Education is one of the most powerful and effective weapon to change the world and its inhabitance. Communication and information are closely related to one another and it has the ability and power to bring about many changes.
The Information and Communication Technology includes a number of communicational devices and many other applications. This may include like radio, television, newspapers and internet etc.
In the past or even today there are many women in the world who are traditional bound, and are still living a disadvantageous life, however with the help the information technology and communication many women have been liberated from such bondages and it has greatly empowered them.
With the development of the communication technologies, passing and receiving information has become much easier and faster with the help of the telecommunication channels such as radio, cell phones, television, computer, wireless devices, internet connectively and other social medias.
Such mediums of communication are often used as a tool to educate and empower women.
In the family, women play a very important role, at the same time they have a crucial role to play in the development of the society or community. But in most cases women’s voice are often unheard & unnoticed since they lack education or are illiterate or they lack confidence in themselves. So, information technology played a very important role in educating, training and empowering women to stand on their feet and contribute their best for the growth of the society and nation.
Women’s play a pivotal role in the development of the nation, so they have to take up their responsibilities and do their best for the growth of the country.
In most of the undeveloped and developing countries, women are still deprived of their rights, such as right to education, right to freedom of expression and many more. They are treated badly by their husbands, they are ask to take care of their children, cook food for the entire household, clean houses, wash dishes and to look after the old aged member of the family.
Due to lack of information and education, women around the world especially in underdeveloped countries, suffer from various kinds of problems in the family, in community and in the society.
Therefore, educating and empowering women is one of the most important factors in determining and accomplishing the role of information technology and the success of the country at large.
The role of Information and Communication Technology is very powerful and essential especially in empowering women. It will help them to build up confidence in themselves to voice their concerns and speak out and stand up for their rights without any fear. And also to and acquire knowledge and skills about various issues that affects women in general.
In developed countries women are experiencing social empowerment and more freedom when compared to underdeveloped countries. The reason being, they have access to various information about anything. So they are aware of what is happening in and around them.
For example, access to Internet and use of SmartPhones and watching television etc will help them to stay connected and be in touch with one another whenever they needed support and assistance. Information technology is one tool that will help women free from various barriers.
The importance of communication technology of the present world is increasing, it’s role in the development and empowerment of women in particular can never be taken for granted.
Important and useful information given at the right time will help people to escape from various dangers and it will in return help the society at large to face though challenge successfully.
The communication channels like that of a radio, television, mobile phones and the internet facilities that are available in the present generation are quite effective and useful for educating, training, connecting and sharing information even to the remotest locations.
With the advancement of the present technology, the world that we live in is getting smarter, smaller and easier to live in. In the part the use of Solar Energy, is very less but, today the world is very conscious about the damages and effects of the environment that we live in.
Social and environmental issues that we face in our day today life, is one of the hottest topic which is as important as the problems that the women are facing in the world.
There are various other programs related to education, health and employment that have been addressed by media on daily basis. Such issues are taken seriously when it’s flashed in the newspapers and television.
On the other hand, empowering women and encouraging them to move forward to take up various challenges inorder to emancipate other women who are still in bondage and to give them the support and encouragement to experience the joy and freedom which they needed the most.
The greatest development of the 20th century is the introduction and use of Internet; it has drastically changed the way people communicate to one another. The world is becoming a global village with the advancement of the recent technologies; especially the information and communication sector is speedily growing.
Inability to access internet due to lack of education is one of the greatest barrier faced by many women in the world. So educating and training them to access internet and other media will definitely enhance their status and in return improve their lifestyle and living standard.
This is one way of empowering and encouraging women to play effective role in the development of the society and the country at large.
In most of the remote areas where there is no electric supply, the use of solar energy should be encouraged, and government should take up such projects in rural areas.
Internet had opened many doors and opportunities for millions of people to stay connected to one another without wasting your time and energy. Various channels of communications are also available for people to pass information and other services in much faster and easier way.
Social medias and other technologies for communications have enhanced the way people keep in touch with close friend and family members wherever they are. Distance is no longer a barrier in today’s generation.
Therefore, information and communication technology plays an important role in empowering women to take up their responsibilities and face the challenges that are hindering them to move forward in life.