Information and Communications Technology
Supporting the use of technology like mobile phones, computers and tablets, and wifi service.
Financial services delivered through mobile phones are less costly and may be more effective than other delivery mechanisms in increasing women's business investments.
From the Report: A Roadmap for Promoting Women's Economic Empowerment
- The David and Lucile Packard Foundation gave to the Tulane Educational Fund for the use of mobile technology to track the progress of strengthening family planning service delivery in Kinshasa.
- National Endowment for Democracy gave to Association des Jeunes Femmes du Maniema to promote greater female leadership and strengthen the justice system in Maniema Province by holding two week-long mobile court sessions.
In Rwanda, the number of cellular subscriptions has almostdoubled since 2010.