Rural women, development, and telecommunications: a pilot programme in South Africa
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JournalGender & Development
Document typeJournal article
DescriptionTelecentres- places where people can pay for the use of devices such as telephones, fax machines, and computers- are currently opening throughout Africa. They are seen as providing a much needed communications infrastructure to a continent poorly supplied by telecommunication facilities (Acacia 1997). Heather Schreiner outlines the obstacles to rural women gaining from this technology. This article is hosted by our co-publisher Taylor & Francis. For the full table of contents for this and previous issues of this journal, please visit the <a href="http://www.genderanddevelopment.org">Gender and Development</a> website.