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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the EQUALS Global Partnership?
    The EQUALS Global Partnership for Gender Equality in the Digital Age is a committed group of corporate leaders, governments, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, academic institutions, NGOs and community groups around the world dedicated to promoting gender balance in the technology sector by championing equality of access, skills development and career opportunities for women and men alike. Women and girls are essential in building inclusive and gender-transformative technology. Join us in empowering women and girls with the digital skills needed to shape their own future – as learners, users, creators, entrepreneurs, and leaders. Learn more here.
  • What can I find in the EQUALS Digital Skills Hub?
    You will find a wealth of information on efforts from around the world aiming to bridge the digital skills gap. These include projects, resources, and case studies, each with a page with relevant filters to facilitate your search. All resources are open source, accessible free of charge. Most of the content you find on the EQUALS Digital Skills Hub is in English with some linked to external sites in other languages. We plan to make more information available and support the website in other languages in the future.
  • How does science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) relate to digital skills and the gender digital skills divide?"
    Although the main focus of the EQUALS Digital Skills Hub is advancing girls’ and women’s competencies and skills in information and communication technologies (ICTs), the EQUALS Skills Coalition is concerned about the persistent gap in girls’ and women’s participation in STEM more broadly. The Hub includes resources and projects aiming to empower girls and women to be users, creators and innovators in STEM fields.
  • How can I share information on resources I find in the EQUALS Digital Skills Hub?
    Click on the social media icon under each project or resource. These will allow you to share with those around you via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and e-mail.
  • My project or resource is not included. Can I add it to the EQUALS Digital Skills Hub?
    Yes! You can add your contribution(s) to projects and resources using these simple forms (projects | resources). Before your contributions are included in the Digital Skills Hub, they will be reviewed by EQUALS. We are always grateful for contributions.
  • Can I add my project or resource to the EQUALS Digital Skills Hub even if it is not in English?
    Do not hesitate to send in information on your project or resource even if it is not in English. Please understand that it may take some time for this to appear on the website as it will have to be reviewed. We are trying our best to make the website available in other languages in the future.
  • Can my project be included as a case study?
    Yes! The EQUALS Skills Hub has an open call for case studies. If you want to share stories on how your project has contributed in narrowing the gender digital skills gap please fill in this form. We are looking forward to receiving your case study!
  • Where can I find out more about EQUALS?
    The EQUALS Global Partnership for Gender Equality in the Digital Age works to reverse the increasing gender digital divide and to close the gap by 2030, supporting UN Sustainable Development Goal 5 by empowering women through their use of information and communication technologies. Learn more here.
  • I have read through the FAQ and still have a question, what do I do?"
    Write us a line through our contact form. For media inquiries, add details on what you are looking for, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
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