The digital revolution is transforming how human beings live, work, and relate to each another. Information and communications technologies (ICTs) have vast potential to communicate, gain access to information and services, and catalyse collective action for social justice.
But there is also the risk this revolution will fail to challenge stark inequalities in terms of who benefits and whose voice is heard. And technologies can be used by those who seek to challenge rights as well as realise them. In this issue, Gender & Development focuses on ICTs from the perspective of gender justice, and shares feminist experiences of using digital to advance women’s rights.
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