Sheetal Ramavtar teaches women in rural India about smartphones and the internet. Empowering women is a motor of social change. Sheetal bikes from village to village along dusty roads in her quest to help women join the digital world.
A nation that can take pride in leading women in fields including politics, education and cyber security is ranked almost the worst for gender equality. DW's head of Urdu, Kishwar Mustafa, explores this dilemma.
Sheetal Bootoli is on a mission. She wants to give the gift of the internet to people across India. For two years, she's been cycling from village to village, getting people online.
On the first day of the Women20 summit in Berlin, Chancellor Angela Merkel was joined by high-ranking women, Ivanka Trump and Christine Lagarde, to discuss the importance of scaling up global female entrepreneurship.
Embodying this year's International Women's Day theme of being bold for change, lawyer Siti Kasim has been striving to empower Malaysia's marginalized and oppressed communities to speak up for themselves.
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