Educating, hiring and retaining women in technology: A gendered enquiry

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Radhika Radhakrishnan for GenderIT.org
India

In India, there are gender barriers that uniquely prevent women from accessing technology right from an early age. From an intersectional perspective, such gender barriers overlap with economic, cultural, and class barriers for women from marginalised backgrounds. For women to be creators of technology and decision-makers, we need to first address such barriers so as to not be closed off within the same groups of women who are privileged enough to enter the field. To understand these contexts better, I spoke with Gayatri Buragohain, founder of Feminist Access to Technology (FAT), a not-for-profit organisation in India, working towards enabling women to access, use and create technology through a feminist rights‐based framework.

Read the full interview in GenderIT.org .

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