Using Technology against Gender-based Violence: Part 2 #16DaysofActivism

Posted on December 7, 2015

We’re now more than half way through the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence. I’ve been in Dar es Salaam these past few days, and had a chance to learn more about GBV here. In many communities, several types of GBV are still considered within social and cultural norms, and hence go unreported.  A nationally representative survey of violence against children found that nearly 75% of youth had experienced physical violence (either by ...

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Upcoming Tech Events on the Continent

Posted on October 28, 2015

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Thy End is Near! Revisiting Sustainability and Scale in Mobiles for Development

Posted on October 22, 2015

Sometimes I stay up at night thinking, “What happens when the pilot ends?”. Where does the marketing material go? What do the end-users do? Will they trust us again next time? During a recent trip to Rwanda, I had the opportunity to meet with Erick Gaju, the national e-health coordinator within the Rwandan Ministry of Health. Erick coordinates all ehealth policy and strategy within the country, making sure all e/mhealth work is aligned. ...

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