Hidden mobile app gives women in Serbia a safer alternative for reporting violence

Women experiencing domestic violence often have their access to communication channels restricted by their abusers. Abusers may also regularly control or monitor their communication with …

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Young mother embarks on new IT career after fleeing war in Ukraine

“When the war started, a missile destroyed our house,” says Nina Cherlenuk, 25, from Irpin, a city 25 km west of the capital, Kyiv, in …

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From where I stand: “My life has changed – I have grown internally, and I am not in need of anyone”

Amal Mohammad Zyoud, a 35-year-old mother of four, joined the Oasis Centre in the hopes of providing a better education for her children. The Oasis …

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Addressing the digital gender divide in Africa through the African Girls Can Code Initiative

Globally, 3.7 billion people do not have access to the internet. Half of them are women. In some parts of the world the digital gender …

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I am Generation Equality: Navya Naveli Nanda, Indian health tech entrepreneur and gender equality activist

Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilise, and take big …

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Inspiring girls to know: Three stories to celebrate girls in ICT

Girls around the world are using innovation and technology to solve problems, to unite communities and as a force for good and equality. And yet, …

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Women in science who are making a difference during the pandemic

It will soon be a year since WHO declared COVID-19 to be a pandemic. By now, every corner of the world has felt the devastating …

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Using technology to assist vulnerable Syrian refugees during COVID-19 lockdown

In the Za’atari and Azraq refugee camps in Jordan, a curfew is in place from 6 pm to 10 am. Even during the day regulations …

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I am Generation Equality: Samaira Mehta, champion for girls in technology

Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilise, and take big …

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Empowering women through innovation and technology

UN Women and the World Food Programme, in collaboration with IrisGuard, are using technological innovation to advance women’s economic empowerment through blockchain technology to assist …

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Devoted to discovery: seven women scientists who have shaped our world

For centuries, women have made significant contributions to the field of science. They’ve discovered life-saving remedies, devised world-altering inventions, and produced far-reaching research, but in …

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