Najat Rochdi interview on women and technology, and the digital divide between Global North and South (video)

Najat Rochdi interview on women and technology, and the digital divide between Global North and South (video)

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Topical Interview
Publication Year
2000
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English (US)

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Najat Rochdi of Morocco discusses the digital divide as well as the "content divide" that exist between the Global North and South. She highlights the importance of women in the Global South creating their own content, as well as consuming internet content, to gain more control over their representation in the media. 

This interview was conducted for a Women's Learning Partnership (WLP)-produced documentary during Cultural Boundaries and Cyber Spaces: Innovative Tools and Strategies for Strengthening Women's Leadership in Muslim Societies, a symposium organized by WLP in collaboration with the Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies and New York University, held on June 1st, 2000, with the purpose of providing a forum for women to discuss the evolving role of Information and communication technology (ICT) for the global women's movement.

Runtime: 00:11:20

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