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RIWCPara_A096 disability, ict and decent jobs global ict challenge project

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RIWCPara_A096 disability, ict and decent jobs global ict challenge project

  1. 1. 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,
  2. 2. 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 Europe CIS Asian Pacific Africa Arab states 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
  3. 3. ≪GITC Secretariat≫ (06666) 161, Hyoryeong-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul 137-849, South Korea TEL (82 2) 3472 3556 FAX (82 2) 3472 3592 E-mail : globalitchallenge@gmail.com

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