81% of Indian Women have never accessed the internet on their phones
"The gender disparity is rooted in a culture that restricts autonomy for women. For instance, Indian women are more likely to”borrow” phones from friends and family than own their own device, according to GSMA. This technically isn’t the same as sharing a computer with a family—it highlights an element of seeking permission and thereby limiting usage. At a time when over a billion Facebook users access the site via mobile, 81% of Indian women have never accessed the internet on their phones."
Read the full Quartz piece, here.