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February 13, 2019

Second in our ongoing series showcasing past winners of the EQUALS in Tech Award is, a Mercy Corps initiative that provides updated, critical information for Syrian refugees on their jou...

November 21, 2018

“The gender digital divide is both a consequence and cause of violations of women’s human rights.”

 - The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Online abuse is a part of gender-based violenc...

November 9, 2018

In many countries around the world, boys are 1.5 times more likely to own a mobile phone than a girl. Even when girls have access to a phone, they are more likely to have to borrow a phone than a boy.


November 6, 2018

"Ubuntu" is an ancient humanist African philosophy which was coined from the Zulu phrase "Umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu", which literally means that a person is a person through other people. It drives at...

September 22, 2018

Growing partnership agrees to bold goals to close the gender gap in tech

New York, 22 September 2018 — The EQUALS Global Partnership today committed to a broad set of strategic goals to bridge the digi...

Can digital technologies consign gender inequality to history? Consider that 55 percent of new Internet businesses are founded by women in China. In Indonesia, 35 percent of revenue on the country’s l...

July 2, 2018

We are pleased to formally announce and welcome three new members of our global partnership. Now in our second year, EQUALS comprises more than 60 partners working together to bridge the gender digita...

June 8, 2018

EQUALS Access Coalition partners performing the universal symbol for digital gender equality

Transform Africa Summit (TAS) is the leading annual conference on Africa’s technological transformation. Thi...

The Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) is a youth-led movement of social innovators who have the tools, knowledge, and networks to create opportunities and transform their communities.

An EQUALS partner i...

May 17, 2018

ITU celebrated the annual World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) Thursday at the ITU headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland with an impressive ‘AI-powered Moonshots’ panel discussion...

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PRESS RELEASE EQUALS in Tech Awards celebrate five outstanding initiatives to promote digital gender equality

November 27, 2019

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