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FEATURE15 April 2019

The world in your hands

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Asia Pacific Features Middle East and Africa Mobile Telecoms

Mobile phones can open up opportunities for girls in developing countries, but research from Girl Effect identified social norms that have to be addressed. By Katie McQuater

Conversations about our increasingly digital world tend to assume mobile phones are universal. For many young people around the globe, however, owning – or even having access to – a phone is a distant prospect, and little is known about ...