Computer Mouse or Baby’s Nappy

Linda Raftree
Senior ICT4D Advisor
Plan International USA

Linda recently co-authored a paper for UNICEF on the use of new ICTs in communication for development approaches with and for marginalised adolescent girls. Here she discusses issues around girls’ access to computers and other technologies in less developed countries such as parts of Africa and India. She also presents seven important reasons that ICTs are important to adolescent girls.