PP-14 Highlights: Gender equality and mainstreaming – Winners of the GEM-TECH Awards 2014

Seven winners received the Gender Equality and Mainstreaming Technology (GEM-TECH) Awards 2014 here in Busan on 28 October at a plenary session of the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference. ITU and UN Women launched this new global annual technology award in June 2014 to recognize individuals or organizations that demonstrate a commitment to advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment through information and communication technologies (ICT). More than 360 nominations from over 70 countries around the world were received. The awards were open to leading women and men, as well as organizations working in the field of ICT and gender. Out of a total of 37 finalists, the following winners were chosen…

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