It is impossible to empower women
without using modern communication technologies
Communication and information
technology is the main driver for the utility of tools, practices, economics,
culture, politics and many other social components.
Therefore, it cannot be
ignored in empowering human beings, especially women, as 50% of the active
members of communities.
Nowadays, in the process of
transiting from traditional practices to the trend of adopting modern
communication technologies, it can be argued that more companies and service
providers are aware of the effective role of technologies in providing their services,
and also the easier access of the applicants to their services.
The first step in designing
products based on new technologies is to promote the capabilities and
potentials of human resources. Therefore, it is vital to provide society with the necessary platform.
If we want our society to
evolve, we must equip women, like men, with a variety of communication tools,
and put aside any kind of gender discrimination.
Fortunately, internet and the
virtual world have closed the path to any gender barriers, in a way that, what
is important for many organizations and corporations these days is to be able
to have innovative and creative
employees ( men and women) which
seems impossible without benefiting from new technologies.
Therefore, we, the executives
and the authorities, must understand this issue in seeking to provide
facilities and conditions for the women to access modern technologies including
Fortunately, today, with the
help of women`s benefiting from modern
technologies and the rise of their digital literacy, they are more likely to
face a variety of risks and threats, including physical and mental illnesses,
social hazards as well as jab opportunities, health promotion and career
During the recent years, in
the national post Company with a view to equality of women and men employees,
and emphasize on strengthening their skills in the field of communication and
information technology, network and information security in the organization,
the concept and generalities of the e-government, management of tools and
organizational information and skills of working with computers, were designed
and implemented in the same way for female and male employees in from of
In addition, last year, the
women`s empowerment training course aimed to create more opportunities for this
group of employees for jobs and management positions, and in the past two years
they have some achievements in this regard.
In such positions, women, now,
have a representative among the members of the board as well as having several
general managerial posts in the company.
This article has been
published by the Deputy Minister of Communications Hossein Nemati in