Technology is powerful tool. The UN Women, UNICEF and UN-Habitat launched an online website which also works as a smartphone app that brings together information on support services for women and girls who are survivors of violence.
This is a perfect example of self-empowerment through the utilization of mobile technology. It is also a great way to build a network of well-informed, tech-savvy, and empowered women, regardless of social class. There has been an influx of apps and mobile technology being created, as mobile devices become more readily available and inexpensive.
Take a look at this video promoting hyper-local, mobile hotspot mapping and services identification.
Learn more about this app and about how its transforming communities, including favelas, in Brazil, here.
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