Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development


  • Mrs. Mary Abena Agyepong
  • Mr. George Yamson
  • Mr. Akoto Osei Baffour
  • Dr. Hammond Oppong Kwarteng
  • Mrs. Akosua Agyakomah Mireku


Women, Women Educators, Business women, Information Communication Technology, Structural Transformation


Purpose –– The study examines women's participation in structural transformation and how ICTs are used in processes that support business enterprise using the current penetration rate of (ICTs) in the Ghanaian economy.

Methods –– A case study approach  was adopted to investigate how women have used ICT to chart structural transformation in Ghana within the Manya and Yilo Krobo Municipalities.

Findings –– The study's findings revealed that some women educators and entrepreneurs in municipalities had adopted ICT to advance their businesses.

Conclusion/Recommendation –– The study identified that significant challenges confronted women in their quest to use ICT ranging from the high cost of equipment and data, high illiteracy rate, and unstable internet connections among others. It is recommended that the Assemblies should invest in public education initiatives as well as in specific ICT training and capacity building for women


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