World Pulse Emagazine | April 2014
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EMAGAZINE: Women Weave the Web                           APRIL 2014
Today is International Girls in ICT Day—a perfect day to celebrate the extraordinary image emerging from our ongoing Women Weave the Web Campaign, where we're crowdsourcing solutions and testimonies from women about digital inclusion in their communities. From students sneaking onto their brothers' computers to mothers logging on to advocate for peace in Crimea, women are claiming the digital tools they need to create a better world and to ensure that the next generation of girls will have a louder voice and a seat at the table.

FOUNDER'S PULSE: Women Rewire the Web

By Jensine Larsen

"With ingenuity and resourcefulness, women are coding new strategies to bring more women online and empower them." Read more »

PHILIPPINES: Fighting for the Sisters I Left Behind

By Myrna Padilla

"A former victim of human trafficking, today I own an IT business with a focus on mobile and social media technology." Read more »

CRIMEA: United We Shout for Peace

By Iryna Amyelina

"Sometimes a woman with a laptop can be more powerful than a man with a gun." Read more »

ARGENTINA: Climate Change Is Threatening My Connectivity

By Sandra Gaitán Tabuyo

"Heavy rainstorms, strong winds, mudslides, flooding… The list goes on and on to reveal the scale of our fragility in terms of connectivity." Read more »

NIGERIA: Finding My Courage Online

By Celine Ebere Osukwu

"It is said that the digital divide is wide, the gendered digital divide is wider, yet the disability gendered digital divide is widest."  Read more »

AFGHANISTAN: I Don't Need You to Protect Me from the Internet

By Rabia Baig Salihi

"For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been dependent on men for access to the Internet." Read more »

IN PHOTOS: Envisioning Digital Empowerment

Inspiring images and messages from the Women Weave the Web Campaign.  View the slideshow »

CAMPAIGN UPDATE: Your Voices Reach Far and Wide

Your voices are making waves at RightsCon, Alliance for Affordable Internet, and beyond! 

Read more about what World Pulse is doing with your campaign submissions »


Read the Stories

Read the campaign submissions to learn how women from Canada to Congo are tackling access challenges. Halfway through the campaign, we've received submissions from over 40 countries. View all Â»


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