Rafia Shaikh

“Because of the internet, I have been able to help women in Pakistan,” says blogger
“Because of the internet, I have been able to help women in Pakistan,” says blogger 01 April 2015 Rafia Shaikh

As 2015 sees the developing world having stronger access to the internet than the developed nations, it is especially troubling that the gender gap is wider in the developing countries. There are 200 million fewer women than men online today, with 23% fewer women having access to the internet in developing countries. This gender gap not only represents women’s lack of access to empowering information and opportunities, but also reflects existing inequalities in those regions. Socially, men...

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