Category Archives: Gender Development

IT Education and Workforce Participation: A New Era for Women in Kenya

While Sub-Saharan Africa women have historically assumed the role as both housewives and subsistence farmers, the reality is that these women have few opportunities to become a strong and viable part of modern economies in that region. However, this trend is changing with the exponential growth of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) globally, giving many historically poor and/or un-educated women access to computers, the Internet and other related technologies. Continue reading

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