Use of ICT to Empower Women in India
- Author Dr Vidya Patil
- Country : India
- Subject : English
The concept of gender equality is a common concern all over the World. This has now acquired new dimensions with the advent of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). The ICT has a potential to bring development for a nation. This can be made possible only if a nation follows sound ICT strategies and policies. ICT provides opportunities for women’s socio-economic empowerment in many areas, including in health and education. In this paper we will focus on how ICT can be a powerful catalyst for political and social empowerment of women, and a tool to promote gender equality.