Danica Radovanović, Tijana Bajović Arapović

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Bridging the Gender Gap in Serbia

We are delighted that our project, Digitally Unconnected Gender Gap (DUGG) has been chosen by the Internet Society as part of the Beyond the Net Funding Programme to work on digital gender issues in Serbia.

The gender digital gap is widely present in Serbia, but the lack of research data and statistics are making this problem invisible, both from the ones dealing with women’s rights, and the ones who are fighting for a just, accessible, and safe Internet for everyone. Our team will connect these two activists’ fields in order to put the light on the issue!

Through these project activities, the team from Serbia Chapter will be dedicated to explore how ICT technologies and Internet can play a role in decreasing the existing gender digital gap and how to take into consideration gender awareness in developing new and evolving technologies.

As women comprise half of the world’s population, the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) should address each of the goals through a gendered lens. The DUGG plans to focus on the Sustainable Development Goals 4 (Quality Education), 5 (Gender Equality), and 9 (Industry Innovation and Infrastructures). However, if applications and services are developed by women, they would be more relevant Continue reading