The Role of ICT in Women’s Empowerment: Cross Country Analysis


    Authors:

    Summia Hussain

    Citation:

    Hussain. S. (2020). The Role of ICT in Women’s Empowerment: Cross Country Analysis. Journal of Policy Research, 6(1), 48-68

    Abstract:

    The purpose of this study is to check the role of ICT in women’s empowerment. For this purpose we take the women’s empowerment as dependent variable and ICT, use of mobile
    and internet, the gender equality in education and the economic equality as independent variable. The results reveal that there is positive relationship between use of mobile and internet with women’s empowerment. As use of mobile and internet increase the women’s empowerment also increase so the Government should increase the availability of mobile network and internet facilities to enhance the women’s empowerment.

    Keywords:

    ICT, Women Empowerment

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    Article Type:

    Research Article

    Pages:

    48-68

    Publisher:

    Research Foundation for Humanity (RFH)


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