Digital literacy in the developing world: a gender gap

Antonio, Amy and Tuffley, David (2014) Digital literacy in the developing world: a gender gap. The Conversation, 8 July 2014. pp. 1-3.

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Abstract

In developing countries, women are 25% less likely than men to be online. This gap soars to 45% in regions such as sub-Saharan Africa. By way of comparison, in both France and the US, women’s internet use exceeds that of men.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Australian Digital Futures Institute
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2016 06:22
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2016 01:51
Uncontrolled Keywords: digital literacy, gender, developing countries
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/27633

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