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RAMIFICATIO

N OF DIGITAL
DIVIDE

DEFINITION OF TERMS
Digital

divide- the gap between those


who have access to the internet and
those who dont
Social capital- the network of
relationship between people who live in
a certain society
Knowledge capital- intangible asset that
represents valuable ideas and methods
Human capital- refers to the
knowledge , skills and experience an
individual possesses.

GENDER DIVIDE
Stats show that in developing
countries the percentage of
females using the internet is
23% less than males

DIVIDE IN
CONTENT
English dominates the
internet, 70% of websites are
written in english

DIVIDE IN
NFRASTRUCTURE
Developed countries have
access to more detailed
infrastructure that is up to
date.

Universal access
divide
People who are physically
challenged are often
disenfranchised when it
comes to internet access.

SKILLS DIVIDE
Being computer literate is one
of the biggest opportunities of
adoption of technology , in
the workplace these are
needed.

HOW TO ASSIST THE


GOVERNMENT
Teach

people basics of using the


internet
Promote the joy of computing
Promote non-violent conflict resolution
Provide incentives for community
organisations

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