Enabling Young Women’s Leadership: Understanding the Role of Ed-Tech

2020 exposed the barriers that millions of young African women face to successfully accessing technology-enabled learning—whether household responsibilities that place demands on their time, or limited access to devices in the home, when male users are prioritized, or exposure to gender-based violence that undermines physical/mental health inhibiting learning. This is on top of the general challenges faced by young people: poverty, lack of energy infrastructure, limited access to devices. Yet we know that investing in young women is key to unlocking the potential for prosperity within communities and countries.
Mon, 08 Mar 2021 14:04:48 GMT
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