#GAReads | Using Africa's Unspent Millions to Close the Digital Gender Gap

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"Using Africa's Unspent Millions to Close the Digital Gender Gap":

Africa has the largest gender gap of any region in the world when it comes to internet use: 25 percent fewer women are online than men, and 14 percent fewer women own a mobile phone. 

Cost is often cited as a major factor in preventing women from getting connected to mobile or internet services, but a recent study from the World Wide Web Foundation and the Alliance for Affordable Internet has found that 37 nations across Africa could be sitting on $408 million in already-raised funds that could be used to close the gender gap.

Read Megan Clement's full article at Women's Advancement Deeply here…