Artificial Intelligence and gender equality

The world has a gender equality problem, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) mirrors the gender bias in our society. Although globally more women are accessing the ...
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Explainer: Creating safe digital spaces free of trolls, doxing, and hate speech

Despite the enormous potential of technology, digital tools, and the internet, these have also perpetuated gender disparities and introduced new forms of oppression for women ...
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Spreading digital literacy and radical love to combat online gender-based violence

Dilanaz Güler is a 19-year-old gender equality activist from Türkiye. An advocate against femicide and online gender-based violence, she also works to promote digital literacy ...
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Promoting innovation to shatter gender stereotypes

Laith Abu-Taleb is a 28-year-old gender equality activist and tech entrepreneur from Jordan. A youth mobilization specialist for UN Women’s Arab States regional office, he ...
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African Girls Can Code Initiative builds digital skills and momentum towards a better future

In the rural Rwandan village where Chantal Niyonkuru grew up, access to digital technology was basically non-existent. But when she was selected to attend one ...
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Albanian teens declare war on violence against women using technology

Jonada Shukarasi is one of three 16-year-old girls who developed an app aimed at tackling the severe problem of domestic violence across Albania. Called GjejZâ ...
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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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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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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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