9-Innovation and Infrastructure
The digital divide
Digitalisation is one of the biggest transformations in our societies. Executive director at IT for Change, Parminder Jeet Singh states that social and economical inequalities are causing and increasing a digital divide. IT for Change in India is an important strategic partner for the FGG Alliance regarding the issues concerned with digitalisation and gender.
Gender equality and the tech world
Executive director Anita Gurumurthy (IT for Change India) explains why internet security and gender equality are strongly connected.
Six recommendations to coherently realise the SDGs
The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide an unprecedented and invaluable opportunity in the direction of global transformative change of societies and the environment for the good. This paper sheds light on this transformative power of the SDG agenda. It shows the opportunities that are available to assure coherence and the precedence of people and the planet in the realisation of the SDGs, not least via the transformative solutions that grassroots organisations, communities, and civic movements from around the world put forward. And it presents six concrete recommendations that could help governments to implement policies and practices to realise the SDGs as such that they fulfill their potential: “peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future”.