Becky Band Jain

Becky Band Jain is committed to the use of technology for good. She has ten years of experience in international communications, including with the United Nations. She recently led a technology innovation initiative housed in the UN Secretariat's Office of ICT. Previously, she led numerous communications projects at the UN and international NGOs. She currently lives in New York where she's pursuing an MFA in creative nonfiction at The New School, and has a Master’s in Gender, Development and Globalisation from the London School of Economics. She spent five years living in India.

Feminist talk

Intersectional barriers to internet access: Gender and disability

Posted Mon 28 Mar 2016 - 15:05 | 6,527 views
No group of individuals has been as severely restricted, with respect to their reproductive rights, as women with disabilities. Located overwhelmingly in the global South, where most disabled people live, women with disabilities encounter levels of multidimensional discrimination that are unparalleled by other groups in the world.