Girls in ICT: Fighting stereotypes and breaking barriers
Despite having played a vital role in advancing communication technologies, women continue to be underrepresented in the information, communications and technology (ICT) sector. Here’s what students think companies should do to encourage more women to pursue careers in the industry.
6 ways we can choose to challenge the digital gender gap
The digital gender gap is stubborn, and it feeds on a lack of inclusivity and communal inaction. By choosing to challenge the systems, unconscious biases and stereotypes that exacerbate the it, we can adopt common actions and a common voice that can one day close the gap for good. Below are six voices from Plan International and Telenor who #ChooseToChallenge the digital gender gap.
Directive to block social media services Twitter and Instagram in Myanmar
(Fornebu/Yangon, 5 February 2021) All mobile operators, international gateways and internet service providers in Myanmar received a directive on 5 February 2021 from the Myanmar Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) to, until further notice, block the social media platforms Twitter and Instagram. This comes in addition to the current temporary block of Facebook.