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Women Still Lag in Internet Usage

Women Still Lag in Internet Usage

An estimated 112 million more women started using mobile Internet for the first time last year across low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), says the 2021 GSMA Mobile Gender Gap Report. However, there are still 74 million unconnected women in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Women are also still less likely to own a mobile phone compared to […]

Women ‘Suffering Under Covid-19’

Women ‘Suffering Under Covid-19’

Women bear the brunt of Covid-19–not so profound a statement in the Kenyan context, where a spike in teen pregnancies has featured regularly in the media since the government closed schools in March in response to the coronavirus outbreak. But then, Kenya is not alone, hence the attention UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes […]