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Iran, Indonesia Discuss Efforts to Promote Women Empowerment Via ICT

Iranian and Indonesian officials in an online conference highlighted the importance of bridging the gender gap in the tech industry and easing women’s access to ICTs
Iran, Indonesia Discuss Efforts to Promote Women Empowerment Via ICTIran, Indonesia Discuss Efforts to Promote Women Empowerment Via ICT

Iranian and Indonesian officials in an online conference last week discussed gender justice in information and communication technologies and women’s potential in promoting a digital economy.
Held by Iran’s ICT Ministry on Oct. 13 and 14, the event was attended by Iran’s Vice President for Women and Family Affairs Massoumeh Ebtekar and Indonesia Minister of Women Empowerment and Child Protection Gusti ayu Bintang Darmawati, the government-affiliated website Women.gov.ir reported.
The event’s organizers believed that the two countries have a lot in common in terms of culture and lifestyle, so they can benefit from exchanging experiences and launching joint efforts for increasing women’s share of the digital economy.
Speaking at the online meeting, Ebtekar emphasized the importance of gender equality and bridging the gender gap in the tech industry and access to ICTs. 

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