Thursday February 26, 2015

Bridging the gender gap: Mobile access and usage in low- and middle-income countries

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This report examines how many women in low- and middle-income countries own mobile phones, how intensively they use them, and the barriers to mobile phone adoption and use compared to men, providing actionable insights and recommendations to overcome these barriers.

Findings from this report are based on primary and secondary research conducted by Altai Consulting. Primary field research was conducted in 11 countries and included surveys with 11,000 women and men (both mobile phone owners and non-owners), approximately 80 focus group discussions, and interviews with over 120 experts.

Download the English report (English Executive Summary)

Download the Spanish report (Spanish Executive Summary)

Download the French report (French Executive Summary)

Download the Methodology

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Download the Country Data


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