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The Gender Digital Divide in Developing Countries

Amy Antonio, David Tuffley
2014 Future Internet  
This review gives an overview of the digital divide, before focusing specifically on the challenges women in developing countries face in accessing the Internet.  ...  in developing countries.  ...  In Africa (where the gender digital divide is thought to be the widest), in 11 of the 13 countries, more men than women use the Internet.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi6040673 fatcat:g4xm3xii4rgevgspaqw5bjmrse

Exploring the Gender Digital Divide in E-Government Use in a Developing Country

Ali Acilar
2020 International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age  
The gender digital gap in e-government use is higher than in internet use.  ...  This article explores the gender digital divide in e-government use in Turkey. Historical trends and differences in internet and e-government use by males and females are investigated.  ...  The absence of statistics is one of the main obstacles in measuring the digital divide in developing countries.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijpada.20201001.oa1 fatcat:a7tbmmwrmfbwbbs63r2x5oxanq

Exploring the Aspects of Digital Divide in a Developing Country

Ali Acilar
2011 Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology  
There are also different types of digital divide within a country, such as the gender divide, the age divide and the income divide.  ...  The main aim of this paper is to explore the digital divide in a developing country, Turkey, and to highlight some approaches to bridge it.  ...  The gender digital divide is a critical issue in developing countries.  ... 
doi:10.28945/1415 fatcat:q6nxih26ebernjeqy2iqrs6bwu

Gender Digital Divide – Examining the Reality

Like so, the question remains whether the gender digital divide is hype or reality? So, this paper will try to examine the gender divide existing in this digital information society.  ...  In this age of digital revolution, one of the most significant inequalities that prevail across all social and economic groups is the gender divide.  ...  in developing countries, which is highly witnessed in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa; particularly in India a wide rural-urban gender digital divide can be witnessed.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijitee.k1044.09811s19 fatcat:y3dm5iytdvd47ln3spiomv43sq

Exploring the Digital Divide

Ali Acilar, Maxim Markin, Elena Nazarbaeva
2012 International Journal of Innovation in the Digital Economy  
There is a gender divide in both countries. However, the gender divide in Turkey is higher than in Russia.  ...  Even developed nations face the digital divide because of geographic disparity, but not much as developing countries.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jide.2012070104 fatcat:y6fvxritk5bj7hbg6pio5ybg5e

Gender Impact on Information Security in the Arab World [chapter]

Fathiya Al Izki, George R. S. Weir
2015 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
In this paper, we review research that sheds light on the relationship between the Digital Divide and Gender in the context of Arab countries and suggest that the extent of gender digital divide is influenced  ...  by cultural attitudes and consider how this divide may affect information security.  ...  The Arab World, in a global perspective, according to the ITU report (2013), has a significant Digital Divide in many of its countries in comparison to the developed world.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-23276-8_18 fatcat:off5cm2sx5cdhjimho2jnfbp5e

African women, ICT and neoliberal politics, by Assata Zerai: A review by Elisabeth Dubois

Elisabeth Dubois, Mila Gasco-Hernandez, Giorgia Nesti, Maria Cucciniello, Yenisel Gulatee
2021 Information Polity  
Zerai begins by discussing the mobile ecosystem and internet access in Africa and its relation to the gender digital divide.  ...  "African Women, ICT, And Neoliberal Politics" by Assata Zerai is the culmination of these efforts by drawing on the history of gender and digital divides in Africa.  ...  This book is timely, as gender divides continue to expand, as fully developed countries like the US have more women in politics than ever before, while other countries, especially those still developing  ... 
doi:10.3233/ip-219003 fatcat:lvzo6vkgbncjresi3qzyktvd4a

Digital divide in the EU countries from the Danube Region

Sorin Dan Şandor
2018 Central and Eastern European eDem and eGov Days  
The paper analyzes digital divide in the EU Countries belonging to the Danube Region.  ...  We found that age is a common factor for digital divide in all the cases and education is not influencing the digital divide in any of the countries in discussion.  ...  In a study concerning developing countries the relationship between gender and digital divide was proven to be a spurious one, employment, education and income being the reasons why gender and digital  ... 
doi:10.24989/ocg.v325.7 fatcat:dyu7twzuajdydopihrltgo3c6q

Gender Digital Divide and Education in Latin America: A Literature Review

Ana Ancheta-Arrabal, Cristina Pulido-Montes, Víctor Carvajal-Mardones
2021 Education Sciences  
as provide information and proposals to address the digital gender divide in education research in this region.  ...  This literature review, from a gender approach, was conducted to understand how the gender digital divide (GDD) in information and communication technologies (ICT) and education are related in Latin American  ...  The Gender Digital Divide The first studies that related gender to technologies would begin in the 1980s in previous industrialized countries, due to the new analytical perspectives from a feminist approach  ... 
doi:10.3390/educsci11120804 fatcat:efjq57h2drd3zdtmwsx74v2bye

A Study on Aspects of India's Digital Divide

Dasgupta Tapashi
2018 Zenodo  
This difference is leading to a division among countries, societies, race and people in harnessing technology fruitfully and is termed as digital divide.  ...  An attempt is made by the researcher through this paper to explore the digital divide that exists in India and bring to the front the penetration of internet and its usage by the people in India; also  ...  The digital divide is such a division which is evident not only in under developed and developing countries but even the developed nations are not free from its impact.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1644394 fatcat:p56xdkoggfg2ffl6hsfmg6h7fa


Ummuhabeeba Chaliyan
2018 International journal of research - granthaalayah  
This paper quantifies and analyses the issue gender digital divide which has been prominent in discussions of the information society.  ...  While it would be very interesting to explore the relationship between the digital divide and gender identity among the multiple faces of digital divide based on age, job, nation, education etc.  ...  of gender disparity in the use of internet by identifying the major factors contributing the gender digital divide.  ... 
doi:10.29121/granthaalayah.v6.i5.2018.1415 fatcat:dsfj7rrgmbbj5a74de3jbcomva

Typifying Mechanisms for Gender Digital Equity in Latin America [chapter]

Gabriela Marín-Raventós, Marta Calderón-Campos
2016 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Gender digital equity in Latin America and the Caribbean is our goal.  ...  We present a model to typify the existing mechanisms for reaching gender digital equity and propose a new mechanism: creating gender consciousness in ICT design and construction, and attracting women to  ...  Gender Digital Divide Gender digital divide is a reality in many developing countries. Hilbert found that women used Internet less than men, both in Latin America and Africa [3] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-44447-5_15 fatcat:r6hyxf67vzhrflcl3djmpznr4u

De-myth-tifying the gender digital divide in Latin America: libraries as intermediaries in bridging the gap

Lauren Bull
2016 Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management  
For decades, the gender digital divide has been observed as a concept and a construct throughout countries all over the world.  ...  In this paper, the author reveals that in order for the gender digital divide to be rectified, it must first be 'de-myth-tified', and claims about the divide as nonexistent, unimportant, or due to women's  ...  This is reflected in the vocabulary employed by governments, heads of state, and international organizations, which often discuss solutions to the gender digital divide in developing countries in terms  ... 
doi:10.5931/djim.v12i1.6448 fatcat:rmaclhsmifarxpwqnf5zl5bdaq

Digital divide framework: online learning in developing countries during the COVID-19 lockdown

Anuradha Mathrani, Tarushikha Sarvesh, Rahila Umer
2021 Globalisation, Societies and Education  
This article showcases digital inequalities that came to the forefront for online learning during the COVID-19 lockdown across five developing countries, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Afghanistan  ...  We find structural issues are due to lack of digital media access and supporting services; further that female students are more often placed lower in the digital divide access scale.  ...  While the pandemic highlighted the importance of the digital economy, it also uncovered different forms of digital divides that exist among societies in developed and developing countries (Tadesse and  ... 
doi:10.1080/14767724.2021.1981253 fatcat:wksaq3pf5nenfmwf5nzlcnx7d4

Digital Divide in the Population of Serbia

Ninoslava D. Savic, Zoran Radojicic
2011 Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology  
After giving some recommendations for overcoming digital divide in one country, the model for measuring five types of digital divide and the total digital divide in the domain of population is proposed  ...  Monitoring and measuring digital divide becomes the common goal, also implementing the results in new strategies for minimizing them.  ...  At the end, this paper aims to reveal are there internal digital divide within population of Serbia, which kind of them are the most concerning and in what direction they are moving thru the time.  ... 
doi:10.28945/1416 fatcat:bmtdduhsgrdydkzizhlgk4evza
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