Can technology transform the lives of marginalized girls in rural communities?

Posted March 13, 2012 no picture

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"The advent of mobile phones in rural communities, especially for women and girls, is a revolutionary opportunity, and it's one that we are not yet seizing," said Gannon Gillespie, the Director of Strategic Development at Tostan, an NGO whose mission is to empower African communities through education, during a recent panel discussion that took place at the UNICEF Headquarters in New York.

How can we use technology to make the voices of the most marginalized girls heard and help them learn critical life skills? Watch this video and share your opinion and ideas.




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