25 June 2020

UNCTAD – Course equips officials to bridge gender gaps in trade policy

Training sessions saw participants from 59 countries also share experiences on the economic and gender effects of the coronavirus pandemic in their nations.   Stacey...
22 June 2020

ADB – How Rwanda is spurring a generation of women in technology

Rwanda is renowned as a pioneer for gender equality. In 2020, it was the only African country ranked in the top 10 of the World...
9 June 2020

World Bank – Closing the Digital Gender Gap: Why Now Should Have Been Yesterday

Why did we have to wait for a pandemic of this magnitude to realize that digital access should be universal? Why do people tend to...
22 May 2020

ITC – Women-owned small business in Central America adopt e-commerce

How women entrepreneurs are availing the opportunity to go on-line for doing business in the COVID-19 era Shifting to e-commerce is now crucial for many...
8 May 2020

WEF – In the digital age, being gender-blind is not an option

In today’s ultra-connected world, the fact that the mobile gender gap has significantly narrowed is welcome news. Recent research by GSMA shows that in low-and-middle countries, women...
7 May 2020

ITU – How’s how we are seizing the moment to build a better digital future – for all

Digital platforms have been the hidden hero of the COVID-19 crisis.   Global networks are being taxed to the limit. Operators and platforms are reporting...
30 April 2020

UNCTAD – Senegalese e-payment company shows resilience in a time of crisis

Youma Dieng Fall, co-founder of PayDunya and member of UNCTAD’s eTrade for Women community, shares how the business has adapted to the coronavirus crisis, bouncing...
23 April 2020

ITU – Why Girls in ICT Day is more important than ever

Today is global Girls in ICT Day – and as the world continues to face the COVID-19 global health emergency, it is more important now...