6 April 2020

UNCTAD – Coronavirus reveals need to bridge the digital divide

The coronavirus speeds up the transition to a digital economy while exposing the digital gap between countries and societies. The global crisis brought on by...
1 April 2020

UNCTAD – COVID-19 requires gender-equal responses to save economies

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is not gender neutral, as it affects men and women differently. Therefore, we must not be gender blind in...
20 March 2020

WEF – How women in developing countries can harness e-commerce

• E-commerce has the potential to level the economic playing field for women in developing countries. • Government, the private sector, aid programmes and civil...
13 March 2020

EIF – GDP per capita vs gender gap

The use of technology and digital trade has great potential in helping women start businesses and increase incomes – and then GDP follows. However, in...
12 March 2020

EIF – Opinion : How to tackle least developed countries’ gender gaps in tech use and data

Written By Deanna Ramsay, EIF In Uganda, a businesswoman is using Pinterest to keep track of trends in the U.S. and Europe for her basket designs. In...
6 March 2020

ITC – Central America: Women and e-commerce

200 women led-businesses, 6 countries in Central America, 1 goal: Increase the global impact of Central American businesses through online sales. Our hashtag#Ecommerce project in...
6 March 2020

ITU – Digital Technologies are the Path to ‘Generation Equality’

‘Generation Equality’. It’s the theme – and dream – of this year’s International Women’s Day. We’ve come a long way since the UN’s landmark Fourth Conference...
25 February 2020

UNCTAD – Women digital entrepreneurs in francophone Africa make their mark

UNCTAD eTrade for Women initiative's first masterclass in Africa equips entrepreneurs to reap more benefits from the digital economy. Christelle Assirou, a serial entrepreneur from...