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    COVID-19 And Girls Education: The Gap Widens | BOOM

    Jun 13, 2020 20:41 IST

    Recently, a 14 year old teen in Kerala killed herself because she couldn't access online classes brought on by the COVID-19 lockdown. Women in India account for 16% internet users compared to 36% men, massively impacting their access to education. The COVID-19 lockdown has exposed India's deeply gendered digital divide which fails our daughters by design. BOOM brings a ground report from Madhya Pradesh.