Bridging the Digital and Gender Divides in Myanmar


Bridging the Digital and Gender Divides in Myanmar

09 December 2015

With access to mobile phones rapidly improving in Myanmar, ADB’s Nationwide Telecommunications project is helping bridge the country’s digital and gender divide. This project is leveraging Myanmar’s ICT modernization to accelerate women’s and girl’s participation in health, livelihood, and education through communication innovations such as Geek Girls Myanmar, the Connected Women community, and the use of mobile applications.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
09 Dec 2015 Presentation Nationwide Telecommunications Project in Myanmar: Bridging the Digital Gender Divide
Political and economic reforms have promoted recent development of the telecommunication infrastructure in Myanmar. ADB viewed the Nationwide Telecommunications...
Robert Lockhart, Viswanathan Ramasubramanian, Imrana Jalal
09 Dec 2015 Highlights of the Event Nationwide Telecommunications Project: Bridging the Digital and Gender Divides in Myanmar
ICT projects that recognize the digital and gender divides can help provide women with equal access to communication tools to increase their voice and...
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