Women and Mobile Phones

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A study on the Mobile Phone Gender Gap in the low and middle income countries. Excerpts and Key findings.

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Women and Mobile Phones

  1. 1. A Study On The Mobile Phone Gender Gap In The Low And Middle Income Countries
  2. 2. - Cherie Blair
  3. 3. -Jasuben Malek,Member of the Self Employed Womens Association (SEWA)
  4. 4. Across all countries a woman is 21% less likely to own a mobile phone than a man. This figureincreases to 23% if she lives in sub-Saharan Africa, 24% if she lives in the Middle East and 37% if she lives in South Asia
  5. 5. 93% of women reported feeling safer because of their mobile phone
  6. 6. 85% of women reported feelingmore independent because of their mobile phone
  7. 7. 41% of women reported having increased income and professionalopportunities once they owned a mobile phone
  8. 8. Over the next five years women could account for two-thirds of all new subscribers
  9. 9. More on my Blog:www.theradiationdoctor.wordpress.com

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