Promoting Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment


Friday, 25 October 2019
11:45 – 13:00

Room: San Pedro

ICTs and technology embody the potential to empower women and girls through access to education, information and commercial opportunities. This session will explore different initiatives to combat illiteracy among women in rural areas and to promote gender equality in support of women’s personal and professional growth.


Taurai Kachipare-Pfaffe, Independent Consultant, Germany


Nnenna Nwakanma, World Wide Web Foundation, USA
EQUALS Digital Skills Fund - Narrowing The Digital Gender Divide

Nafisa Abdou Ahmed, University of West Kordofan, Sudan
Development of Literacy Programs for Adults in South Kordofan Rural Area