Mobile phone among women linked to higher
Access to mobile phones is associated with
multiple indicators linked to global social development, such as good health,
gender equality, and poverty reduction, said the study.
Published: 26th Jun 2020
Mobile phone use among women is associated with increased use of contraception,
lower gender inequality, and lower maternal and child mortality, according to a
new study which covered 209 countries.
The study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of the
Sciences, showed that giving women access to information they otherwise would
not have, mobile phones are transforming lives.