One size does not fit all – ICT4D and gender equality campaigning

In the last of our blog series on ICT4D and Gender, Michael Wilkinson looks at two articles in the most recent edition of Gender and Development, and examines the careful balance that must be struck between pushing for greater gender equality though ICTs, and the cultural and traditional values of each individual country.

Humanitarian aid — is it contributing to holding back the chance to gender equality in refugee camps?

When people are in extreme and exposed situations where often others dictate the rules and paths of their lives, the issue of gender inequality becomes an even bigger and more difficult subject. Elisabeth Olivius, the author of numerous articles on the subject, speaks of how, even though there is good …