by Connecting Nurses | Paris, France
Goal: Mobile technology offers wide-ranging benefits to women and society
The ubiquity and affordability of mobile presents us with an unparalleled opportunity to improve social and economic development and positively impact lives. However, to realise these benefits, women must not be left behind in the mobile revolution. Mobile technology is a powerful tool. It transcends geographies, cultures and socio-economic status and offers wide-ranging benefits to women and society. Mobile phones help women feel safer and more connected, save time and enable access to key services such mobile money and health information. Mobile phones are important tools for enhancing the lives of women in low- and middle-income countries. Mobile phones help women feel safer and more connected, save time and money, and access lifeenhancing services such as mobile money, or potential education and employment opportunities.