Sakena Yacoobi interview on information and communications technology for Afghan women (video)

Sakena Yacoobi interview on information and communications technology for Afghan women (video)

Resource Type
Topical Interview
Publication Year
English (US)




Sakena Yacoobi describes an Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) training program she founded to train Afghan women in the use of ICTs. The training program took place in refugee camps (Peshawar, Pakistan) that hosted people who had fled the then-still-in-power Taliban government. 

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, which was 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 and in the fight for social change.

Runtime: 00:09:19

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