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Rwanda launches campaign to raise rural women’s awareness of learning, using technologies


Devdiscourse News Desk kigali Rwanda
Updated: 16-03-2019 19:44 IST
Rwanda launches campaign to raise rural women’s awareness of learning, using technologies

Paula Ingabire called on women and girls to take advantage of the opportunities presented by technology and learn how to use it in various sectors. Image Credit: Wikipedia

The government of Rwanda launched a campaign on March 15 to raise awareness of women and girls in the rural areas of learning and using technologies.

Technology is a cornerstone of development and women and girls should therefore not be left behind because of their role in the country and world development, Minister of Information and Communication Technology and Innovation, Paula Ingabire opined at the launching ceremony in the western Rubavu district, as reported by Xinhua.

She called on women and girls to take advantage of the opportunities presented by technology and learn how to use it in various sectors. The campaign, which targets women in rural areas in such industries as agriculture and small businesses, would be conducted across the country to enable grassroots women to use technology as a tool in their daily lives.

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COUNTRY : Rwanda

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