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Workshop on use of digital technology for women empowerment in Pune on Apr 23

Workshop on use of digital technology for women empowerment in Pune on Apr 23

Pune, Apr 19 (UNI) A daylong workshop on women empowerment through digital technology, organised by Sharda Shakti, a city-based organization working for the women, will be held here on April 23. Addressing the press conference at Patrakar Bhawan here today, Dr Rajashree Kashalkar, chairwoman of Sharda Shakti, said that the topic of the workshop is ‘Digital Technology for Women Empowerment’. She said, "Digital technology is an increasingly important tool for movement building across geographical locations, allowing organizations and networks to exchange information rapidly. It also creates opportunities for women from all sectors." Science Katta chairperson Sharmila Oswal will address the workshop, she informed. In this workshop, Ms Oswal will inform the masses on the uses of the digital technology, specially the BHIM App and other central government schemes which are based on the digital technology, Dr Kashalkar said. "With the digital technology bringing in revolutionary change the world over, rapid transformations have taken place in the global scenario. The contribution of Information & Communication Technology has been significant in terms of income and earnings, growth and employment generation," she said. The workshop will be held to mark completion of 10 years of the Sharda Shakti, Dr Kashalkar added. While, Dr Leena Bavadekar, director of the organisation, said, "We will support efforts that focus on the production of new technology or adapting technology to women’s and girls’ contexts. We will support women’s groups who use such technology to address issues including violence against women, safety and access to safe spaces, political empowerment, education and health care." UNI SP PY ADG 1659

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