RIWCPara_A096 disability, ict and decent jobs global ict challenge project
The core problem
that aggravates the inequality of
persons with disabilities
is the serious digital divide.
Persons with disabilities are suffering
inequality and poverty while isolated
from society due to serious digital divide.
(Source: World Disability Report, WHO,
1. The serious digital divide widens
the gap among countries and
classes, and between the people
with disabilities and others,
leading to inequality in standard
of life, lack of employment
opportunities, and poverty.
2. Worse, the social downward
spiral extends to the youth,
who have to lead into the future.
ICT Development Index
North South America
World Average index : 5.03
Average index 2.53
Average index 5.81
Average index 5.09
Average index 4.70
Average index 5.10
Average index 7.35
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