Title: Because I am a Girl 2010: Girls and ICTs
Author: Linda Raftree
Source: Wait… What? blog
Date (published): 22/09/2010
Date (accessed): 26/09/2010
Type of information: blog post
On-line access: yes (HTML)
"The urban and digital environments are the 21st century’s fastest-growing spheres. Both offer enormous potential for girls around the world, but prejudice and poverty exclude millions of girls from taking advantages of the transformative possibilities that cities and information and communication technologies (ICTs) can offer. Exploitation and the threat of violence exist in both urban spaces and in cyberspace, especially for the most marginalized and vulnerable girls.
Since 2007, Plan has published annual reports on the state of the world’s girls. The 2010 ‘Because I am a Girl report’ is called Digital and Urban Frontiers: Girls in a Changing Landscape. It focuses on girls in these two rapidly expanding spaces: the urban and the digital."
The report is downloadable from the above address.