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Establishing telecenters that serve women and girls separately.This helps women to freely access telecenter services without fear and male dominated environment. Women and girls Telecenters should be organized to provide internet services and digital training services. The working hours of these centers also scheduled based on women and girls interest. Such Centers are solutions for some Cultures that discourages women and girls from being in a public place with men and boys.
Separating the existing telecenters in to two sections for men and women.Separation of telecenter classes helps women and girls freely access and enjoy telecenter services. It attract more female in to these telecenters. It also solve male domination and cultural resistance that prohibit women and girls not to access public services.
Expansion of solar energy telecenters in rural schools that primarily targeted to serve women and girls with special attention . Schools should serve in coordinating telecenter services and digital trainings for women and girls in the school and nearby villages in addition to the regular teaching learning program. Expansion of solar energy telecenters improve the physical accessibility of such centers to the disadvantaged rural poor especially women and girls.
By creating awareness to women in the communities eg rural areas , women and girls have to be reached through awareness creation which has to be passed to them inorder to know that there are such Telecentres existing in the area unlike in the rural areas where computers are common. The Rural Living standards may block many women who are not aware of the centers from acquiring the knowledge. This means when awareness is created, the environment in which products or services can be developed, using the exchange of knowledge can enable many women available to the centres.
Learning centers should be easily accessible and remote areas should be well equipped
At the beginning it may be a hard to convince women to come to the centres and a few participants may be able to joint but gradually centres can become more established and accessed.
-learning centers should be easily accessible
-interior centres must be well equipped
Use the telecentre network (that means all telecentres in the country are connected to each other) to enable the users to send money to someone who lives in another village (as the post offices are doing or like moneygram). It can increase the income of the telecentres that can bring sustainability.
Bring services and digital literacy training to the women instead of waiting for them to come to the CeCs/telecentres. Have mobile CeCs/telecentres and trainers who can roam around the community for this purpose
Open a “Pedagogy” Services Delivery Program at telecentre . Under these Services all the facilities and training program must be provided at telecentre which leads to early child education and help women to care their children through the help of Telecentres.
Open “Women Counseling and education program” where women must provided with special services like online education, trainings, awareness for new online services .
Establish a Special zone for Women at telecentres so that first they feel comfortable to come at telecentres . A special 6 days program must run at telecntres aiming to literate and educate women and spread general awareness.
Open a Health care program at telecentres with attached service that the women shall not be charged for anything.
Establish and open a new service dedicating towards “pregnancy and infant care” where you must include all the services which a women needs while the pregnancy time and after pregnancy immediately needs the services to care a infant.
Hi! would ;like to inform everybody that I have received the Plaque as Outstanding Telecenter Woman Manager.
sent through LBC forwarder. Thank you very much. Am wondering why there was no date written on the plaque.
I will be sending the details with pictures on the blog.