Disadvantaged women and girls need to be involved in information technology from the design stage, says Clodagh Miskelly, who calls on ICT developers to make this happen.
Panos London Newsletter
Welcome to this month’s newsletter in which we hear from two pioneering women: Afghanistan’s first and only woman governor, Habiba Sarobi, and Rebecca Namayanja, a Ugandan, who defied local taboos and overcame poverty to set up a thriving fishing business. There are also blogs from our regular writers who discuss education, campaigning and justice for women and girls. Plus an insight into the world of environmental wrangling with the publisher of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin. We hope you enjoy it.
Panos London, working with Naz Project London, is pleased to announce a new publication – Beyond Consultation: a guide for health commissioners.
As part of the Breaking Barriers series, we spoke to Rebecca Namayanja, who is taking on the traditionally male-dominated job of being a fisherwoman in Uganda.
As part of the Breaking Barriers series, we spoke to Habiba Sarobi: Afghanistan’s first and only woman governor.
When many people are being forced to migrate into cities to find work, Bhan Sahu has been helping rural Indian communities work together to challenge corruption and make the most of government employment schemes in their own villages.
Langston James ‘Kimo’ Goree VI, Director of IISD Reporting Services, has a ringside seat at high-level environmental negotiations. Kimo talks to Tim Williams about transparency, marginalised voices and staying ahead of the media and communications curve.
As Maimoona laments another student whose education has come to an end prematurely, she reflects on the importance of teachers and parents communicating well for the benefit of the children.