Gender and Public Access Computing: An International Perspective

  title={Gender and Public Access Computing: An International Perspective},
  author={Allison Terry and Ricardo Gomez},
  journal={2011 44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences},
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), and public access to computers with Internet connectivity in particular, can assist community development efforts and help bridge the so-called digital divide. However, use of ICT is not gender neutral. Technical, social, and cultural barriers emphasize women's exclusion from the benefits of ICT for development. This paper offers a qualitative analysis of the benefits of ICT and the barriers facing women to fully realize those benefits… CONTINUE READING

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