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Connectivity: How Mobile Phones, Computers and the Internet Can Catalyze Women's Entrepreneurship

Connectivity: How Mobile Phones, Computers and the Internet Can Catalyze Women’s Entrepreneurship

Connectivity: How Mobile Phones, Computers and the Internet Can Catalyze Women’s Entrepreneurship

This case study by the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women translates insights on how women in India are using mobile technology into recommendations for the private sector, government and nongovernmental groups to encourage women to start, strengthen and sustain businesses by using ICTs. These include making women a core part of business strategies, designing policies that incentivize public-private partnerships, and drawing on the expertise and experience of local organizations that are already working to provide poor women with income-generating opportunities.