DetailsInformation and Communication Technology (ICT) is an essential tool for the social and economic development of women and girls. ICT can provide women and girls an education and job training, promote literacy, improve access to health care, enable the exercise of legal rights and participation in government. Accelerating broadband and ICT provision to women and girls will promote gender equality, empowerment and social and economic development of both men and women.This book reviews how women in the developing world access and use 1CT. It examines the discourse and controversies surrounding the digital gender divide, including links to poverty and illiteracy. Major themes concerning women and ICTs are explored, such as women in the ICT workforce, how girls and women relate differently to ICT, and opportunities and barriers for women in science and technology in general. This book will be a highly valuable reference tool for policy makers and development leaders, so that appropriate steps can be taken to mainstream the gender dimension in all areas of development.ABOUT THE AUTHORS:Nandita Dutta, is a prolific writer who is interested in theme of women, children and human rights. She has a distinguished career in higher education that includes teaching, writing and research. Her educational background includes B.A., B.Ed., M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology.Dr. Nandita has delivered several lectures as resource person and has actively participated in number of National and International seminars, conferences and has completed more than twenty-five research articles on different socio-political problems in the journal of repute. She is life member of several prestigious Professional and Academic Organisations.Sumitra Jha Ph.D., has a background in economics, education and sociology. She has been in teaching and research in women studies since 1990. A seasoned teacher, she has two decades of experience in organising women welfare activities. Her research interests mainly include women empowerment, child care and rural development. Over the past seventeen years she has worked closely with a number of Government and Non-Government Organisations.She has been invited as a visiting fellow to academic institutions in India and abroad. She has edited and authored many books on women's issues and has contributed articles on women and development issues in learned journals.
SKU Code PBI B 322 Weight in Kg 0.5000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9789382252443 Author Name Nandita Dutta, Sumitra Jha Publisher Name Pacific Books International