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A report by the International Telecommunications Union, ITU, has revealed that sub-Saharan Africa has the highest number of people offline out of the 3.6 billion without access to internet connection.
According to a press release accompanying its latest report, ITU data showed that while the digital gender gap has been shrinking in the Commonwealth of Independent States and Europe, it is growing in the Arab States, Asia-Pacific and especially in the Africa region.
It is widest in developing countries, especially Least Developed Countries, the report which highlighted the digital gender divide added.
Some hard facts to look at per the report:
3.6 billion people around the world still lack online access.
— United Nations (@UN) November 5, 2019
“ITU’s Measuring digital development reports are a powerful tool to better understand connectivity issues, including the growing digital gender divide, at a time when over half of the world’s population is using the Internet,” said Houlin Zhao, ITU Secretary General.
“ITU statistics help policy-makers and regulators make informed policy decisions to connect the unconnected and track progress at the global level.”
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