Integrating Information and Communication Technologies into Communication for Development Strategies to Support and Empower Marginalized Adolescent Girls

Raftree, Linda; Bachan, KeshetUNICEF2013

This paper examines the potential that information and communication technologies (ICTs) present for marginalized, adolescent girls in developing countries. The authors discuss gaps in access to technology and risks for this population before analyzing specific ICT initiatives, trends, and the perspectives of adolescent girls interviewed from 13 developing countries. The conclusion features recommendations for development agencies, policymakers, and civil society organizations to integrate ICT tools in a way that effectively targets marginalized girls.

Educational TechnologyGirls' EducationSub-Saharan AfricaEast Asia and PacificEurope and Central AsiaMiddle East and North AfricaSouth AsiaIndiaKenyaSouth AfricaUgandaNigeriaBangladeshEgyptIndonesiaSerbiaMalawiLebanonMauritaniaNepalTunisiaTurkeyToolkitLiterature reviewCase studyStudent support

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