Gender Analysis and Identification Toolkit (GAIT)

August 31, 2018 | Connected Women | Bangladesh | Global | GSMA

The GSMA’s Gender Analysis and Identification Toolkit (GAIT) addresses an issue many mobile operators face: the absence of reliable gender-disaggregated data on mobile ownership and usage. This information gap is an important one to solve, as understanding the nature and … Read more

Triggering mobile internet use in Côte d’Ivoire and Tanzania

July 13, 2018 | Connected Society | Connected Women | Sub-Saharan Africa | Cote d'Ivoire | Tanzania | GSMA

Sub-Saharan Africa has the lowest level of mobile broadband coverage in the world; only 63% of the region’s population lived within reach of a 3G network at the end of 2017. It also has the lowest level of mobile internet … Read more

A toolkit for researching women’s internet access and use

May 23, 2018 | Connected Women | Global | GSMA

While an increasing number of people are now using the internet, the lack of comparable and accurate gender disaggregated data obscures the true extent of the differences in access to, and use of the internet between men and women. This … Read more

A framework to understand women’s mobile-related safety concerns in low-and middle-income countries

March 28, 2018 | Connected Women | Global | GSMA

There is a paradoxical relationship between mobile technology and women’s safety; while access to a mobile can make a woman feel safer, mobiles can also be a conduit for threats and these can act as a barrier to access and … Read more

The Mobile Gender Gap Report 2018

February 26, 2018 | Connected Women | Global | GSMA

This report provides further evidence of the persistence and scale of the mobile gender gap across low- and middle-income countries, including the barriers that women and men face to owning mobile phones and using mobile internet. Findings from this report … Read more