Author Archives: Christopher Norman Kujat

The Digital Divide in India: A Gender Perspective

The digital divide is a major threat to use ICT appropriately for development issues. Especially, the gender divide is still a huge issue when it comes to ICT use and excludes women widely from the participation in the digital sphere. A recent rule of a rural muslim panchayat might seem unbelievable from a the perspective of […]

Participatory Video in India

Appropriating ICT, like cameras, is for the people a (new) way for storytelling. With the use of participatory video (PV), they can tell their stories and counter media narratives, which are dominant and induced by the mainstream media and other stakeholders, like corporate companies. Like the example of Lalavadar Green Messages shows. Telling about the social […]

ICT4D and India

India, a sub-continent on its own. Multi-ethnic dimensions and people from various religions mark the country, which is currently the second biggest mobile phone market in the world. The landscape of India invites for ICT4D research and applying ICT4D in the field. If you stumbled over this blog and wonder what ICT4D actually means: ICT4D […]