Gender and Mobiles Newsletter

By | October 23, 2014
Gender and Mobiles Newsletter

(Volume 3 Issue 5)

sourced and compiled by Ronda Zelezny-Green and Alexandra Tyers

As one of the pioneering organizations to use information and communication technologies for development in the dawn of the Internet era, OneWorld has a long history of working with vulnerable populations in countries including Rwanda, Mali, Senegal, Morocco, Egypt and Cambodia.     “Learning about Living” (LaL) is a cross-media OneWorld program that leverages the ICTs most appropriate to the context of implementation. Frequently, mobile is a medium for LaL activities, which focus on young women’s empowerment for teaching and learning about sexual reproductive health and life skills:

To date, a question and answer service on sexual and reproductive health and rights accessible through SMS, e-mail, the web, and Facebook has received 1.5 million queries, primarily from mobile phones […]