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The backbone

1)How formed is this backbone?

The Internet backbone refers to the principal data routes between large, strategically interconnected networks and core routers in the Internet. These data routes are hosted by commercial, government, academic and other high-capacity network centers, the Internet exchange points and network access points, that interchange Internet traffic between the countries, continents and across the oceans of the world. Traffic interchange between the Internet service providers (often Tier 1 networks) participating in the Internet backbone exchange traffic by privately negotiated interconnection agreements, primarily governed by the principle of settlement-free peering.So it is well formed

2) What needs to happen for it to be fully formed?

Well, In referrence to women; women should be encouraged to become more involved. [HOW?]

Through a global campaign to reduce the digital divide/Knowledge divide problem.

First, it was noticed that a great difference exists between the North and the South[where?] (rich countries vs. poor countries). The development of knowledge depends on spreading Internet and computer technology and also on the development of education in these countries. If a country has attained higher literacy level then this will result in having higher level of knowledge. Indeed, UNESCO's report details many social issues in knowledge divide related to globalization. There was noticed a knowledge divide in respect to

Social class

When a girl gets education everything changes, she seeks to improve herself in every respect. Every woman strives to be better.

3) How this will help me as a woman

It will help me raise awareness, motivate ,advocate , switch perceptions and mobilize women and bring them to the forefront.

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Read global coverage through women's eyes

Letters to a Better World

Letters to a Better World

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Connect with women on the ground worldwide

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CAMBODIA: Ordinary Women Can Make a Difference

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WWW: Women Weave the Web

WWW: Women Weave the Web

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Help us train women citizen journalists

World Pulse Voices of Our Future

World Pulse Voices of Our Future

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Nobel Women's Initiative

Nobel Women's Initiative