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Jamaica Observer – Friday, 18 October 2013 (originally published 13 Oct)
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CMC) – Gender inequalities in the digital economy will be examined here this week at the 12th Session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The session will focus on gender equality, women’s empowerment, and information and communications technologies (ICTs), ECLAC said.
As a basis for debate, ECLAC executive secretary Alicia Bárcena will present the document “Women in the Digital Economy: Breaking Through the Equality Threshold . . . ”