‘The world in your hands’: smartphones and women’s connectivity in Sudan

Credit: ICT4D, CC BY-SA 2.0 Griet Steel explores women’s digital connections in Sudan, where women’s physical mobility is very much restricted as a result of traditional gender norms.  Griet explores the significance of smartphones in family relationships across physical distance and discusses the associated limitations and possibilities for empowerment. Griet is a cultural anthropologist and postdoctoral fellow at KU Leuven … Continue reading ‘The world in your hands’: smartphones and women’s connectivity in Sudan