Girls and women often have less access to technology and the internet compared to boys and men. Particularly in developing countries, girls and women struggle to afford technology and internet access. … The gender digital divide in access to the internet* remains largest in the world’s least developed countries at 32.9%.


Reasons for the digital gender gap include inequitable access to education and harmful social norms that exist in the “offline” world and impact digital realities and potential benefits for women and girls


According to data collected in 1998, minorities, individuals earning lower incomes, individuals with lower educations, and the unemployed – the exact groups affected most by the digital divide – are the primary users of CACs.

Researchers employ various methods to determine the automation potential of occupations. … Analysis by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, finds that women were more likely than men to be in occupations with both the lowest and highest risk of technological substitution between 2014-2016.