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L'IMPORTANCE DE LA TECHNOLOGIE CHEZ LES FEMMES

La nouvelle technologie pour le moment a une très grande importance dans le monde entier ce pourquoi nous voyons même nous qui semble avoir étudie jusqu’à un niveau quelconque vous pouvez avoir un titre de l’université mais si vous ne maîtriser pas l'informatique vous êtes sans valeur c'est pour cela tout le monde aujourd'hui cherche a se connecter dans le monde et l'on ne peut se connecter que par le seul moyen sur internet

Pour moi l'impotence de la nouvelle technologies chez les femmes et les filles est d'une très grande importance car souvent la femme se voit déconsidérée dans toute chose donc pour elle c'est toujours la maternité et la cuisine maintenant si nous voyons que la femme vais prendre conscience de son développement cad qu'elle veux se développer c'est une chose très importante car ça permet a la femme de se connecter avec les autres femmes du monde entier enfin de se faire prévaloir des leurs situation

Enfin je peut dire que l'informatique a une très grande importance chez moi car ça m'apprend a se développer d'avantage et d’approfondir les connaissances apprises au banc de l’école je peut me connecter facilement au monde sans problème en collaborant avec les autres filles et femmes du monde entier ce pourquoi j'aime la nouvelle technologie car ça me permet de partager avec le monde:

English translation by community member amybeth

The Importance of Technology for Women

New technology currently has a very important role in the world, which is why even those of us who have studied and earned a degree from a university, but don't have sufficient computer skills are considered to be without value. Today everyone is trying to connect with everyone else in the world and the only way to connect with each other is through the internet.

For me the inability of women and girls to use new technology is very important. Women often see themselves devalued in every way, often being limited to motherhood and cooking. Women who are able to focus on their own development will gain more confidence as well as make important connections with other women around the world, and will help each other prevail over their situations.

Finally, I can say that technology has a great importance in my life, because it teaches me to develop my own potential and to deepen my understandings. I can connect easily to the world and collaborate with other girls and women around the world. This is why I love new technology, because it allows me to share with the world.

This story was written for World Pulse’s Women Weave the Web Digital Action Campaign. Learn more »

Comments

Y's picture

You are right, Kasongo.

You are right, Kasongo. Education without access to mass communication does not do any of us much good.

Yvette

SanPatagonia's picture

Très vrai!

C'est vrai que l'éducation formelle est confrontée à un nouveau défi. Je suis d'accord avec toi, Kasongo! Maîtriser l'informatique est le véritable défi, particulièrement pour les femmes.
Il est très intéressant que vous pensez de l'univers domestique et le monde public. Ces jours, je lis un livre sur les femmes et l'Internet qui parle de cette question!

@SanPatagonia
Be a voice, tell a story, start the fire. | Sé una voz, cuenta una historia, enciende el fuego.

smothyz's picture

very true!

Technology has opened a world that we otherwise would not have access to. it is possible to know what the women in other parts of the world are struggling with, what is their joys and how they deal with daily struggles.

Claudia

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only LOVE can do that. -Martin Luther King Jnr.

louise pare's picture

Sharing with the world

Kasongo, thank you for your story. It highlights the power of internet technology as a tool to help women connect with one another. I liked that you included how the computer has made your life richer and fuller. I also liked that you addressed the fact that without this connection women's roles are limited to "motherhood and the kitchen".

I am interested to know what other countries you have networked with through World Pulse?

May you continue to enjoy the new connections you are making around the world.

Louise

Louise

georgetted's picture

Sharing your story

Kasongo,

I do not read French as well as I used to be able to do, but I could understand enough to see how empowering and important technology is for you and the women around you. Our connection with other women around the world via the internet is so empowering. I find it strengthens my understanding and wonder at the beauty and grace of women from parts of the world so very different than my own world. I agree that access and the ability to connect on the internet brings women to a greater knowledge and understanding of the possibilities available to women.

I am grateful for your story, and your success with the internet!

Blessings in your new connections, may your life be enriched as you enrich our lives with your strength and willingness to move beyond the confines of "motherhood and the kitchen".

Georgette

The Importance of Technology for Women

New technology currently has a very important role in the world, which is why even those of us who have studied and earned a degree from a university, but don't have sufficient computer skills are considered to be without value. Today everyone is trying to connect with everyone else in the world and the only way to connect with each other is through the internet.

For me the inability of women and girls to use new technology is very important. Women often see themselves devalued in every way, often being limited to motherhood and cooking. Women who are able to focus on their own development will gain more confidence as well as make important connections with other women around the world, and will help each other prevail over their situations.

Finally, I can say that technology has a great importance in my life, because it teaches me to develop my own potential and to deepen my understandings. I can connect easily to the world and collaborate with other girls and women around the world. This is why I love new technology, because it allows me to share with the world.

amybeth's picture

Merci

Chère Kasango,

Merci pour l'opportunité de traduire vos mots. Je trouve vos idées si puissantes. Je suis allée a l'université, mais j'ai peur de technologie. Je le trouve difficile, et j'essaye de l'éviter.

Je veux être, et je vais essayer d'être plus comme vous et d'étreindre la technologie, parce que comme vous dites, ce n'est pas seulement un moyen de faire des connections avec des autres et d'aider les femmes et les filles, mais c'est aussi un moyen de se développer. Merci pour m'avoir donnée du courage.

Amy

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