Groupe Speciale Mobile Association


Connected women 2015 - bridging the gender gap: mobile access and usage in low and middle income countries

It has been five years since the report, Women and Mobile: A Global Opportunity, highlighted the disparity in mobile phone ownership between men and women in low- and middle-income countries and drew increased attention to the issue of women’s access to mobile phones. Since then...

Women and mobile: a global opportunity - a study on the mobile phone gender gap in low and middle-income countries

Executive summary Mobile phone ownership in low and middle-income countries has skyrocketed in the past several years. But a woman is still 21% less likely to own a mobile phone than a man. This figure increases to 23% if she lives in in Africa, 24%...