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Paving their own paths: Girls across the globe use technology to build a better future

11 October 2021
A group of young girls in masks point to computers.
Caption: A group known as ROTECH devised an affordable home-use electrocardiogram device called “Energyce" at the Connected African Girls’ Coding Camp, in Cameroon, in July 2021.
Photo: © UNECA/Abel Akara Ticha
UN entities involved in this initiative
ITU
International Telecommunication Union
UN ECA
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
UN Women
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
UNESCO
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNICEF
United Nations Children’s Fund
Goals we are supporting through this initiative