Zelezny-Green, R. (2013) Boosting mobile learning potential for women and girls in Africa: lingering considerations E-learning Africa News Portal, February 14

This is an interesting summary of five major mobile learning initiatives have been implemented in Africa that sought to directly benefit women and girls, or which included women and girls and provided some evidence of benefits to them. A key conclusion:

The need to involve men and boys in mobile learning activities designed to benefit women and girls. Gender-themed mobile learning projects sometimes focus on supporting women and girls only, often to the detriment of the project’s sustainability if awareness-raising is also not done with the men and boys that live in the communities where projects are implemented.

The article is well worth reading in full.


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