Women and mobiles – gender equality is still a long way off

The technological gender gap is holding back personal and social development. Having scrutinised the issue in a previous article, VuBlog has an infographic with data on the phenomenon published by  GSMA, the global association of mobile operators. Compared to men, the number of women who don’t have access to a mobile device account for 200 million less (14%).  The gap is wide, especially in the least-developed and developing countries. Yet, for the telecommunication companies, being able to bridge this gap would represent an important business opportunity, which experts say would be worth 170 billion dollars