Millions of refugees and the agencies that assist them have turned to technology as a vital resource, but gaps remain. How can tech be developed and used more strategically in humanitarian settings?
Dec 17, 2019
Digital equity is fair and just access to the information technology capacity needed for full participation in society, democracy, and the economy. RAND research has explored the digital divide that separates low-income students and their more-advantaged peers—a disparity made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. Other RAND research examines access to telemedicine; being able to work remotely; the global digital skills gap; refugees' technology needs; and limited internet access in autocracies and developing countries.