Gender Dimensions of Information Communication Technologies For Development
119 Pages Posted: 17 May 2011
Date Written: May 3, 2011
Internet use and attitudes to Internet in Pakistan cities were surveyed by interviews in the three cities of Karachi, Lahore, and Quetta. Clear differences between the sexes were observed. It is concluded that if the current trends remain prevalent where access to ICT is limited to an exclusive class and the majority of women remain unable to use it, then we will be unable to reap the benefits of ICTs for the social and economic development of women.
Keywords: ICT4D, Gender Digital Divide, Internet Usage, Pakistan, Women ICT
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