Development is a freedom song: ICT to empower women

Buskens, I. 2011. “Development is a freedom song: ICT to empower women.” In Upgrading development: Can technology alleviate poverty? 2011 Cambridge International Development: ICT4D, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, page 20.

“The severest limitations to freedom that women in the developing world face are located in their countries’ dire financial situation and in male-dominated norms and attitudes. And whilst these two factors limit the degree to which women can use ICT, at the same time women also employ ICT to challenge these limitations…”

http://www.humanitariancentre.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/2011-International-Development-Report.pdf

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