Bridging The Digital Divide And The Gender Gap
“Make sure to wear shoes, ladies. There’s glass everywhere.”
Or so the now-famous slogan goes. But putting aside historical moments of hope when the glass ceiling for women has become the glass floor, it’s been a rough few years for gender equality.
Women have suffered disproportionately throughout the pandemic; they are more likely to be the primary caregiver, carry the domestic burden, be the home educator and, consequently, take career breaks or stop working altogether.
Climate change’s effects have also worsened in recent years, and women have been significantly impacted, especially in developing countries where...