Pragati Entrepreneurs: Enabling Technology Usage by Women at the Last Mile5 min read 16 Feb 2023, 06:15 PM IST
“ When you help a woman fulfill her potential, magic happens.” Sara Blakely, Founder Spanx
Women are being left behind in the technology revolution and we must do something about it. Gender stereotypes deeply ingrained in patriarchal nations frequently prevent women and girls particularly from disadvantaged and low-resource homes from having equal access to technology. Girls' poor digital literacy rates, unfamiliarity with digital tools, and unequal access to electronic gadgets are some issues that need to be addressed. According to Oxfam India’s latest ‘India Inequality Report 2022: Digital Divide’, 61% of men in India own mobile phones while only 31% of women did so in 2021.