A Tough Call: Understanding barriers to and impacts of women’s mobile phone adoption in India

Today in India, 71% of men own mobile phones, but only 38% of women do. South Asian countries in general are clear outliers among countries...

CGAP: The Digital Gender Divide Won’t Close by Itself – Here’s Why

Save The gender gap in the use of digital technology has narrowed in recent years, but women continue to be at a disadvantage. For...

Public Health Nutrition: Assessing the challenges to women’s access and implementation of text messa

Among women relying on a spouse’s phone, sharing arrangements impeded regular SMS access; men were commonly away from home, forgot to...

Mobile phone use is associated with higher smallholder agricultural productivity in Tanzania, East A

Save Mobile phone use is increasing in Sub-Saharan Africa, spurring a growing focus on mobile phones as tools to increase...

The Lancet: Sub-Saharan Africa-the new breeding ground for global digital health

This paper shows the breadth of digital health solutions and interventions in sub-Saharan Africa and the opportunities that lie within the...

Gallup Blog: Do Mobile Connections Improve Women’s Lives?

A new research study by GSMA, which represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, and Gallup reveals that bridging the mobile and...