Poor urban women in developing world use Internet less than men, lack skills, cash - survey

Posted in: Digital Divide at 22/10/2015 14:53

Poor women in cities in developing countries are 50 percent less likely than poor men to use the Internet, and blame the high cost and their lack of skills for the gap, researchers said on Wednesday.

While 59 percent of such men surveyed by the Web Foundation, established by British World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee, use the Internet, just 37 percent of women do so.

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