In view of international focus on poverty reduction and the Millennium Development Goals, and the close connection of gender equality
Source:DAC (Development Assistance Committee) Guidelines for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Development Co-Operation, Development Co-operation Guidelines Series, OECD, 1998.
to achieving these Goals, the paper addresses women’s use of ICTinformation and communications technology. ">i
s in the six areas identified in the MDG as critical to achieving poverty reduction, as well as the potential use of ICTs to promote gender
Moser 1993:230, from Navigating Gender ">i
equality in poverty reduction strategies. It analyses the potential for women’s economic empowerment
Source: Wieringa, 1994 ">i
, as well as employment and income-generating trends ushered in by the digital economy.