By inventing social media (Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter), the idea was to facilitate communication to humanity. Connect people separated by thousands of kilometers, share images and information in the blink of an eye, etc. The benefits of social media are well established. But in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), social networks are used to somethingREAD MORE
When the GuardianUK newspaper broke a story about a data analytics company called Cambridge Analytica and its role in collecting the private data of British and American citizens, African social media did not go apoplectic. This was despite the fact that the same company also allegedly had a hand in two of the continents largest countries’ elections,READ MORE
From the day she is born, a girl faces greater barriers to reaching her true potential than a boy. That’s why we won’t stop until girls & women are #EqualEverywhere. Together we can drive action to achieve #genderequality in every place and every part of life. pic.twitter.com/AALV…
We have made great strides in the fight for #genderequality. But the work is not done. It’s time to take faster action so girls and women can be #EqualEverywhere. If you’re already stepping up, @unfoundation would love to share your story: equaleverywhere.org
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