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Women often encounter difficulties in accessing technology, not only because of issues with affordability or infrastructure, but also due to discrimination and unequal opportunities for skills’ development. In some countries, laws specifically prevent women from using digital services or accessing education in technology. Social norms and structural barriers can also play a role in preventing women from accessing technology. These issues can make it hard for women to fully participate in digital society and take advantage of the benefits that technology can bring.

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