Phnom Penh: This afternoon, the 26th of June 2020, at the Peace Palace Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo HUN SEN Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia continues to participate in the 36th ASEAN Summit Women in the Digital Age.
The topic of "promoting the role of women in the digital age" is really important as digital technology is increasingly being used in Daily living, especially in the context of the epidemic of Kov-19. At the same time, promoting the role of women is an important part of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 2030).
In the current study, research has shown that corvid-19 has more negative effects on women than men, both in the economy and Societies, especially women in developing countries, are being adversely affected by the majority of women employed in services and the informal economy. And may not be funded by social protection programs that typically cover workers for the economy.
However, promoting the role of women in the use of digital information is viewed as a new opportunity and catalyst. One for accelerating the achievement of gender equality and sustainable socio-economic development. In fact, the contribution of the economy to growth is still very promising.
Therefore, governments of ASEAN Member States and stakeholders, especially the private sector, must come together to create an environment conducive to women's accessibility In capturing these new opportunities and potentials. In this regard, we should continue to prioritize promoting the role of women in the digital age by focusing on the following tasks:
1st) Increase service delivery and improve access to women and girls services for ICT services through: provision of services and places where women can access ICT services easily; Safe and secure investment and setting of policies to provide affordable ICT service.
2). Focus on STEAM education, enabling women and girls to gain new knowledge related to ICT.
3rd). Continuing to promote women's participation in the economy and finance by raising awareness of important business developments, especially for small and medium enterprises. Medium and ICT sectors, broadening the scope of social protection, and taking measures to promote women's role in promoting national economic growth Of the economic recovery plan after the Ivorian outbreak.
4th). Creating an Ecosystem to Meet the Needs of SMEs and Women Entrepreneurs with the Focus on Technology Digitalization, access to financial resources, training and capacity building, etc. To foster new business development in the digital sector.
(5). Strengthen skills such as digital literacy and identity protection so that women can fully and safely benefit from the digital economy.
(6). Promote new initiatives and best practices related to promoting the role of women in digital technology and To share and share experiences among all ASEAN Member States. By: Kolab