Five ways tech is crowdsourcing women’s empowerment

How crowdsourcing contributes to women’s rights and empowerment:

“From gathering data on street harassment in Egypt to finding respectful gynaecologists in India, technology is helping women fight discrimination

“Around the world, women’s rights advocates are crowdsourcing their own data rather than relying on institutional datasets.

“Citizen-generated data is especially important for women’s rights issues. In many countries the lack of women in positions of institutional power, combined with slow, bureaucratic systems and a lack of prioritisation of women’s rights issues means data isn’t gathered on relevant topics, let alone appropriately responded to by the state.”

More at The Guardian.
(Contributor: Haym Hirsh)

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Five ways tech is crowdsourcing women’s empowerment

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